Four-time F1 world champion Vettel had his bag stolen through a car window, a major Catalan publication claims The Periodicaloutside his hotel after Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.
But in a bid to try to track down his stolen bag using his scooter, Vettel used a GPS signal from the AirPods headphones that were in the bag using the Find my iPhone app to find out where they were. were.
The Periodical reported that Vettel went after the signal while riding a scooter through town and managed to reach the trace.
Although Vettel was able to find his headphones at the point on the map that appeared on his iPhone, the bag and other items that were found inside were nowhere to be found, with the headphones likely thrown away by the thieves. to get rid of the smell.
Sebastien Vettel, Aston Martin
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An Aston Martin spokesperson confirmed to Autosport on Monday afternoon that Vettel was the victim of the theft of the bag.
“A bag belonging to Sebastian Vettel was stolen from Barcelona this morning,” the team confirmed.
“He tried to find it by using his iPhone to track his headphones that were in his bag; but when he located his headphones, he found them abandoned and therefore could not find his stolen bag.
Vettel reported the incident to local authorities, who launched an investigation.