After a year of change, 2017 season, the Swiss watchmaking partnership between the brand and the F1 teams remained stable.
The biggest change this year from racing, almost all of the aspects (body, tires, front wing and rear wing) have become wider.
The following is the 2017 F1 season, the teams and drivers to configure co-branding summary presentation (by the team last year, ranking order).
Of particular note is that although Rolex does not appear below the list, but it is not only the official F1 watch, also Australian and British Grand Prix title sponsor.
Mercedes -AMG- PETRONAS team – IWC IWC Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas to replace the 2016 champion Nico Rosberg, joined by 2016 champion manufacturer Mercedes -AMG- PETRONAS team, with Lewis Hamilton alongside.
Since 2013 to, IWC IWC has been a Mercedes -AMG- PETRONAS team partner brand Ingenieur Chronograph image printed on the racing gloves, in this primitive way to accompany riders gallop paddock.
Red Bull Racing – Tag Heuer 2015, TAG Heuer Tiger become a performance partner of Red Bull Racing, the official timekeeper and official watch.
The following year, the brand becomes part of the official name of the team.
After the 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, TAG Heuer Tiger announced that the next two seasons, Red Bull Racing will continue to be applied TAG Heuer Tiger OEM engine.
This year, the Red Bull driver line-up remained stable, Tag Heuer watches Formula 1 Series also provides the perfect options for Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen.
Ferrari – Hublot Appears on the Prancing Horse racing, is just part of Hublot and Ferrari all-round partnership of 360 degrees.
Presumably 2017 season, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen is also looking forward to follow Hublot flagship watch, come up with a big move to F1.
Force India team – Felio Siby 2016 season, the American brand Felio Siby cooperate with the Force India team.
Felio Siby owns Swiss-made luxury watch series, with high-end Vaucher movement, including Force India especially watches.
With the 2016 season Force India team won fourth place success, brand logo printed on the car’s nose cone Felio Siby also received excellent exposure.
2017 season, Force India car by Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon driving new partner.
Williams – Oris Felipe Massa had already announced his retirement at the end of last season, replaced by a 18-year-old Canadian teenager Lance Sizhuo, but Valtteri Bottas transfer -AMG- Mercedes Petronas team, Therefore, Massa decided to be in the team more than a year, which means that when Massa will sponsor continues to drive Howley FW40 car, wearing a beloved Richard Mill watch.
McLaren – Honda – Richard Mills After last season, veteran Jenson Button is no longer participating, be replaced by another young Belgian teenager Christopher Fan Duoen.
The only 24-year-old will be with experienced drivers Fernando Alonso together, as Richard Mir-sponsored team (one of two) effect.
Toro Rosso – Casio Edifice For the use of French engine, hire Russia (Daniel Covey Yate) and Spain (Carlos Sainz) drivers of the Italian team, join a Japanese watchmaking partners to achieve global strategic plan is absolutely significant.
Casio Edifice is a sub-brand of electronic multi-function chronograph.
Haas F1 team – Richard Mills 2017 season, Richard Mill brand logo will appear on racing Haas VF-17 nose cone.
This year Haas F1 team’s two drivers were Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen, the former has long been Richard Mills “brand” Friends, which transfer motion from the Renault F1 Team and Come.
Renault F1 Team sports – Bell & Ross This year is the Renault F1 sports team back to the second quarter, Bell & Ross is working with its active cooperation, brands with the opportunity to RS 17 racing debut, the introduction of the corresponding limited edition BR 03-94 RS 17 ceramic chronograph watch color inspiration Nico Huokenboge from about Leon Palmer driving the car this year.
Sauber – according to degree 2016 before the start of the season, depending on the degree of Switzerland’s Sauber team partner, the relationship will be renewed this year.
According to the degree with the launch Chronorally series limited edition watch the series to provide both left-handed and right-handed quartz chronograph known.
After 2016, Sauber only get two points, coming off a disappointing season, the team and both drivers Marcus Ericsson and Pasco · Virlet due to the hope that the new season’s performance can Improved.
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