Bianchi crash an 'eye-opener' says Sutil a year after witnessing wreck

F1's return to Suzuka will be particularly poignant for Adrian Sutil. Last year in fading light and on a damp track, Jules Bianchi, 25, slid off at Turn 7 of the Japanese circuit and into a recovery vehicle. He never regained consciousness, and died from head injuries nine months later. The vehicle he struck was recovering the crashed Sauber of Sutil. The German driver also witnessed...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sutil keeps foot in F1 as Williams reserve driver

Adrian Sutil has joined Williams as its reserve driver for 2015, and thus the former Force India and Sauber driver has landed an unexpected chance to at least keep a foot in the F1 door. In theory he would have stood in had Valtteri Bottas not been declared fit to race this weekend. The team noted: “Adrian will spend time in the team’s race simulator to ensure he is fully accustomed...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

F1: Sauber signs Nasr; now has three drivers with race contracts for 2015

Adrian Sutil has made it clear that Sauber has not addressed the issue of his 2015 contract before announcing that Felipe Nasr will join Marcus Ericsson as a race driver next year. Basically the Swiss team has taken the two drivers on the market with the biggest budgets. Adrian Sutil had a firm two-year deal and presumably will have to be paid off, while Giedo van de Garde had been...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

F1: Sutil gives firsthand account of Bianchi's fateful crash

Sauber driver Adrian Sutil was a firsthand witness to Jules Bianchi’s incident in Suzuka and, while understandably he is not keen to go on record about the impact and its aftermath, the German can provide some background to what conditions were like when his own crash occurred. Sutil says that conditions were good for racing until the rain returned and the light began to fade –...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bianchi unconscious after accident at Japanese GP

SUZUKA, Japan (AP) Marussia Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has been taken to hospital and is unconscious following an accident during the Japanese Grand Prix. The race was red-flagged with nine laps to go after Bianchi went off at Turn 7, where Sauber's Adrian Sutil had crashed earlier. The Sauber was being recovered by a crane when Bianchi went off. Sutil said Bianchi's car had...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Austrian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg fought the bull

“Bullfight critics ranked in rows Crowd the enormous Plaza full; But he’s the only one who knows— And he’s the man who fights the bull.”  - Domingo Ortega The man who fights the bull Rosberg wins at Red Bull Ring Nico Rosberg came in to the Austrian Grand Prix at the top of the F1 drivers champions standings.   He had performed well in the preseason testing and then...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Hulkenberg returns to F1 Force India after season with Sauber

Nico Hulkenberg says he is returning to Formula One team Force India for the 2014 season. The German driver is leaving Sauber after one year and will be back at the British team where he tested and raced in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Paul Di Resta and Adrian Sutil were the drivers for Force India this season, but neither is sure of staying on for 2014. Hulkenberg finished 10th...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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