Racing beauties

Partnerships with the world of car or motorbike racing are legion in the field of luxury watchmaking. Brand logos adorn the drivers’ race suits, various racing cars, or float by the side of the track. Technical colors and characteristics are picked up to create timepieces tailored to the practice of these high-speed sports, ensuring there are no more excuses for missing out on the race against time.

baume-et-mercier1Clifton Club Indian® Burt Munro Tribute 1967

In tribute to the world record set by Burt Munro in 1967, this watch features key details such as 184 for the timed speed record; 35 for the driver’s lucky number; and a sandblasted silvercolored dial representing the Bonneville Salt Flats where the feat was accomplished.

chopard1Mille Miglia Racing Colours

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of its partnership with the Mille Miglia rally, Chopard has created five chronographs sporting the historical national colors of car liveries back in the day : Italian red, British green, German gray, Belgian yellow and French blue.

frederique-constant1Vintage Rally Healey Chronograph Automatic

As official partner of the 5th European Healey Meeting, the brand introduced a selfwinding chronograph in a 2,888-piece limited edition, featuring two counters and fitted with a perforated strap echoing the design of classic Healey steering wheels.

artya watcheRace 250 GTO

Inspired by the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, the hand-crafted dial of this unique model within a series of nine pays tribute to the famous racing car through a 3D design depicting a spoked wheel, driven by a fast-rotation system.

Review overview