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.
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.
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This incident capped off a disappointing weekend for Vettel, who only managed to qualify in 16th for Sunday’s race having crashed out in Q1.
Vettel managed to make his way back into 11th in an eventful race, which saw reigning champion Max Verstappen win after Charles Leclerc’s engine issue.
Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton suffered a first-lap puncture, which saw him drop down to 19th. The seven-time champion came roaring back to finish fifth, behind Carlos Sainz, George Russell, Sergio Perez and Verstappen.
Source: TalkSport.com Motorsport