One week after the Race Of Champions, TAG Heuer concludes this motor racing year in Paris-Bercy for the revival of indoor karting in Paris-Bercy.
Already present in 1993 with Ayrton Senna, TAG Heuer was back in Paris-Bercy for this indoor karting show. The event gathered 20 professional international drivers from Formula 1, Rally or Endurance, including TAG Heuer ambassador Sébastien Ogier and Friend of the Brand Olivier Lombard but also 8 times World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb or 4 times Champcar champion Sébastien Bourdais.
TAG Heuer provided the organizers with its timekeeping expertise, giving then precise timing data, with accuracy at 1/10'000 of a second and a photo finish TAG Heuer Lynx camera on the start/finish line. This timekeeping precision was all the more important as the 550m indoor track was covered by the drivers on less than 32 seconds a lap.
On the Junior category, Monaco driver Charles Leclerc won both Saturday & Sunday Finals receiving then a TAG Heuer Formula 1 chronograph. On the Stars category, Ferrari test driver Jules Bianchi won Saturday race a received a Grand Carrera Calibre 17 RS2 with Red Bull test driver Jean-Eric Vergne & Peugeot Sport driver Stéphane Sarrazin completing the podium. On Sunday, Jean-Eric Vergne finished first ahead the Belgium F1 driver Jérôme D?Ambrosio and Endurance driver Julien Jousse.
While confirmed Champions were fighting on the Bercy track in Paris, four young talents, Daniel Ticktum, Josh White, James Singleton and Callum Ilott received their Formula Kart Stars Championship trophies in London, as well as TAG Heuer watches.
Congratulations to TAG Heuer Continental Europe and its French team, to TAG Heuer UK and to TAG Heuer Timing!