June 2, 2006

Swiss watchmaker unveils limited-edition NASCAR watches

Weehawken, New Jersey – Swiss watch brand Tissot has announced the worldwide release of its first line of Special Edition and Limited Edition NASCAR watches; in February, the company announced its partnership with NASCAR as Official Timekeeper and Watch for the sport.

The PRS 516 Valjoux NASCAR Limited Edition features the NASCAR logo engraved on a steering wheel cut-out with see-through case back, carbon dial and Valjoux chronograph. It is limited to 500 pieces worldwide, in honour of the Daytona 500, and retails for US$1,150.

The T-Race NASCAR Special Edition features a Swiss quartz movement, carbon dial, chronograph and tachometer and engraved logo with finish flags, and is US$450; the PR 50 NASCAR features a carbon dial, steel case, black leather strap and engraved logo with finish flags, and is US$295. For more information, visit www.tissot.ch.

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