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Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 2015, and Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion Come to Close

Today marks the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach and the conclusion of the Rolex Monterey Motor Sports Reunion, ending Monterey Classic Car Week — one of the most exciting weeks in vintage automotive circles. Pebble Beach Golf Links has witnessed many memorable triumphs in its history, including U.S. Open wins for Rolex ambassadors Jack Nicklaus and Tiger…

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A Look at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, 2015- Sponsored by Rolex

This is the much-anticipated action-packed automotive weekend of the year – taking place in Monterey, California, since Thursday and culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance tomorrow. On Thursday, The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex took place, as did the practice sessions for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. You can read more…

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Rolex Presents History In Motion at The Annual Monterey Classic Car Week, Monterey Motor Sports Reunion and Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance

Car lovers are a lot like watch fanatics. In fact, most don’t reserve themselves to just one or the other. Linked by a love for mechanical motions and historic styles, the preservation of these pieces remains important in passing along such traditions to future generations. Here to lend hand in doing so is California’s Monterey…

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Time On Your Side – We Got an Extra Second and Didn’t Know It

Not too long ago, on the night of June 30th (stretching into July 1), a “leap second” was added to time. It is the 26th such “second” added to the “clock” since 1972, and it was added — according to scientists at the International Earth Rotation Service in France —  to compensate for the slowing of Earth’s rotation, which…

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James Bond Wears Vuarnet in Spectre Film

James Bond (actor Daniel Craig) has a lot of equipment that suits his style, including Omega watches and Aston Martin cars. Now, the character has updated his sun specs – donning a pair of vintage Vuarnet sunglasses in the new movie Spectre. His shades are a good choice for 007: the lenses are made of…

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NAWCC Exhibit Demonstrates how James Bond, Agent 007 Appearing Soon in Spectre, Embraced the Quartz Watch Era

Later this year, the new James Bond movie Spectre will premier. It is the 24th James Bond film being produced by Eon Productions, and features Daniel Craig as Agent 007. While Bond will be wearing an Omega watch in the movie wherein he meets a global crime agency called Spectre, there was a time that…

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