Motor racing-Trulli and Sutil keep old argument on the boil

Thu Oct 29, 2009 12:43pm GMT
 
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By Alan Baldwin

ABU DHABI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Toyota's Jarno Trulli and Force India's Adrian Sutil heated up an old argument at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Thursday after almost trading blows in Brazil 11 days ago.

Waving photographs to make his point, Italian Trulli angrily questioned his German rival's eyesight after being accused of 'freaking out' in a lively FIA news conference at the Yas Marina circuit.

After lighting the touch paper with a question about the pair's first lap collision at Interlagos, an incident that led to Trulli being fined $10,000 for aggressively confronting Sutil, reporters sat back and waited for more sparks to fly.

Trulli obliged, seemingly more intent on burying the hatchet in Sutil than backing down.

"Obviously it was very disappointing to end the race like that, especially on the first lap," he said.

"I think I had all the reason to be extremely furious. I've got all the evidence to show that I was there and was next to him, and tomorrow we are going to discuss about it."

Sutil bristled at that suggestion.

"There's nothing to discuss, it was quite an obvious incident," he said.  Continued...

 

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