A Highly Developed Sense of Timing
Sliding through a corner at 170 m.p.h. a Formula One Grand Prix car is travelling roughly 17 yards in a fifth of a second.
So to say Grand Prix racing drivers have a highly developed sense of timing is something of an understatement. Their lives depend on it.
Many of them wear a chronometer they call the best in the world. Its Oyster case is carved out of a solid block of 18 ct. gold or Swedish stainless steel. So much of the work is done by hand, each Rolex Oyster takes more than a year to make.
Jackie Stewart thinks it is time well spent.
The Rolex he wears is the Datejust.
Rolex of Geneva.
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