Sebastian Vettel ‘chased down thieves on scooter’ after being robbed in Barcelona

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SEBASTIAN VETTEL was reportedly caught up in an altercation the day after the Spanish Grand Prix.

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Aston Martin star Sebastian Vettel chased down robbers in Barcelona after they stole a backpack from his automotive, in response to reviews. The German was caught up within the unsavoury incident on Monday, the day after the Spanish Grand Prix the place he completed simply exterior the factors in P11. 

Vettel and his household might have been anticipating some down time after a sweltering weekend of F1 motion, however El Periodico declare that robbers stole a backpack from his automotive on Monday. The German was driving an Aston Martin in Barcelona, and when he bought out for a quick second thieves reportedly pounced on a possibility to steal his backpack. 

The four-time world champion supposedly realised {that a} pair of headphones throughout the bag contained a monitoring gadget, which he was in a position to faucet into by way of his cell phone. Vettel went to the situation on an electrical scooter towards the recommendation of Catalan police. 

Sebastian Vettel 'chased down thieves on scooter' after being robbed in Barcelona

Sebastian Vettel was supposedly robbed in Barcelona (Picture: GETTY)

Native legislation enforcement, often known as Mossos d’Esquadra, tried and didn’t persuade Vettel to file a grievance on the police station as a substitute. Finally the GPS led them to a store the place the headphones had been discovered inside a vase of flowers, seemingly dumped by the robbers. 

Police are nonetheless looking out for the thieves, who’ve maintain of Vettel’s ‘private paperwork’. It indicators a bitter finish to what was in any other case a reasonably promising weekend for the Aston Martin man, who completed 4 locations forward of team-mate Lance Stroll at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. 

Even so, his personal evaluation of the weekend was a brutal one, declaring that his Aston Martin was trundling alongside at ‘Components 2 tempo’ through the Grand Prix.  “It was scorching within the automotive,” he mentioned, per GP Followers. “With eleventh we’re not taking any factors which was the goal.

“I believe for everyone the automotive felt poor as a result of it was so scorching and so slippery with the tyres and we had been going so sluggish. We had been doing Components 2 qualifying tempo within the race, however we managed the tyres higher than most. There’s nonetheless plenty of work to do with this new package deal. We knew it would not be a large step ahead instantly, however we consider it is the higher path for the long run.”

Sebastian Vettel 'chased down thieves on scooter' after being robbed in Barcelona

Sebastian Vettel took P11 on the Spanish Grand Prix (Picture: GETTY)

The German dismissed claims that Aston Martin’s latest package deal of upgrades had been ‘controversial’ when pressed on the matter this weekend. Purple Bull have launched an inner investigation into the placing similarities to their very own automotive.

“Why is it controversial?” he responded. “Who says that? I believe Purple Bull says that, however probably not different folks.”


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