Rolex takes the wheel at major UK sporting event


Rolex will be the F1 Event Title Partner for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone this summer.

The 2017 Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix will mark the midpoint of the 71st season when it takes place on July 14-16.

Rolex has a long-standing relationship with Formula 1 – in 2013 it became the Official Timepiece of the racing event.


The brand also has a history of partnering with global sporting events in the UK, including The Championships, Wimbledon, and the prestigious golf classic and third Major of the year, The Open Championship, as Official Timekeeper since 1981.

Rolex Testimonee and three-time FIA Formula One Drivers’ World Champion, Sir Jackie Stewart, who won the Formula 1 British Grand Prix in 1969 and 1971, said: “It will be a big weekend for British sport and for Rolex, with Wimbledon also concluding on the same day as the race. I look forward to being a part of Rolex’s on-going support of sporting excellence.”

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