Furious Over Mercedes Team Robbery
At Brazilian Grand Prix
11/11/2017 8:25 AM PST
Formula One world champ Lewis Hamilton is ballistic after a member of his Mercedes racing team was robbed at gunpoint in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The victim was leaving the circuit track Friday night where Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix will be held, when gunman point the weapon and stole unspecified valuable.
Hamilton says multiple people on his team were held at gunpoint but a Mercedes official tell us they can only confirm one member was robbed.
Hamilton goes on to claim shot were actually fired. He grouses, “This happens every single year here. F1 and the teams need to do more, there’s no excuse!”