F1 driver Adrian Sutil to stand trial in Germany over Shanghai bar fight
Now, most of us have been there and done that, but the details of this particular incident remain scarce. Apparently, during the altercation, Sutil cut Lux's neck with a broken bottle. Over what they were fighting, exactly, we don't know, but the fight apparently broke out after the end of the Chinese Grand Prix last April. According to ESPN, a number of F1 personalities – drivers, managers, team owners – were present and celebrating together, lending to the likelihood that some of the world's hottest of hot shoes could be called to testify at the trial scheduled for the end of this month.
Whether Sutil is found guilty of any wrongdoing or not, it seems the incident has all but completely scuttled any chance he had of returning to the grid for the upcoming season: Force India has already replaced him and Williams (his other prospect) went with Bruno Senna, leaving only HRT with a seat open.
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