Monaco Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Limited Edition | © TAG Heuer
© TAG Heuer

Grand Prix de Monaco Historique: TAG Heuer limited edition timepiece

COVID-19 may have cancelled the event, but nobody can stop time or its keepers.

TAG Heuer is the Official Sponsor and Timekeeper of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique as well as the Official Watch of the Monaco Grand Prix. It is also the Official Watch Partner of the Monaco Top Cars Collection museum. The 12th edition, scheduled for 8 to 10 May 2020 on the Monaco circuit, was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2018 | © TAG Heuer
Grand Prix de Monaco Historique 2018 | © TAG Heuer

The biannual Grand Prix de Monaco Historique weekend is one of the highlights of the classic-car racing calendar. More than 200 grand prix cars, representing 50 different car makers, enter each event. They compete in seven series spanning the periods from the 1930s to the 1970s. Drivers from more than 21 countries took part in the 2018 edition.

A limited-edition timepiece

The chronograph features the signature red and white colours – a reference to sports cars from the world of racing. There is a small silver historic car logo of the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique at the 1 o’clock position; it pays homage to on the crimson to the historic race. This model is produced in a limited edition of 1,000 timepieces; each is engraved with its unique number and the words “One of 1000”.

This TAG Heuer Monaco wristwatch is presented on a luxurious perforated strap made of fine-grain black leather. The stainless-steel case back features a transparent sapphire glass with the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique logo on the inside. Thought it, one can observe the sophisticated Calibre Heuer 02 in-house mechanical movement. With a total of 168 individual components, the TAG Heuer Calibre Heuer 02 offers precision and an 80-hour power reserve.

The Grand Prix de Monaco Historique timepiece will be on display especially for racing enthusiasts at the ACM and available for pre-orders via It will also be available in select TAG Heuer boutiques before its launch on July 27th, 2020.

Technical information:

TAG Heuer Automatic Calibre Heuer 02 Manufacture movement
Automatic chronograph
Diameter: 31 mm
Jewels: 33 
Power reserve: 80 hours

Chronograph with minutes and hours, permanent second indicator
Date, hours, minutes
Central chronograph seconds hand

Diameter: 39 mm
Fine-brushed and polished case, fixed bezel
Sapphire crystal with Grand Prix de Monaco Historique logo on the back
Polished stainless-steel crown at 3 o’clock
Push buttons at 2 and 4 o’clock
Water-resistant to 100 metres (10 bar)
Stainless-steel case back with limited-edition number engraving

Rhodium-plated red sunray brushed dial
Rhodium-plated indexes and hour and minute hands with white Super-LumiNova®
Red lacquered central hand
Grand Prix de Monaco Historique logo at 1 o’clock on the dial

Limited to 1,000 watches

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