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Posted on Monday, January 16, 2012

Sutil to Lotus rumours 'a joke' scoffs Lux

Eric Lux scoffed when asked if Adrian Sutil was ever really a contender to race for the Lotus team in 2012. German Sutil has lost his Force India race seat after five seasons and is hoping he can rescue his embattled career by switching to Williams. Earlier, however, the 29-year-old was linked with Lotus, the former Renault team now owned by Genii, the investment firm headed by Luxembourgian Lux. Lux claims he was attacked by Sutil in a Shanghai nightclub last April, in an incident […]

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2012

Sutil's F1 career in doubt over nightclub fight

Adrian Sutil, and possibly Lewis Hamilton, will be heading to court later this month over a nightclub incident that occurred last April. German Sutil, who has lost his Force India drive and is reportedly now out of the running for the Williams seat, is accused of cutting Lotus team executive Eric Lux with a broken glass at a post-event party in China. The 29-year-old, who celebrated a birthday this week, will defend the Munich court's charge of grievous bodily harm, with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung […]

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2011

Rosberg has a new Mercedes contract

Nico Rosberg has hinted he will stay at Mercedes beyond his current contract. Recent reports said the German has been offered a new deal to keep him at the team for at least four more years. "Nico and Mercedes are interested in a very long term cooperation," admitted Norbert Haug. The 26-year-old driver told FAZ newspaper in Singapore: "We are currently discussing that." Also on the cards is a new contract for Rosberg's current teammate Michael Schumacher, whose current deal is also set to expire […]

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011

Critics 'paid to open mouths' - Schumacher

Aug.25 (GMM) Michael Schumacher has moved to ridicule those pundits who think he should quit.

Television pundits Niki Lauda, the triple world champion, and former team owner and boss Eddie Jordan, recently derided 42-year-old German Schumacher's perf...

Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2011

'Stubborn' Schumacher admits mistakes of past

Aug.25 (GMM) On the 20th anniversary of his 1991 debut, Michael Schumacher has shown a rare moment of contrition as he looks back at his F1 career.

He is faraway the most successful driver in the sport's history, but according to some his achievement...

Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2011

Lux files criminal complaint against Sutil

Jun.23 (GMM) Eric Lux has now filed an official legal complaint against Force India driver Adrian Sutil.

The affair follows an incident in a Shanghai nightclub in April, during which Renault team co-owner Lux was reportedly cut on his neck with a bro...

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2011

Oldest ex-F1 driver turns 100

Jun.20 (GMM) Paul Pietsch on Monday becomes the only living former formula one driver with a three-digit age.

The German, born on 20 June 1911, drove Alfa Romeos and Maseratis in the modern world championship's earliest years, failing to win a race o...