Cars & Watches: At COTA With Rolex For 2018 Formula 1 Racing

 |  December 5th, 2018

Recently, the 2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship  season came to a dramatic finish. At the 21st and last Grand Prix event of the season,  taking place at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina  race track, Lewis Hamilton took pole position and was crowned World Champion for the fifth time. He beat his teammate Valtteri Bottas by 162-thousanths of a second and clocked in at 1.34.794. The exhilarating race reminded me of the wonderful fast-paced Formula 1 racing that I experienced last…

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Six Reasons Why You Need The Rolex DeepSea Oystersteel Watch

 |  November 2nd, 2018

To those in the know, Rolex is all about precision and performance, and for the unveiling earlier this year of its newest Oyster Perpetual Rolex Deepsea watch, the brand pulled out all the stops adding significant features that make this watch water resistant to more than 12,800 feet and able to go the distance with its wearer. The 44 mm Oystersteel case features redesigned lugs, a broader Oyster bracelet, Oysterlock folding safety clasp, high-tech materials and more. All of the timepiece’s…

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Going On Now: Bob’s Watches Rolex Auction — No Buyer’s Premium

 |  September 5th, 2018

The auction opened today, offers only Rolex watches, and has no buyer’s premium. That’s right … if you are in the market for a special Rolex, Bob’s Watches may be the answer. From September 5 to the12th, Bob’s Watches has 12 Rolex watches up for auction, and, because Bob’s  is not a big auction house and is independent, the company is able to offer the watches without a buyer’s premium (which sometimes can be as much as 25 percent of…

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Rolex Wraps Up Monterey Classic Car Week With Concours d’ Elegance Best Of Show Going To Alfa Romero 8C

 |  August 27th, 2018

Monterey Classic  Car Week wraps up, after four days of incredible events, tours and races that showcase the finest vintage cars in the world.  Throughout the entire four days, Rolex had a pronounced presence as Official Timepiece, Official Partner, or other titles depending on the event.  The culmination of the week, of course, was yesterday’s  68th Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance. At the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links, 200 of the most authentic restored cars were on display,…

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Swatch Group Leaves Baselworld Fair Says Nick Hayek — Breaking Watch Industry News

 |  July 29th, 2018

In big news, the Swatch Group has announced that it will not be returning to exhibit at Baselworld 2019. Nick Hayek, CEO of the Swatch Group, said that all of the Swatch Group brand will leave the fair, indicating that the Fair seemed to be more about making money than being cutting edge and progressive. This is a blow to the Baselworld, where the departure of more than 600 brands last year and before has already significantly reduced the number…

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Rolex New Guard Golfers Head Into The Open at Carnoustie

 |  July 19th, 2018

Beginning today and running until the 21st of July, the 147th Open at Carnoustie Golf Links promises to be challenging. In fact, the course on Scotland’s Angus coast is known as one of the toughest in the world, and is often referred to as “the beast.”  Partnering with the Open as the Official Timekeeper (since 1981): Rolex. In fact, Rolex has had a commitment to golf for more than half a century. It is that relationship with the sport that has…

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Seiko and Rolex Brand Ambassadors, Djokovic and Kerber, Win The Championships at Wimbledon

 |  July 16th, 2018

It’s a wrap. The Championships at Wimbledon have new winners in the men’s and women’s singles and both are watch brand ambassadors. Novak Djokovic takes the Grand Slam title (his first since the 2016 French Open) for men’s singles, and Angelique Kerber takes the victory for women’s singles. Djokovic is a Seiko brand ambassador, while Kerber is a Rolex brand ambassador. Novak Djokovic and Seiko Originally seeded 12th, Serbian-born Djokovic claimed his 13th Slam by first beating Rafael Nadal in…

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