According to reports, Lewis Hamilton will able to attend Adrian Sutil trial. BBC reports that Hamilton’s lawyer has speak to the judge involved in the case to say that Hamilton will not be able to be present at due to work commitments.
BBC quoted – “Lewis Hamilton is contracted to do work for McLaren on the day in question. The team’s new F1 car is being launched at their factory in Woking, Surrey, on 1 February. Hamilton is currently doing physical training in the United States in preparation for the new season, which starts in Australia on 18 March.
The Sutil trial will now either go ahead as planned, or will be adjourned until a new date so Hamilton can testify.
Sutil has issued an apology for the incident, which happened on the night of last year’s Chinese Grand Prix, which Hamilton won.
Prosecutors are requesting a year’s suspended sentence for Sutil, whose manager has said the driver is looking forward to seeing the truth of the incident come out in court. Force India have already announced Germany’s Nico Hulkenberg as Sutil’s replacement in their team for the 2012 season.”
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