Omega had a keen interest in motor racing in the 1990s and other brand ambassadors included ralf schumacher and Michael andretti.
This speedmaster was launched from the karting track in Kerpen, Germany, where Michael schumacher developed his driving skills while he was young.
CALIBRE 1141 In 1995, the automatic calibre 1141 became the rhodium-plated version of the calibre 1140, which was built for Speedmasters with “reduced” cases. Like its predecessor, the calibre 1141 featured smaller dimensions (25.60 mm in diameter) to fit the more refined chronograph design. It had a frequency of 28,800 and featured a distinctive chronograph plate.
Year of production 1996 watch reference pic 3810.61.41 case stainless steel diameter 39mm hands baton bracelet leather strap glass hesalite dial red, sln luminous calibre 1141 launched by Michael schumacher racing this striking model is notable for its “younger aesthetics” and was produced in both red and yellow versions. the piece was launched by racing legend michael schumacher who had become a new omega ambassador in 1996. as well as featuring a racing-style minute track, the watch had a rubber presentation box that resembled the tyres of f1 cars and featured schumacher’s signature in white. 1996 racing launched by michael schumacher.
The watch is now available to purchase at our store.