British Style

From the land of Jaguar, McLaren and Lotus sportscars comes Bremont’s WR-22, a classic chronograph guaranteed to delight motorsports enthusiasts and watch collectors alike.
Words // Bill Lindsey | June 23, 2023 | Lifestyle

The British are well-known for proper manners, proper style, and proper sportscars, so it’s no wonder the firm of Bremont has joined forces with Formula 1’s Williams Racing to offer a proper driving timepiece. This classically-styled chronograph is crafted in England by English watchmakers, with a stainless-steel 43mm housing protecting the modified 27 mechanical movement with a 42-hour power reserve. The white dial features a red sweep second hand, and sub-dials to track seconds, minutes and hours. Turning it over reveals the exhibition crystal that allows a view of the tungsten rotor bearing the Williams Racing logo. An alcantra strap keeps the WR-22 in place even on the fastest laps. Each watch is packaged with a wheel nut from one of the teams’ racecars;