Tag Heuer has been a proud associate of Vodafone McLaren Mercedes as their official watch as well as official time keeper. They were able to record the fastest recorded pitstop in the history of formula 1 racing. This luxury Swiss watch maker assisted the pit crew of formula 1 racing team to record this 2.5 second pit stop that has never been achieved before. The 25 member crew worked as a single unit to accomplish this feat at the 2012 Singapore F1 Grand Prix. As a gesture to thank the crew, Tag Heuer gifted them each with a Carrera Day Date Chronograph.
This accomplishment is yet another proof of the value of time in achieving great success. The pit crew was able to accomplish this feat on Jenson Button’s car at the Santander German Grand Prix. The fact that the Vodafone McLaren Mercedes pit crew accomplished this rare feat at extremely tense surroundings is a testament of their dedication to the task at their hand. The final result achieved by the race car driver is directly related to the efficiency of the pit crew to accomplish the shortest pit stop time. The accomplishment of the pit crew under the extremely charged racing conditions is something really amazing.
Jean-Christophe Babin, President & CEO of TAG Heuer, is extremely happy at the new accomplishment. He is happy for the quarter century long association between the Swiss watch maker and racing team is scaling new heights. Both the companies can be proud of the new accomplishment that they have achieved.
Tag Heuer chose to gift the pit crew members with the best watch that can be associated with car racing. The Carrera Day Date Chronograph from the luxury watch maker features a black case with 43 mm size, a dial with a day and date function, three sub-dials for showing seconds, minutes and hours, and a tachymeter scale present on the bezel.
Other salient features of the watch are double anti-reflective treatment, large size numerals, luminescent hands and markers for easy readability, and a TAG Heuer Swiss made Calibre 16 movement with ability to prompt for any day and date corrections. This stylish model pulsates at 28,800 vibrations every hour and has 42-hour power storage. Another noteworthy feature of the model is its ability to withstand water up to 100 meters.
The ease of reading time on this watch model is one of the main features that are making it in to a darling of the race car drivers. Besides this, this luxury model is known for the accuracy of its time keeping under any condition. You can join your favorite race car driver by purchasing his favorite watch, the TAG Heuer Carrera Day Date Chronograph.