Looking for a high quality racing watch that won’t break the bank but possibly will break speed records? We hope you enjoy picking out your new driving companion as much as we enjoyed putting together this ultimate list of winners when it comes to value and quality.
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Invicta S1 Rally Men
Invicta’s S1 Rally Men is definitely a statement piece with its 48 mm case diameter. Counter balancing the sizable case is the subtle coloring on the dial: the combination of cream and white gives the watch an overall subtle and elegant look. The S1 Rally Men comes with a breathable brown leather strap.
Stuhrling Formula i 891
Stainless steel bracelet with a gray dial combo guarantees a sophisticated look, which describes the Stuhrling Formula i 891 perfectly. The brushed steel dial and the pop of orange gives it an additional dynamic, sporty feel. Ready to hop into your car and drive off into the sunset? So are we.
Stuhrling 1000 Quartz
Looking for the ultimate statement racing watch? You might want to take a closer look at the Sturhling 1000 Quartz. It has all the bells and whistles of a great racing watch, and we love the unexpected combination of stainless steel and the warm gold tone of the dial, topped off with orange hour marks and hands. A 44 mm case diameter is perfect for larger wrist sizes.
Spinnaker Hull Chronograph - Fumee Black
Spinnaker’s Hull Chronograph Fumee Black watch has an eye-catching cushion shaped case. Adding to the list of features that make this watch unique is the matte black textured dial, giving the watch depth that attracts the eye. It is sporty and stylish mixed with the perfect amount of vintage. The case diameter is 42 mm, making it a good fit for most wrist sizes.
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Not surprisingly, Citizen excels at serving both looks and value. First of all, it uses Eco-Drive technology, so the movement is powered by light (any light), eliminating the need for a battery change. Additionally, we love the classic racing watch look of the Brycen: breathable brown leather strap, blue bezel and dial with a pop of orange for a sporty look. An excellent, classic choice.
Timex Waterbury Classic Chronograph
As the name suggests, the Timex Waterbury Classic Chronograph displays some classic ageless design elements, however in a creative twist, they managed to endow the classic elements with a modern, minimalist feel. It is a subtle yet powerful statement timepiece, and the 40 mm case diameter makes it a great fit for all wrist sizes.
Fossil Machine Chronograph Dark Brown
The Fossil Machine Chronograph in this dark brown leather edition is one of our favorites, and is a stunning choice for those of you looking for an eye-catching timepiece. The textured black bezel gives the dial a distinctive mechanical look, aptly captured in the name. Hour marks and hands are a lighter cream color, making the dial easy-to-read, and refreshingly the calendar window is between the 4 and 5 o’clock position.
Dan Henry 1964 Gran Turismo Chronograph
The Dan Henry 1964 Gran Turismo has a 38 mm case diameter, the size of vintage driving watches. A thinner than usual Tachymeter definitely brings back some vintage feel, and gives the watch a nice elegant flair. As an additional tribute to driving and racing, the back of the watch has a special car icon engraved: the Aston Martin DB5. An overall great choice for the lovers of speed.
For those of you who like a little pop of color on your wrist, we just had to feature the Octane by Hoffman. A subtle and gorgeous shade of yellow pairs beautifully with the otherwise subtle and classic looking design elements, thus the black sub-dials become the visual focus with their cool accentuated circular pattern. One of our favorite unique finds!