Sutil vows to 'clear his name'

Adrian Sutil's manager says the German driver will use every available means to "clear his name" following the criminal complaint that is set to be filed against him

Sutil vows to 'clear his name'

The Force India driver is set to face a criminal complaint for physical and grievous bodily harm from Eric Lux, the CEO of Renault F1 team owners Genii Capital.

The complaint relates to an incident that took place between the two following the Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Sutil's manager Manfred Zimmermann said that, should Lux proceed with his complaint, the German driver will do everything possible to clear his name.

He also said the German driver remained focused on the Spanish and Monaco Grands Prix coming up.

"Following the recent press statement issued on behalf of Mr. Eric Lux, it has come to our attention, that he intends to submit a criminal complaint against Mr. Adrian Sutil regarding an incident that took place following the Chinese Grand Prix," said Zimmermann in a statement.

"Adrian has already explained, that his actions in China resulted in the accidental injury of Mr. Lux and has apologised unreservedly for his involvement in this unfortunate event.

"Should Mr. Lux proceed with his complaint, Adrian will use every available means to clarify his position and clear his name.

"In the meantime, no further comment will be made on the matter as Adrian continues to focus on the forthcoming races in Barcelona and Monaco."

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