BRM Chronographes will become the official watch partner of the BRDC F4 championship with name and logo inclusion in on-screen results, championship standings and television timing graphics.
In addition BRM will present the 2013 BRDC F4 Champion with an outstanding £4500 V12 Chronograph watch, while the runner-up and third placed drivers will each receive the BRM V6-44-hybride watch worth £1,400.
Furthermore a new ‘BRM Rapide’ Award has been created with a unique trophy worth £300 presented to the driver who achieves the overall fastest lap across the three races each weekend.
The total prize fund for the 2013 BRDC Formula 4 Championship has now exceeded £50,000 with this partnership with luxury watch manufacturer BRM Chronographes, whose logo will appear on all F4 cars.
MSV Chief Executive Jonathan Palmer said: “We are delighted to announce this partnership with BRM Chronographes, which takes our exceptional BRDC F4 prize package to over £50,000 in value. BRM Chronographes is a brand on the ascent, like our F4 drivers, has a passion for motorsport and prides itself on attention to detail and expert craftsmanship. I have no doubt our BRDC F4 championship top three will be thrilled with their prize BRM watches and treasure them for the rest of their lives”.
Bernard Richards of BRM Chronographes said: “We are pleased to sign a partnership with the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. As a passionate fan of motorsport for forty years, I understand all the details that cars and drivers have to consider to be the best. That is also what we provide in our manufacture with BRM Chronographes watches, and what we will share with the BRDC Formula 4 Championship. Thank you very much for this partnership as the official timekeeper and watch manufacturer of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship.”
The BRDC F4 prize package already includes £25,000 for the champion and a test in a Carlin Formula 3 car worth £10,000. Additionally there is a £5,000 ‘Who Zooms’ award for the driver who gains the most grid places during the season and a £3,400 prize fund for the Jack Cavill Pole Position Cup.