moto3 / ANONIMO continue to be Official Timekeeper of Leopard Racing Team
On the eve of the Grand Prix of Qatar, the traditional opener of the MotoGP World Championship, ANONIMO Watches reconfirms their strong bond with Leopard Racing for the fourth consecutive year. With an enviable portfolio of two world titles (2015 and 2017) in last three seasons, the exclusive brand inspired by Italian roots will be present on the Moto3 bikes which are ready to shine under the lights on the nights of the 16th to 18th March at the Losail International Circuit.
This union brings together two brands with different universe and experiences in mechanics, both inspired by passion and team work. Leopard Racing is out to defend the Moto3 world title won last year with Spaniard Joan Mir, a talent able to set a record of 10 victories in a single season. The new riders for 2018 will be Italian with Enea Bastianini and Lorenzo Dalla Porta, and both born in 1997, the year of the foundation of ANONIMO. The two bikers will be able to count on the support of the watchmaking brand, whose origins lie in the ancient and artistic city of Florence (Italy) 20 years ago, whereas the company is now based in Switzerland.
Bringing together the best of Italian elegance and Swiss watchmaking excellence, ANONIMO is led by a strong and passionate team with a shared philosophy: providing sporty, functional and uncompromising timepieces. ANONIMO remains the official watch of Leopard Racing Teams as they are wearing the first limited edition NAUTILO Leopard. With the same blue color than the Leopard drink, the bezel, the NATO bracelet and even the counterweight of the second hand are harmonized. In a 44.4 mm case combining brushed and DLC steel, this sports watch is equipped with the robust Sellita SW200-1 Swiss automatic movement. With the date housed at 6 o’clock and a guaranteed water resistance to 200 meters, the combined ruggedness and functionality are resolutely assured by this piece.
Founded in 1997 in Florence by passionate watchmakers convinced that the product must be more important than the name, the branded time piece eventually moved to Switzerland in 2013. ANONIMO now combines Swiss precision with an Italian sport-chic lifestyle. Pioneers in the use of bronze, ANONIMO makes watches to express a strong character. The MILITARE, NAUTILO lines and now EPURATO are well celebrated by watch enthusiasts, increasing the ANONIMO brand’s independence and recognition. Based on the other side of the Matterhorn since 2013, its manufacturing procedure now meets the criteria of ‘Swiss Made’.
Julien Haenny, CEO of ANONIMO:
“After attending one race, you better understand how watches and motorsport are linked with mechanical engineering but also share similar values such as emotion and precision. We believe in this strong connection.”
Miodrag Kotur, COO of Leopard Racing:
“We are very proud to continue the racing adventure with one of our strongest and most solid partners, exclusive in the sphere of timepieces. ANONIMO has been with us since the beginning and together we have raised trophies and conquered titles on two and four wheels, monopolizing the categories in which we raced. I am sure that 2018 will also be a season full of satisfactions.“