Red Bull F1 team recovers part of stolen trophies

The Red Bull Formula 1 team has recovered some of the trophies stolen from its factory earlier this month

Red Bull F1 team recovers part of stolen trophies

Over 60 trophies were stolen from its Milton Keynes factory at the start of December after a vehicle drove through the front entrance of the building.

Red Bull said around 20 of the trophies were found in the Horseshoe Lake near Sandhurst, around 60 miles from the factory.

"It's good news that some of our trophies have been found and thanks to the police for all their help so far," said team boss Christian Horner.

"The fact that some of the trophies were discarded in a lake and damaged shows how senseless this crime was.

"While the trophies mean an enormous amount to the team, their intrinsic value is low - and the extent of the damage that was caused to the factory by the offenders during the break-in was significant.

"Hopefully we can get the trophies back to our factory where they belong and get replicas made of those that we can't."

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