The thirty-seventh re-enactment of the 1000 MILES which this morning at 6:30 saw the start of the second stage from Cervia - Milano Marittima with destination Rome, where there will be the time control and the long-awaited walkway in Via Veneto.
Sponsor of the Event Chopard, which last year celebrated thirty years of partnership with the Mille Miglia, the "Most beautiful race in the world" which winds from Brescia to Rome, and back, on a 1.600 kilometer long route. This union, unique in the world of classic car racing, comes from the personal passion of Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, co-president of Chopard, for collectible racing cars, and is expressed this year through the Mille Miglia 2019 Race Edition. This chronograph with character, robust and precise, falls into the category of watches designed for the contemporary gentleman, with that inimitable vintage spirit for pilots who love speed… but with style!
Born for racing, for pilots and enthusiasts, the latest edition of the chronograph is very masculine but with more than a touch of elegance. The Mille Miglia 2019 Race Edition is a watch created for sports use. It is characterized by a 44 mm case with a screwed caseback waterproof up to 100 meters and, at that point, the watch is engraved with the Mille Miglia logo on a checkered PVD-treated background that recalls the coveted barrier waved on arrival.
The dial shows the seconds numbers positioned on the flange. The two counters of the chronograph, placed on the vertical axis with the minutes at 12 and the hours at 6, are anthracite gray with white elements in tone-on-tone with the silver-plated dial which provides for the small seconds at 9 o'clock. of the counters are in red as well as the final part of the one in the center of the chronograph. The flange and the black bezel allow you to distinguish the functions related to the chronograph.
Inside, its engine is a COSC-certified chronometer automatic movement, which beats at a frequency of 4 Hz (28.800 vibrations / hour) and has a 48-hour power reserve. It guarantees a measurement of short intervals precise to the eighth of a second, ideal for use in classic car races such as the Mille Miglia today where the victory goes to the competitor who finished the course more regularly.
A cognac calfskin strap with tone-on-tone stitching, perforated to remember the drivers' gloves and lined in black rubber to remember the tires Dunlop from the 1960s is completed by a polished stainless steel folding clasp. This model limited to 1000 copies, is offered at a price of 6.800 EURO.