Articles tagged Jack Heuer

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Timing is everything

The symbiosis between watchmaking and motor racing is complete. In both worlds, time and accuracy are all that count. It's no wonder that some of the most familiar commercial partnerships in the sport, between teams and individual drivers, have been forged between the timepiece elite and their track counterparts. Here, in this special supplement, we acknowledge that bond and investigate how — and...

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Jack Heuer: A pioneer of his time

Jack Heuer celebrates his 80th birthday in 2012. The Swiss, Honorary Chairman of TAG Heuer and the great-grandson of watch company founder Edouard Heuer, has created a lasting legacy in the world of timekeeping, but his achievements go far beyond an iconic range of chronographs. His pioneering influence on sponsorship in Formula 1 and motor racing around the globe set standards that others can...

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Birthday celebrations begin at Goodwood

As the official timekeeper for the Goodwood Festival of Speed, it was fitting that TAG Heuer chose the event as the perfect place to mark Jack Heuer’s 80th birthday by launching a limited edition of the Carrera chronograph he first introduced in 1963. The special watch features a silver-coloured ‘sunray’ dial and vintage Heuer logo, and the back carries the Jack Heuer signature and his family...

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When timing is everything

Watchmaker Jack Heuer forged close motor racing ties through associations with Jo Siffert, Steve McQueen and Ferrari. A modern marketing man's dream? Oh yes. And yet it all started purely by chancewriter Ed Foster As iconic motor racing images go, it's right up there: Steve McQueen — or perhaps more accurately Michael Delaney — doing up his blue open-face helmet while filming for Le Mans in 1970...

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A night at the Opera House

The fourth Motor Sport Hall of Fame took place in a new venue, but the evening's allure remained unchangedRob Widdows It is not every day that visitors to the Royal Opera House in London find a Le Manswinning Audi on the pavement outside. But this was the sight that greeted guests at the Motor Sport Hall of Fame in February, the annual event moving from Chalk Farm to Covent Garden for 2013. While...

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