TAG Heuer, Rolex, IWC, And Other Watch Brands Roar To The Win At Miami Formula 1 Grand Prix

Max Verstappen won the first-ever F1 Miami race.

It was a heated race at the inaugural Miami Grand Prix yesterday, when Max Verstappen of Red Bull came in number 1, ahead of championship leader Charles Leclerc of Ferrari. Verstappen’s victory was the result of fast and precise driving. He passed Leclerc on the ninth lap and maintained that advantage throughout the rest of…

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What Shock Resistance Really Means In Watches

IWC Shock Absorber XPL

As people lead more active lifestyles, shock resistance has to come into play with top watches. As such, certain watch brands are creating timepieces that are ever more resilient and can withstand the shock of being dropped or otherwise being subjected to outside forces. In order for a watch to be shock resistant, the movement, and…

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Richard Mille Beats Bovet At The Australian Open 2022 (Sort Of)

Rafael Nadal won the Australian Open 2022 wearing his personal eponymous Richard Mille watch.

With the Australian Open winding down this past weekend, all eyes were on the finals. Especially the men’s finals, where – despite all the pre-Open drama around Novak Djokovic – Rafael Nadal was slated to hit the courts against Daniil Medvedev. Both tennis legends had a lot riding on the win, which ultimately Nadal took.…

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What Does It Mean For A Watch To Be Swiss-Made

Swiss-made Minerva movement

Today, watches are made in many countries around the world, but the standard to which most collectors aspire is for a Swiss-made watch. Switzerland has been building mechanical watches for centuries, and many top master watchmakers have handed down their knowledge and expertise from generation to generation. The Swiss brands are known for their impeccable…

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Richard Mille Joins Forces With Scuderia Ferrari

Richard Mille, Ferrari

This year is shaping up to be an exciting one from a cars-and-watches perspective. Earlier this month we announced the new relationship between Girard-Perregaux and Aston Martin, and before that TAG Heuer announced its partnership with Porsche — both with racing team involvements. Now, independent watch brand Richard Mille has announced a multi-year agreement with…

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Paul Newman’s Rolex Daytona Sells For $5.1 Million At Racing Pulse Auction, Steve McQueen’s Heuer Monaco Gets $2.2 Million

Paul Newman, Big Red

Well it seems that Paul Newman is slightly cooler than Steve McQueen in the auction world — or at least Newman’s Rolex “Big Red” Daytona was in higher demand than the TAG Heuer watch McQueen wore on the last day of filming the movie LeMans. But both of them achieved great prices, and the TAG…

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