Monaco driver Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) had his watch stolen in Tuscany on Monday after being arrested by fans. Estimated at least 300,000 euros. An investigation has been launched.
Charles LeclercMonday was a busy one for the F1 champions. The Ferrari driver was walking in the seaside town of Viareggio in Tuscany when his watch was stolen and several Italian media estimated the loss of at least 300,000 euros.
The incident happened around 10pm when the Monegasque was on an unlit street. Charles Leclerc was stopped by fans who wanted to take pictures, creating a small crowd. At the end of the selfie, the pilot realized his watch was missing.
“It’s been months since Via Salvatori (the street where the theft occurred, editor’s note) has been in total darkness. It’s been months since we reported it. Well, last night at Via Salvatori we were robbed Are you going to fix the street lights soon? This is for a friend…”, Andrea Ferrari, the coach of Charles Leclerc who was present during the flight, indignantly took to Instagram. Police have been contacted and an investigation has been launched.
his watch everywhere
Swiss watchmaker Richard Mille’s watch is estimated to be at least 300,000 euros. Richard Mille, one of Charles Leclerc’s historic sponsors, became Ferrari’s official partner last season. The pilot is wearing this famous watch in many photos posted on social networks, and the brand name is also engraved on his suit, at the level of the forearm.
According to Italian media reports media collection, the value of the watch may actually be much higher. Bespoke in the colours of the Monaco flag, Charles Leclerc sold a similar model at auction last year for 2 million euros.