Chopard is proud to be the official timing partner of Porsche Racing. Chopard has long been committed to motorsport, especially classic motorsport. This cooperation is a continuation of this tradition and perfectly matches the spirit of Chopard’s latest classic racing watch, the Superfast watch. Chopard will support the return of the Porsche team to the long-awaited LMP1 endurance championship, especially the 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 14th and 15th. Chopard is proud to support the return of Porsche Racing to the international race with the new Porsche 919 Hybrid. The Porsche team has won 16 championships, and the glory return to the ‘Le Mans 24 Hours’ endurance race that has been separated for 16 years will definitely become the focus of everyone’s attention.
Chopard joins hands with Cate Blanchett at the Golden Globe Awards Ceremony. The red carpet turns into a green carpet. The legendary Porsche racing team is partnering with Chopard of Switzerland to send the Porsche 919 Hybrid to the LMP1 endurance championship
Porsche Racing shares the same values as Chopard, and they are dedicated to perfect performance and superior quality. The partnership between the two is based on a shared passion for racing. Porsche Racing and Chopard have outstanding mechanical technology, and both aim at reliability and innovation, which have set extremely high standards in the racing and watchmaking worlds, respectively.
Porsche Team said: ‘We created from scratch and finally completed a model that is more complicated than any car we have ever seen.’ The Porsche 919 Hybrid will compete in eight races in the 2014 season. The first race will be held in April 2014. Held at the Silverstone Circuit on the 10th. In addition to the Porsche LMP1 car, Chopard is also a partner of the Porsche Manthey team and it will also compete in the GTE category of the World Endurance Championship.
The history of the Porsche team is inseparable from a racing legend, Jacky Ickx. As the spokesman for Chopard’s long-term cooperation, Jack Exx, known as ‘Mr. Le Mans’, has won the ‘Le Mans 24 Hours’ six times, including four times for the Porsche team.
Chopard’s co-president Karl-Friedrich Scheufele is an avid collector of racing hobby and antique racing cars, and he is also fascinated by Porsche and its legendary history. He also personally drove the Porsche 550 Spyder in the famous ‘Mille Miglia’ rally with Jack Acres several times.
Karl-Friedrich Schafer once said: ‘Porsche is synonymous with passion and perfect performance, and these values are cherished by Chopard. We are honored to participate in the return of the Porsche team at Le Mans.’
The collaboration between Chopard and Porsche Racing has also brought new attention to the brand’s sophisticated and sophisticated classic racing series, the Superfast watch. Superfast timepieces are rich in personality and feature iconic designs that represent motorsport. Like Porsche racing cars, this series of watches represents the challenge to the limit and the use of new technology.
On March 4, the Porsche 919 Hybrid debuted at the Geneva International Motor Show
Finally, Chopard’s partnership with Porsche Racing highlights the brand’s longstanding relationship with motorsport. As the first watchmaking brand to establish a cooperative relationship with the racing industry, as early as 1988, Chopard participated in the ‘Mille Miglia’ antique racing rally known as ‘the most beautiful race in the world’. Since 2002, Chopard has also been the official timing partner of the prestigious event, the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique.