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Red Bull have had a bunch Trophies stolen

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Jimlaad43, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Jimlaad43

    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

  2. Did Vettel take the security guards with him too? Very odd that such a building would go unprotected.
  3. Ricoow

    420 Premium Member

    Unprotected? Nahh, they just knocked on the front door with something a bit larger than a fist ;)
    Took out the entire front of the building to get to the trophies. Security was reported to be monitoring somewhere else in the building, could be they had a distraction or something :p
  4. Bruno Sousa Ferreira

    Bruno Sousa Ferreira
    Strategy Mister!

    lets put it this way, the thieves stole the least valuable things in that building.
    (next season car design would be worth a bit more than some trophies)
  5. Chris Jenkins

    Chris Jenkins
    Driving til the wheels fall off

    The building was ram-raided.
    There were security guards working, but there's nothing they could've done.

    Really horrible news. The factory is only 2 mins from my house. Makes me dislike the area!
  6. Bram

    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Odd robbery this. What are those thieves going to do with it? Brag in the pub that they've become constructor champions?
  7. Robert vd Heide

    Robert vd Heide
    Piloting RC Helicopters and sim Racecars

    it may be the revenge of an employee that was fired
    and thought he earned those trophees too

    no serious ,professional criminal would steal sports relics like these

    of course we could check first if theo Maassen hasnt got those to put next to his PSV cups ;)
  8. It is truly a pity. Those trophies were the team's pride. Well at least I take some comfort in
    knowing that they were insured, so they could easily reconstruct them using the insurance money,
  9. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    It really sucks.
    600 odd people's pride and joy and the tangible rewards of a teams incredible journey from Stewart Ford to Jaguar to Red Bull.
    Its sounds too professional to be some idiot. Also to items are not sale-able. So it smell to me like a "rob to order" scenario like seen in the art world.
    Some billionare decides they would suit his new den. Possibly one with a dislike of energy drinks or Mateshitz.
  10. Frank

    Administrator Staff Premium Member

    Least valuable in money ye.
  11. Jimlaad43

    Nice apex, I'll take it! Premium Member

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