Tissot has bagged Marc Marquez, MotoGP champion, as its latest brand ambassador. The company has also created a limited edition timepiece to mark the occasion.
As Official Timekeeper for MotoGP, it’s no surprise that Tissot has picked up Mr Marquez, celebrated as the youngest four-time MotoGP champion ever.
François Thiébaud, President of Tissot explained: “We are honoured to welcome Marc Marquez into the Tissot family. Again and again he has demonstrated his passion for racing and keen determination to work hard, qualities we value above all else at Tissot. The Tissot family shares the same fighting spirit.”
“We take our relationship with MotoGP and our role as Official Timekeeper extremely seriously, and we are fortified by our partnerships with such talented athletes as Marc Marquez.”
“I am really happy and it’s a pleasure to be part of Tissot’s family.” explained Mr Marquez. “I am proud to join this important brand with a large history in the MotoGP Championship.”
“I hope to win more watches hereinafter. I am sure Tissot and I will continue improving and experience many successes together. ”
The brand’s watch to mark the occasion is the Tissot T-Race Limited Edition. The piece sports a fibreglass ring, pushers engraved with start and go and tyre tread marks. The 4999 piece instrument also comes in a helmet presentation box.