The Formula 1 collection was designed for a high speed life on or off the racetrack.The advanced technology was inspired by the extreme performance of Formula 1 teams and is worn by champion drivers around the world. Error Banner.fade_out.modal_overlay.modal_overlay .modal_wrapper.modal_overlay [email protected](max-width:630px)@media(max-width:630px).modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:before.modal_overlay .modal_fixed_close:hover:before. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_input. Selector .selector_input_interaction .selector_spinner. It’s tough enough for the pros, but comfortable enough for everyday use thanks to brand new cutting edge ceramic material developed especially for this colorful line. It boasts the 6 must-have features of a high performance sports watch including "easy grip" screw-in crown, titanium carbide, unidirectional turning bezel, luminescent hands and an extendable steel bracelet with a double safety clasp.These chronographs were designed for a life in motion.We put them through intense vibrations so you never miss a beat.
The quartz crisis of the 1970s had forced the Swiss to re-think how to engineer a watch to make money at a much lower selling price- the F1 was priced around 30-50% of the price of an Autavia.While the F1 was not as cheap as the Swatch, it used the same ideological template: a synthetic case, bright colours, low-cost movements and simple sales packaging to try to tempt buyers back to Swiss watches. The choice of name was also symbolic of the new TAG Heuer, as perhaps the only thing that TAG and Heuer had it common was their link to Formula 1 racing.Heuer had of course been a sponsor of Ferrari during the 1970s, while TAG was the principal sponsor of the Williams team from 1979-1981, before buying 50% of Mc Laren International at the end of the 1981 season.Farrar, of Hamilton Hodell, said: "Richard was a wonderful man, a consummate professional and an absolute joy to work alongside."Following his recent discussion of his battle with emphysema, I know he was incredibly touched by the strength of support expressed by friends and the public.""He has a unique and special place in the hearts of so many. Our thoughts and deepest sympathy go to his family at this sad time."Tributes to the actor have been paid by his colleagues and admirers on Twitter.Stephen Fry tweeted: "Oh no, I’ve just heard the news that Richard Briers has died. He was the most adorable and funny man imaginable."Philip Schofield wrote: "So sad that we've lost the dignified and delightful Richard Briers.