Richard Mille : Felipe Massa loyal to Richard Mille

Even in the temporary absence of Rafael Nadal, the world’s first tennis player to play all his matches (and to win tournaments!) wearing a tourbillon watch, hardly a month goes by without one of the Richard Mille ambassadors making international headlines. The brand’s impressive roster include the phenomenal Bubba Watson on golfing greens; “rocket-powered” sprinter Yohan Blake in athletics stadiums; the most titled polo player ever in the person of Pablo McDonald; and one of the most longstanding sportsmen in the Richard Mille stable, F1 racing driver Felipe Massa. In October, Richard Mille and Felipe Massa brought each other mutual luck when the Brazilian champion won 2nd place in the Japanese Grand Prix, as ever with his RM 050 on the wrist; while Richard Mille also received the 2012 Watch of the Year award at the SIAR (Salon Internacional Alta Relojeria) for its RM 056 Felipe Massa, a split-second chronograph and tourbillon model in an all-sapphire case. The same model was also a finalist at the 2012 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix).

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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