F1 Italian Grand Prix: Carlos Sainz thanks police after alleged robbery attempt

Carlos Sainz has thanked Milanese police after he was reportedly the target of an attempted theft after Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. Reports suggestexternal-link that the Ferrari driver and a bodyguard chased down thieves who targeted the Spaniard’s watch. They were then helped by members of the public before the police arrived. “Many thanks to all the people who helped us, to the Milan police for their quick intervention and thanks for all your messages,” Sainz said. Spanish sports daily Marca and Italy’s Gazzetta dello Sportexternal-link reported that street robbers ran off with Sainz’s watch, reportedly worth at least 300,000 euros (£256,440), before they were stopped.

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