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Hamilton and Sutil hope to make amends
Wednesday 22nd May 2013, 18:11 by TF1T Staff
The pair prior to their falling out (© Sutton Images)
Lewis Hamilton and Adrian Sutil's relationship remains a touchy subject, with the pair admitting they plan to make amends.
The former friends shared their first press conference together on Wednesday in Monaco since their falling out following Sutil's conviction of grievous bodily harm in 2011. The German had asked Hamilton to stand as a witness, but the Mercedes driver opted against, prompting Sutil to call him a "coward".
When asked about their relationship, Hamilton said things were 'different' and he hoped to make amends.
"Things are different, definitely," he said. "We've spoken a couple of times and we've planned to get together at some stage and just have a chat basically.
"We've been great friends for a long long time and we've had some of the best times together along the way, especially, as you said, in Formula Three times.
"You can only really count your good friends on one hand maybe, so as people say, good friends are hard to come by, so I want to make sure we get things right."
Sutil's response wasn't as welcoming.
"Well, as he said, yes, [it's] different and I'm still waiting for a coming together. I can't say anything more," he added.
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