Adrian Sutil: back to the light

Adrian Sutil: back to the light

Adrian Sutil fell out of F1 after being convicted of GBH. Now back with Force India, he tells Peter Windsor how a year on the sidelines has changed his entire outlook on life

The image was compelling, and I caught it as we were boarding the flight to Malaysia: Ricky Ponting, former Australian cricket captain, wearing a black eye and a face of contrition.

"I have to admit to myself that I have a problem with alcohol at times and I intend to overcome this problem… I apologise for my actions," he was saying on ABC TV. "I am seeking counselling and I've already gone ahead and arranged that…"

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