Adrian Sutil, Force India, Istanbul, 2011

Eric Lux to pursue criminal action against Adrian Sutil

2011 F1 seasonPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Adrian Sutil, Force India, Istanbul, 2011
Adrian Sutil, Force India, Istanbul, 2011

Eric Lux has confirmed he will pursue a criminal case against Adrian Sutil following an incident in a club in Shanghai.

Lux, the chief executive of Genii Capital which owns the Renault F1 team, issued the following statement through Swiss legal firm Lalive:

“In the view of the recent events which occurred in Shanghai on April 17th, Mr Eric Lux has decided to file a criminal complaint against Mr Adrian Sutil for physical assault and grievous bodily harm.

“As soon as the complaint is registered, the Federation Internationale de l?Automobile (FIA) and the team Force India will be notified.

“Furthermore, please note that Mr Eric Lux does not exclude commencing an action against any other persons involved in this matter.”

Sutil made a statement on Thursday apologising for the incident, in which Lux is reported to have suffered a cut to his neck.

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