All 60 of Red Bull's F-1 trophies stolen

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All 60 of Red Bull's F-1 trophies stolen

Post by 00521 on Sun Dec 07, 2014 9:22 pm

Here's a very interesting one.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-30359781




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Re: All 60 of Red Bull's F-1 trophies stolen

Post by Jarnooo on Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:15 am

Read about this the other day. I have to say, impressive work by the thieves...

Pretty heartbreaking for Red Bull. The only real tangible showings of their success taken away from them.

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Re: All 60 of Red Bull's F-1 trophies stolen

Post by 00521 on Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:21 am

Jarnooo wrote:Read about this the other day. I have to say, impressive work by the thieves...

Pretty heartbreaking for Red Bull. The only real tangible showings of their success taken away from them.


VERY Strange.

Has never happened before in F-1 and probably will never happen again.

The good thing is that all of these items are recent.

They can be easily replicated should Interpol fail to get them back, at which point, the originals would have little value.



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Post by RaySinKa on Mon Dec 08, 2014 11:01 am

I read somewhere that all the stolen trophies were replicas.

I doubt that original or replica they have little resale value so they will probably be broken up and sold for scrap Sad Some silly thief thought that they were really silver and gold!

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Post by esterence on Mon Dec 08, 2014 1:23 pm

Not all, some of it.

It's really silly, they can't sell it away and it has no meaning to them. Why steal?
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Post by Jarnooo on Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:49 pm

Black market? I'm sure some mafioso would love it on his mantelpiece.

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Post by RaySinKa on Mon Dec 08, 2014 7:18 pm

Jarnooo wrote:

Black market? I'm sure some mafioso would love it on his mantelpiece.


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Post by KoKiNa on Tue Dec 09, 2014 3:37 pm

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Post by F1 forever on Sun Dec 14, 2014 8:38 pm

Horner said it was done for the silver. Supposedly, the price of silver is quite high right now.
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Post by RaySinKa on Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:32 pm

BBC Report

Red Bull robbery: 20 of stolen trophies found in a Sandhurst lake;


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Post by F1 forever on Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:43 pm

RaySinKa wrote:BBC Report

Red Bull robbery: 20 of stolen trophies found in a Sandhurst lake;


I'd guess those are the replicas - which would confirm Horner's theory.
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Re: All 60 of Red Bull's F-1 trophies stolen

Post by Jarnooo on Thu Dec 18, 2014 2:40 am

Probably all the Santander ones...worthless!

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