Bell & Ross accelerates with its BR 05 on the fastest track. The collection sport-chic by Carlos Rosillo and Bruno Belamich take the leap, and the BR05 Chrono makes its F1 debut with Alpine. “For the first time, Bell & Ross presents a BR 05 in the colors of F1 and our partner team, Alpine, complementing our existing models. The choice of the chrono movement responds to the needs of the Alpine team and, of course, measures speed and sports performance. Bell & Ross conveys the Alpine identity in each of its designs through the color code and the logo”, explains Bruno Belamich, creative director and co-founder of Bell & Ross. BR 05 Chrono A253 is the firm’s latest creation.
Bell & Ross BR 05 Chrono A253
The material sensuality of the finishes is maintained in the most robust piece from Bell & Ross, with alternating polished and satin surfaces. The watch can be dressed with a steel bracelet, or with a black leather strap. But there are new details that place him as the new protagonist of F1. The chrono hand is dyed blue and topped with the Alpine logo as a counterweight. The black dial now sports the Flag of France.
“Both partners retain a craftsmanship approach: like Alpine race cars, Bell & Ross watches continue to be largely assembled by hand,” he stresses. Carlos Rosillo, CEO and co-founder of the watch house. With more than 950 horsepower for a weight of 796 kg and capable of reaching 355 km/h, the single seater Alpine 523 is at the service of the ambitions of the BWT Alpine F1 Team. The new chronograph features a 42 mm steel case with a 30-minute counter at 3 o’clock, a small seconds at 9 o’clock, and a date window.
In the paddock
will be the pilots Pierre Gasly and Esteban Ocon the first to carry the new BR 05 Chrono A253, each with his name and number engraved. “This year, the BR 05 Chrono A523 completes Alpine’s watch series by subtly adopting its color coding and responding perfectly to the needs of the team’s riders. But beyond the style and the color combinations, above all, we are designing a tool at the service of the pilot: an ally at all times”, he concludes. Bruno Belamich. A new step for Bell & Ross in the search for greater excellence and precision thanks to constant innovation.
|Motion||BR-CAL caliber 326 automatic, marching|
|Function||Chronograph, tachymeter and date|
|Box||42mm steel case; 100 meters|
|Correa (Strap)||Metallic bracelet / Black and blue calfskin strap|
|Versions||Limited edition: 500 pieces|