Gear: Autodromo’s Redman Edition Prototipo Inspired by Hard-fought Victory

Autodromo’s Redman Edition Prototipo Inspired by Hard-fought Victory

Petrolicious Productions By Petrolicious Productions
June 1, 2015

It’s difficult to imagine the skill involved in winning the Nürburgring 1000km, especially considering for most of the race there was a hard-charging Pedro Rodriguez in a Ferrari 312P among the front-runners, and the weather report is described as: cold, wet, then dry, then hail.

Commemorating Brian Redman and Jo Siffert’s victory, Autodromo’s Redman Edition Prototipo chronograph wears the colors of Redman’s Porsche Salzburg-entered red-and-white 908/2.

You’ll first notice its bright green centrestop hand, so-hued for the race car’s bright accents. On the caseback, an outline of the famed Nürburgring Circuit sits inside a laurel wreath and underneath the race-winning Porsche 908/2.

Available in a limited number of stainless steel (400) or 18k gold (100), this variant of the Prototipo watch still features vintage prototype race car-inspired styling, albeit with design details instantly recognizable to those who appreciate the monumental achievements of Brian Redman and Jo Siffert at the 1969 Nürburgring 1000km. This limited edition includes a special collector’s box and a booklet hand-signed by Brian Redman.

Visit Autodromo to order the Redman Edition Prototipo chronograph or to learn more. 

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Kurt Uzbay
Kurt Uzbay

Really cool watch design.. and a fitting tribute to Mr. Redman and Mr. Siffert….