Richard Mille has taken up Official Timekeeper duties at Scuderia Ferrari, the System One racing staff of the legendary Italian carmaker.
Hublot and Scuderia Ferrari parted firm on the finish of final yr after a 9 yr partnership that spawned round 70 particular version watches, lots of them co-created utilizing engineers and designers from each firms.
Richard Mille’s multi-year settlement with the carmaker encompasses System One, WEC endurance packages, Competizioni GT, Ferrari Problem, Ferrari Driver Academy and Esports.
Richard Mille says it should develop a particular vary of watches by way of shut collaboration of its watchmaking staff in Switzerland and Ferrari’s design division.
“Everybody is aware of Ferrari is an iconic model with an unbelievable historical past, and a real following from the legendary ‘tifosi’ proper by way of to a number of collectors of traditional vehicles. We see this as a real partnership with a number of developments at its coronary heart of our watches with Ferrari’s designers and engineers. The entire staff is thrilled in regards to the collaboration with Ferrari and dedicated to creating a powerful and passionate partnership,” Mr Richard Mille says.
Mattia Binotto, managing director and staff principal at F1 staff Scuderia Ferrari, provides:
“I’m very happy about this new multi-year partnership. Ferrari and Richard Mille share many widespread values, from expertise to make use of of comparable supplies, in addition to the eagerness we put into developing with and designing our merchandise. Each manufacturers bear the title of their founder and symbolize their desires and visions. The partnership can have a large attain and I’m significantly happy that it additionally extends to the Ferrari Driver Academy. Richard Mille is a superb racing fan and shares our dedication to bringing alongside proficient children and to draw younger individuals to motor sport.”
In 2016, the McLaren System One staff introduced a ten yr partnership with Richard Mille so the watchmaker can have two groups lining up on the grid of this yr’s first System One Grand Prix in Bahrain subsequent month with branding on their bodywork.
McLaren completed third in final yr’s constructors’ championship with Ferrari a disappointing sixth.
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