Watkins Glen announce Omologato watches as Official Timepiece Partners

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“To associate the Watkins Glen International brand with Omologato watches is exceptional,” said Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup.

“We respect and honour the timeless traditions and history here at The Glen, and to partner with someone who shares our same passion for motorsport goes hand in hand with the birthplace of North American road racing.”

As part of the partnership, Omologato will create a limited edition WGI-branded watch available for purchase and pre-order at the Omologato website.

Only 500 will be produced and for a limited period, customers will have the opportunity to select a specific number, 1-500 for customisation.

The design of the all new Watkins Glen® Chronograph was inspired by the history of The Glen. The dial incorporates the subtle WGI logo, the black and white a nod to the history of this North American race track.

Clear digits make it ideal for glancing at and Lume makes low light visibility easier and the caseback is embossed with the outline of the track and the edition number

With over 25 years watch making experience, the Windsor based company designed and manufactured for a number of well-known watch brands before launching their very own. Omologato are the official timepiece partners of the well known F1 track, Autodromo Nazionale di Monza.

The Omologato Clock at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza.

The Omologato Clock at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza.

With a strong list of sponsors such as McLaren, DS Techeetah, British GT and Porsche Motorsport behind their back, Omologato Watches are a racetracks dream timepiece keepers.

Omologato started with the ethos of bringing affordable and high quality watches to people who live for motorsport. Each watch is carefully hand assembled, uses accurate and reliable Japanese movements that are guaranteed for five years for faults on mechanisms.

Now Omologato is a name that’s widely recognised in both the classic and contemporary areas of the automotive scene, so much so that the brand has attracted something of a cult following.

Located within five hours of 25% of the US population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, three-times voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today.

You can pre-order the Official Watkins Glen Chronograph Omologato® by clicking here

Specifications:

Diameter: 42.5mm

Material: Chrome finish stainless steel

Dial Colour: Matt white dial with black highlights

Movement: Japanese Meca-Quartz movement

Water Resistance: 10ATM

Caseback : embossed Watkins Glen track layout, edition number.

Glass : Flat Sapphire Glass

Strap: Mesh Racer Strap

Width: 22mm

Material: Italian leather

Colour: Black

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