Adrian Sutil has been handed a three-place grid demotion for impeding Lewis Hamilton during qualifying for the Italian GP. The Force India driver will start the race from 17th after being adjudged by the Monza stewards to have blocked Hamilton at the conclusion of Qualifying Two.
Hamilton was subsequently eliminated for the session and will line up just 12th after claiming pole position for each of the last four races.
Sutil was also handed a drive-through penalty during June's Canadian GP after ignoring blue flags and holding up Hamilton, who was running in second place at the time, for ten corners.
Rightly or wrongly, both incidents will inevitably be linked to the history between Sutil...
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