Four-time Formula One world champion Vettel’s bag was stolen through a car window, according to a major Catalan newspaper The Periodicalnear his hotel after Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.
But in an effort to locate his stolen bag with a scooter, Vettel used a GPS signal from the AirPods that were in the bag, using the Find my iPhone app, to find out where they were.
The Periodical reported that Vettel followed the signal, riding a scooter through the city, and successfully reached the track.
Although Vettel was able to find his headphones at a point on the map that appeared on his iPhone, the bags and other items that were found in it were nowhere to be seen, and the headphones were probably thrown away by thieves. to get rid of it from the smell.
Sebastian Vettel, Aston Martin
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Aston Martin spokesman confirmed to Motorsport.com on Monday afternoon that Vettel was the victim of a bag theft.
“A bag that belongs Sebastian Vettel was stolen in Barcelona this morning, ”the team confirmed.
“He was trying to find it using his iPhone to keep track of his headphones that were in his bag; but when he found his headphones, he found them abandoned and therefore could not find his stolen bag. “
Vettel reported the incident to local authorities, who have launched an investigation.