‘In May of this year, Jean Alesi, a Formula One legend and Group Lotus ambassador, will take on an exciting new challenge-participating in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time.
Of course, the Lotus Group has a glorious history. As early as 1965, its driver Jim Clark won the Indy 500 car race. Clark drove the first mid-engine car Lotus 38 in the legendary ‘Brickyard’. Victory, Lotus returned to IndyCar last year, and in 2012 strengthened its own investment in the manufacture of up to five car engines and drives. Innovation has always been the key to the Lotus Group’s DNA and a shared value with its latest partner, Swiss watchmaker F.P. Journe.
Jean Alesi wears F.P. Journe Centigraphe Sport
Common values led the fine watchmaker to decide to support the Lotus Group and driver Jean Indy for the first race. In addition to cooperating with the Lotus Group for the Indy 500, Jean Alesi will wear the FP Journe Centigraphe Sport sports chronograph stopwatch. This watch is the first all-aluminum mechanical watch and weighs only 55 grams. Lotus is exactly the same. ‘
This partnership between watchmaker FPJourne and Lotus will facilitate the launch of FPJourne lineSport and share the values of both companies: innovation, precision craftsmanship, performance, exclusivity, Quantification.