A first race win for the Red Bull Racing and Tag Heuer partnership last month, and then two new watches released at the Monaco Grand Prix – all in all it’s been a good month for the Formula 1 team. Bearing the blue and red colouring of RBR, these two steel-chronograph watches (one with a steel bracelet, and one with a textile one) are designed in true Tag Heuer style. Continue Reading
A partnership with a Formula 1 team is a right of passage for a luxury watch-maker. There is something about the fine-craftsmanship, engineering and desirability that goes hand-in-hand with F1 and the lifestyle associated with it. When Bell & Ross and the Renault Sport F1 team announced their partnership at the beginning of the season, we were eager to see an F1 edition watch from a company that models its style on the cockpit dials of traditional aircraft. Luckily for us, it’s been a short wait – on the eve of the Chinese GP we have images of their first collaborative timepiece, due for imminent release.
Based on the Williams Chronograph Carbon Fibre Extreme, this limited edition piece features a carbon fibre case that is produced using an Oris-patented manufacturing technique derived from F1. The case is produced from sheets of woven carbon fibre reinforced polymers, making the watch lighter and stronger. Continue Reading
Unveiled at Baselworld 2016, the original Monza Chronograph was produced by Tag Heuer to commemorate Niki Lauda winning his first World Championship with Ferrari in 1975. Continue Reading
The luxury Swiss watchmaker have signed sponsorship deals with McLaren Honda and the new Haas team for 2016. They have had links with Formula 1 in the past few years, with Felipe Massa ‘edition’ watches as well as for Romain Grojean who has been a brand ambassador since 2014. Continue Reading