Sebastian Vettel chases thieves on scooter after having documentation and AirPods stolen in Barcelona following Spanish Grand Prix

Formula One star Sebastian Vettel chased thieves on a scooter after being robbed in Barcelona.

The German, who has four F1 titles to his name, was in the city for the Spanish Grand Prix at weekend where he finished 11th in his Aston Martin car.

Vettel was the victim of a robbery early on Monday morning


He was in Barcelona for the GP


Spanish publication El Periodico reports that Vettel was robbed early on Monday morning – and the 34-year-old later gave chase to the thieves.

The report adds Vettel left his car window open outside his hotel which led to the thieves pinching his bag. It’s understood Vettel had his documentation and AirPods in his backpack.

Vettel was able to pinpoint his headphones through his iPhone’s GPS, which enabled him to trace his belongings to Barcelona’s El Raval area.

It’s claimed he found his Apple headphones abandoned in a shop, however, there was no sign of his backpack or documentation.

Local news outlets claim, per The Sun, that police have opened an investigation after Vettel reported the crime.

It’s believed the documentation were the only valuables Vettel lost.