In a nightclub in China on April 17th, Sutil threw a glass at Mr. Lux, Slitting his neck, Narrowly missing a major artery and leaving him bleeding. Mr. Lux required 24 stitches.
Adrian Sutil claimed that he had meant to throw the contents of his glass over Mr. Lux (Not the actual glass) But the glass slipped, leaving Mr. Lux with a slit throat. It was believed that Mr. Lux would drop the case but announced on May 17th that he would in fact go ahead with the charges.
The Judge passed down a sentence of 18 months suspended sentence and a €200,000 fine, money to be given to charities.
Adrian Sutil’s manager today said “This (conviction) does not mean Adrian has no future in Formula One. There will be no consequences with the FIA, and his driving ability has never suffered.”