Martini Racing™ Teams Up With BRM for Iconic Timepiece Collection

PRINT PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE STAFF March 3, 2017Series News

Launching a limited-edition collaboration, BRM and Martini Racing™ introduce their inaugural timepiece collection.

DALLAS, TX – BRM Chronographes is now the Official Timepiece of Martini Racing™. Introducing the inaugural Martini Racing™ Collection for pre-order in March 2017, the companies will release the limited-edition watches in June, and the bespoke collaboration brings together two uniquely individual companies united by the art of motorsports.

BRM’s artisans have translated the Martini Racing™ legacy into mechanically sophisticated, handcrafted timepieces that channel the spirit and aesthetic of the brand and team. Built to provide optimizable options, the models feature signature elements that reflect the Martini Racing™ livery.

“Since 1968, Martini Racing™ has created some of the most iconic moments in motorsports with Porsche, Brabham, Lancia, Lotus, and many more,” notes Frederic Gasser, BRM Americas’ President. “It’s a great pleasure to announce our partnership through a limited-edition collection of our classic V12 timepieces. We look forward to making history with Martini® and being part of their successful legacy!”

Releasing only 150 numbered timepieces in each of the two initial series, the white V12-44-MR-01 and navy V12-44-MR-02 chronographes will be available in June. Specifications of the collection include: SERIES: Two limited-edition, 150-model series feat. the V12-44-MR-01 and V12-44-MR-02 | MOVEMENT: Auto-chronograph | CASE: 44mm in stainless steel; crystal sapphire front/back | DIAL: White or navy, custom-painted with livery striping | LUGS, CROWN, & SCREWS: Finest 18/8 stainless steel; logo engraved on crown | HANDS: Super-light, custom-painted | STRAP: White or navy perforated leather, custom stitched in signature colors | PRICE: Upon request | AVAILABILITY: Arriving June 2017; pre-orders now open.

ABOUT BRM CHRONOGRAPHES: Inspired by motorsports, driven by craftsmanship and engineered for exclusivity, BRM’s bespoke timepieces are defined by pure racing spirit. Devoting more than two years to experimentation before launching the label’s inaugural chronograph in 2003, founder Bernard Richards channeled his mechanical expertise to build a brand that’s gone the distance as the only French watchmaking manufacture. Fully customizable, BRM products are built for authenticity and performance, and the company’s limited-edition series have garnered elite partnerships with iconic brands, teams, tracks, and drivers around the globe.

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