Swiss watchmaker, TAG Heuer celebrates the 100th anniversary of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing by presenting the official watch of the Indy 500 – the TAG Heuer Limited Edition Indy 500 Centennial Chronograph.
Limited Edition Indy 500 Centennial Chronograph is based on TAG Heuer’s Formula 1 model and distinguished by a printed INDY 500 logo inside the counter at the 6 o’clock marking. The exquisite watch also features a distinctive case back which marks the 100 year anniversary of the renowned race. The Chronograph boasts a grey stylized dial patterned after the famed Yard of Bricks start/finish line of the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Watch design is inspired by a racecar’s dashboard, while the 44 mm dial hosts three counters: a small second at 3 o’clock, a chronograph minutes counter with double hands at 9 o’clock, and a 1/10th of second counter at 6 o’clock. The date window, which is positioned at 12 o’clock, is flanked by hand-applied indexes, as well as luminescent hands and markers for optimum readability. Watch is water resistance to 200 meters.
The Indy 500 Centennial Chronograph is available in a limited quantity of 1,000 pieces. It is offered on a choice of black rubber strap or polished steel bracelet for about $1,650. [TAG Heuer]