Lewis Hamilton’s the F1 team member was robbed while he was heading to the airport in Mexico. In fact, the team member was held at the gunpoint in a chauffeur-driven car. The man had his wallet and watches stolen in the horrifying ordeal, which happened as the vehicle was stopped in traffic.
Lewis Hamilton’s colleague was robbed in Mexico City, where he was taking part in the Mexico Grand Prix. The Mercedes worker was held at gunpoint by two unidentified persons, Mexico police have started an investigation. The Formula 1 team member was reportedly left “shaken up” after two men held a gun to him as he was being taken in a chauffeur-driven car to the airport.
The F1’s spokesperson didn’t inform on any hurts of victim or driver, but said “they were a little shaken up for obvious reasons”. Actually, it was just a misfortune, nothing personal. The robbery victim wasn’t wearing branded F1 team clothing at the time of the attack and is not said to be a high-profile Mercedes figure.
The management of F1 has raised the issue regarding the safety of racing stars like Lewis Hamilton and his rival Niko Rosberg as they compete in the event like Mexico Grand Prix. The UK Government warns Brits heading to Mexico they should “keep car doors locked and windows closed, especially at traffic lights”.