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Special: F1 team lose expensive diamond in marketing campaign gone wrong

Article To news overview © BMW Back in 2004 the Jaguar Racing team, which was taken over by Red Bull a year later, was hard at work promotion the new Ocean's Twelve movie. As a result the cars of Mark Webber and Christian Klien were outfitted with diamonds worth just over 250,000 each. Rather than hide the diamonds away somewhere safe in the cockpit of the car so that Webber and Klien could keep a close watch on the expensive gemstones, someone thought it would be better to put them on the most vulnerable part of the car: the nose. Given it isn't uncommon for a front wing to either be damaged or destroyed while driving around the streets of Monaco, it's no surprise nobody wanted to insure...
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