Swiss manufacturer Girard Perregaux, Aston Martin’s official watchmaker, has launched the Laureato Absolute Chronograph Aston Martin F1, the first hour designed for the Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One team that entered the 2022 Formula 1 World Championships. High-tech limited. 306 version made of carbon from one seat for the 2021 season.
Girard-Perregaux is the official partner of watchmakingAston Martin since 2021, but also from the company Formula 1 Aston Martin (AMF1). The one-seat chairs run by four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll show off the manufacturer’s logo in all rounds of the 2022 F1 world championships.
After two pieces set up for road sports cars, Swiss manufacturer has for the first time partnered with Form 1 team engineers to create a high-performance watch that is a perfect blend between the best watchmaking design and the most innovative design. high status from F1. .
yes Laureato’s Complete Edition of Chronograph Aston Martin F1 it takes place from Laureato Chronograph Edition Aston Martin (read here) released last year which is all based on photography LaureatoManufacture more sporty model, recognizable by its octagonal bezel that activates the nut of the middle wheel of a race car.
This new piece goes a step further in the integration of watchmaking and car racing by incorporating materials used by the English team. Thus, the 44 mm case is made of titanium and carbon from special seats AMR21 of the 2021 season, the first in the manufacture of watches. It has a higher resistance than steel thanks to a high-tech manufacturing process that combines various components with resin resin.
Ditto for a technical bracelet made by “Rubber Alloy GP”, a unique compound of rubber and carbon material derived from AMR21. It offers more flexibility and resistance than traditional rubber. It is also enhanced by the inclusion of a fabric effect that matches the color of the dial.
Let’s get to this beautiful dial that shows color with pride Aston Martin Racing Green one seat AMR22 commemorating the cultural color of early English 20th century motor racing cars. Decorated with a diamond mesh reminiscent of Aston Martin and “lime” color touches that distinguish the competitive models of the English manufacturer. The three counters show small seconds (3 hours) and a chronograph operation (6 and 9 hours) associated with the middle second hand which is fastened to the counter to activate the pieces of the elegant peripheral mesh. DB4 and DB5. The hour and minute hands of the bones and indexes are covered with luminescent material.
The back of the case contains a sapphire crystal that is decorated with a team logo. So we can appreciate all the attention given to finishing every part of the movement, a craft tradition that has made a manufacturing reputation born in 1791. It is engraved with an “house” eagle, indicating that it has become quite complete. designed and assembled indoors. As for Laureato Chronograph Aston Martin Editionwe regret that the lower part is not painted with an individual number but with the inscription “One of 306”, which is not unique.
The watch is powered by the automatic type GP03300-1058, a state-of-the-art clock manufacturer that has a 46-hour power reserve and ensures high-level clock accuracy.
Finally, Girard-Perregaux offers a piece of state-of-the-art sports in perfect symmetry with the world of motor racing. yes Laureato’s Complete Edition of Chronograph Aston Martin F1 is a unique clock that will be issued for only 306 pieces, a number that corresponds to the total distance to be used by one English seat during the 2022 British Grand Prix!
Pouch: 44 mm, titanium and carbon, waterproof up to 100 meters, reflective sapphire crystalline crystalline, octagonal carbon bezel, rear with sapphire reflective glass and Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One team logo ™ of Aston Martin, flute crown. protected, two chronograph switches;
Dial: Aston Martin Racing Green, tricompax, sunset finish with patterned, luminescent clock markers, hands with bones with light of hour and minute, intermediate second chronograph, total chronomical minute and 9 and 6 hours, counter counter small seconds. at 3:00 p.m., date window at 4:30 p.m.
Movement: independent caliber GP03300-1058, 63 gems, vibration frequency 28,800 / hour (4 Hz), 46-hour power storage;
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, dates, chronograph;
String: Rubber Alloy GP, triple folding clasp in titanium and black PVD treatment;
Limited edition: 306 pieces;
Part number: 81060-41-3071-1CX;
Price: € 27,900.