Announcing the Winners of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance — with Rolex

 |  August 17th, 2015

You may have noticed that since last Friday, we have been covering the Monterey Classic Car Week — a vintage car haven — on a daily basis. Today we bring you the short and sweet results of the superlative events of the week — of which Rolex sponsored four prestigious parlays, including sponsoring the RolexMonterey Motorsports Reunion, and acting as the Official Timepiece of the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. Rolex  was out in force yesterday to present the awards to the winners of both of these prestigous events. At the   2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Best of Show went to a 1924 Isotta Frashini Tipo 8A, owned by Jim Patterson Collection of Louisville, Kentucky – won Best of Show. The classic car…

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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015, and Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion Come to Close

 |  August 16th, 2015

Today marks the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach and the conclusion of the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, ending Monterey Classic Car Week — one of the most exciting weeks in vintage automotive circles. Pebble Beach Golf Links has witnessed many memorable triumphs in its history, including U.S. Open wins for Rolex ambassadors Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, but the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is a very different affair. In fact, the gathering of prized collectors’ cars on the 18th fairway overlooking the Pacific Ocean has earned a reputation as one of the finest car exhibitions. Launched in 1950 as a small social event with an accompanying road race designed to showcase the most avant-garde vehicles of the period, the event has…

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A Look at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, 2015- Sponsored by Rolex

 |  August 15th, 2015

This is the much-anticipated action-packed automotive weekend of the year – taking place in Monterey, California, since Thursday and culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance tomorrow. On Thursday, The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex took place, as did the practice sessions for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. You can read more about that Tour in our post here. Yesterday, the practice sessions continued and, concurrently, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, took place. Today sees the top racing moments at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and tomorrow the judging of the most famous car presentation in the world: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – with Awards presentations and ceremonies at both events. We have been privileged to attend…

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NAWCC Exhibit Demonstrates how James Bond, Agent 007 Appearing Soon in Spectre, Embraced the Quartz Watch Era

 |  August 7th, 2015

Later this year, the new James Bond movie Spectre will premier. It is the 24th James Bond film being produced by Eon Productions, and features Daniel Craig as Agent 007. While Bond will be wearing an Omega watch in the movie wherein he meets a global crime agency called Spectre, there was a time that the secret agent wore other watches and — in the quartz era — even sported quartz technology.  Over the years since its first appearance on the silver screen, the James Bond films have regularly captured international acclaim for the props, the cars, the gadgets, the girls and 007 himself. What we like most about Bond … well, the watches, of course. Since the Bond movies…

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Omega Unveils Charity Component to Summer Olympic Games 2016 and Shows Off the Seamaster Bullhead Rio watch

 |  August 4th, 2015

Yesterday, Omega — the Official Timekeeper of the Summer 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro — announced a charity component that will accompany the one-year countdown to the big event. The brand is  partnering with Viva Rio, a Brazilian non-profit organization that works  to promote a culture of peace and social inclusion. Every month for the next 12 months, Omega will announce a new venture designed to leave a lasting impression on the host city. The first of the 12 social action projects supports vulnerable mothers in the Costa Barros, North Zone, of Rio, where violence is high. Omega will revitalize a  center where pregnant women and mothers can gain  education and healthcare from a multi-disciplinary team of professionals.  You can read more…

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