Louis Monet in collaboration with the recent IZOD IndyCar winning driver, Scott Dixon, have just launched an automatic chronograph honoring this world class automotive legend. Scott Dixon wore this dual pusher chronograph in every single race that he competed in, ultimately leading him to victory. This Scott Dixon timepiece from Louis Monet is created in a limited edition series of 365 pieces. This watch comes with an exclusive 95mm X 70mm watercolor painting by renowned artist Willy Richard paying homage to Dixon’s achievements on the race track.
As with most high performance instruments, the Scott Dixon Automatic Chronograph features a highly legible dial with large chronograph counters at 9 and 3. There is a very modest small seconds register at the 6 o’clock position. The dial is divided into two hemispheres, with the top section in matte black, and the lower half in a beautifully done Cotes de Genève pattern. At the 4:30 position lies the official Scott Dixon racing logo. The hour markers are divided into Arabic numerals for the even hours, and indexes for the remaining hours. On the vaulted flange is a relatively prominent chrono seconds totalizer which is indicated by the central chronograph seconds hand. The stylized dauphine hands are luminescent for the reading of the time at night.
The case is crafted from polished stainless steel and carbon fiber, which gives this piece a very sporty aesthetic. The ridged main crown carries the emblem of this prestigious brand. On the surface of the chrono pushers are checkered flag inspired motifs, in keeping with the racing theme. The fixed bezel on this model features a graduated tachometric scale in red, contrasting on the brushed steel of the bezel. Tachymeters are used primarily in racing where average speed is calculated using the chronograph.
The case back on the Scott Dixon Automatic Chronograph Limited Edition highlights this year’s victory with a winner’s wreath engraved on it. The inscriptions of “2003” and “2008” can also be found on the back. These years represent the other two times that Scott Dixon won the Indianapolis 500 series.