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The Lesser Known… Adrian Sutil 23 Mar 2007

Adrian Sutil (GER) MF1 Test Driver. Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, Canadian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Montreal, Canada, 23 June 2006. World © Sutton. Adrian Sutil (GER) Spyker. Formula One Testing, Barcelona, Spain, Day One, Monday 12 February 2007. World © Hartley/Sutton Adrian Sutil (GER) Spyker.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, 15 March 2007 Adrian Sutil (GER) Spyker with the media. Spyker F8-VII Launch, Jimmy Brown Centre, Silverstone, England, 5 February 2007. World © Moy/Sutton

As one of this season’s newest faces, Spyker race driver Adrian Sutil remains something of an unknown quantity. We caught up with the young German to try to discover a little of what makes him tick…

Q: What's in your garage at home?
Sorry, but there is no garage - and no car! I just moved from Germany to Switzerland and I’m travelling most of time, so there is no need to have a car at home. But I'd love to have a Spyker street car - I think I’ll have to talk to my team!

Q: Tell us something we don't know about you?
If I weren't in F1, I would be a stuntman.

Q: Last good deed you did?
I don’t really remember my last good deed… looks as if I’m a bad boy. I’ll have to change and will tell you all my good deeds next time!

Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
I had some during my time in Japan. ‘We are the Champions‘ by Queen for example, or ‘My Way’ by Frank Sinatra.

Q: Funniest thing you've read about yourself in the press?
That I would earn 250,000 Euros in 2007.

Q: Your most embarrassing moment?
No embarrassing moments that I can remember and if I did, I wouldn’t tell.

Q: When you're at home, what do you listen to when driving?
US, UK and German charts, nothing special, sometimes 2Pac.

Q: Best part of being a Formula One driver - apart from the driving?
Flying around the world, meeting many interesting people.

Q: Your most prized possession?
Nothing that would be worth (enough) to tell. I’ll have to work on it and make some money!

Q: Person you most admire?
I do not admire one special person, but rather all those who do have a goal and go straight for it, even if the way is long and hard - all those who believe in themselves.

Q: Do you have any bad habits?
No bad ones, but I’m very impatient and do want to have everything at once!