Two members of the Mercedes F1 team were robbed at gunpoint last Wednesday in Mexico City when their chauffeur-driven car was stopped on its way to the team’s hotel from the airport.

From the Guardian

Mercedes F1 team member robbed at gunpoint before Mexican Grand Prix

The harrowing incident, involving two gunmen, occurred as the individual was travelling in a chauffeur-driven vehicle from Mexico City Airport to the team’s hotel on Wednesday.

While both the member of the Mercedes team, who was not wearing branded apparel, and driver were unhurt in the ordeal, the incident is likely to raise security concerns before Sunday’s race. The member of Mercedes staff has chosen to stay in Mexico for the race. 

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