TW Steel Launch Yamaha Factory Racing Triple Crown Limited Edition
TW Steel is celebrating the incredible Triple Crown victory ofracing partner Yamaha Factory Racing in the best possible way. The world’s most successful MotoGP™ team wrote another chapter in the history books at the pinnacle of racing in the 2015 MotoGP™season, taking the Rider, Team and Manufacturer Title – The Triple Crown. A big victory deserves a big timepiece to mark the moment and no one does big time like TW Steel.
The Yamaha Factory Racing Triple Crown Limited Edition, available in 48mm size (TS7), makes a bold statement, capturing the season’s glories of MotoGP™ legends Valentino Rossi, 2015 World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, and the entire Yamaha Factory Racing Team.
Fuelled by the passion of racing fans across the world, the Yamaha Factory Racing Triple Crown Limited Edition is built to a performance level expected of a timepiece that celebrates the unrivalled achievements of nine-time world champion Rossi’s four race wins and 15 podium finishes, as well as five-time world champion Lorenzo’s seven race wins and 12 podiums.
Designed and built in a limited number of just 1000 pieces, each Yamaha Factory Racing Triple Crown Limited Edition timepiece is powered by a state-of-the-art Miyota 6S20 big calibre movement, accurate up to 1/20 of a second.
Each Yamaha Factory Racing Triple Crown Limited Edition features a carbon dial, the distinctive yellow 46 in the chrono eye and the equally recognisable red 99 in the blue numbered tachymeter ring. The tachymeter ring also features the script ‘World Champion 2015’, leaving no doubt this timepiece belongs to the conquerors of the racing world.
The luxurious matt dark titanium case is sandblasted and the back is engraved with the special Triple Crown logo. The timepiece is finished with a black silicon strap featuring Yamaha Racing blue stripes and closed with a PVD dark titanium coated clasp. The special edition features mineral crystal glass with a sapphire coating, and is 10 ATM water resistant.
“Our partnership with Yamaha Factory Racing has gone from strength to strength,” commented Jordy Cobelens, CEO and co-owner of TW Steel.“It’s been thrilling to see the team, Jorge (Lorenzo) and Valentino (Rossi) celebrate victories this season. This limited edition is a tribute to their incredible season.”
“Having enjoyed the privilege of being at the heart of the action and countless victories with both the team and riders Valentino and Jorge, I wanted to design a timepiece that reflected our incredible season together in true TW Steel style,” stated TW Steel Chief design Officer Ton Cobelens.“The use of premium quality materials such as titanium and carbon reflect our synergy with the team, and using the powerful Miyota S620 the performance also! The race-inspired design captures the glory of the Triple Crown achievement and the premium materials reflect the unbeatable Yamaha YZR-M1 that led the MotoGP™ season all year. With only 1000 pieces made, we know the lucky few Valentino, Jorge and Yamaha Factory Racing fans will appreciate this truly unique timepiece.”