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JULY 21, 2011

Sutil Rubbishes crash stories

Force India driver Adrian Sutil says claims that he destroyed a Gumpert Apollo, an expensive German-built sports car, have been grossly exaggerated!

Sutil confirmed that he was involved in an incident on the challenging Nurburgring Nordschleife on Tuesday, but said: "It was made out to be very dramatic but it was just a technical problem. Something broke at the rear and I lost control at a low speed and touched a barrier at 10kph. That was it.

"Nothing major was broken, they changed the car and there were other cars there and I had three great laps in a Gumpert Apollo. It's a very fast car, really great, and when I read newspaper I was laughing so much because they said I'd lost all my teeth and had to climb out of the wreck! Really, there was nothing to mention...