The eighth world-famous Le Mans Classic will be held on the Bugatti circuit from July 8th to 10th. The main partner and official timekeeper replica Richard Mille will use it as the color.
The 2016 race will start on Friday. The opening ceremony will be: Group C Racing, which is the first major breakthrough of this race.
Looking back at the past 24 Hours of Le Mans, 2014 attracted more than 110,000 people to participate. This is also an opportunity to participate in one of the largest special car gatherings in the world, bringing together 60 car manufacturers represented by 160 car clubs Business, a total of 8,000 cars.
Since its establishment in 2002, Richard Mille has become a partner of the event, creating a new watch for each competition to celebrate the Le Mans Classic. This year, the brand will launch the RM 11-02 Le Mans Classic, which is a grade 5 titanium automatic movement with variable geometry rotor, annual calendar, UTC display, 24-hour flyback chronograph and Countdown function.
The RM 11-02 Le Mans Classic not only has the color of competition on the movement, it also has the color of competition on the rubber collar of its white ATZ ceramic strap and NTPT carbon fiber crown.
The RM 11-02 is a limited edition. From the design of the push rod to the retro pedal surface, there are grooves, and the casing is ribbed like an engine crankcase. The machined crown is reminiscent of a clutch mechanism.
The classic Le Mans logo appears on the dial at 12 o’clock with the number “16” to indicate the start time of the endurance race.
-Power reserve: about 55 hours
-Titanium base plate and machine bridge, processed by PVD and wet sandblasting
-6 o’clock 24-hour timekeeping
-9 o’clock countdown function clock
-Free balance spring with variable inertia
-Double barrel winding system
-The bezel and the back cover are white ATZ ceramics, and the strap is NTPT carbon fiber
-Chamfering and polishing by hand
-Micro-blasted surface with sapphire beads