Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen and Oracle Red Bull Racing

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In a stunning display of prowess, Max Verstappen has secured the coveted 2023 Formula 1 World Drivers’ Championship title with an impressive lead, amassing 433 points so far throughout the season. This remarkable achievement marks the Dutch driver’s third consecutive Championship victory, a testament to his remarkable skill and determination. In what has already been an exhilarating season, Verstappen has claimed 14 Grand Prix victories and is on track to surpass his previous 2022 record of 15 wins by the end of the season, which will culminate at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix next month.

Even more incredibly, Verstappen sealed his Championship triumph with Six Grand Prix left in the season. It is also the first time that a Championship will have been won in a Sprint race.

With an impressive tally of 14 wins, 2 sprint race victories, and 11 pole positions this season, Max Verstappen has once again demonstrated exceptional skill and true grit as a driver. TAG Heuer, a steadfast partner of the Oracle Red Bull Racing team since 2016, extends its warmest congratulations to Max Verstappen and the entire Team on their roaring victory.

For the 2023 season, Oracle Red Bull Racing also witnessed an outstanding success on the track, amassing 16 race victories so far and securing their sixth Constructors’ trophy. Notably, the Team broke their previous record for the highest Constructors’ championship points total, amassing an incredible 657 points.

Max Verstappen
During sprint race for the Qatar Formula One Grand Prix at Lusail International Circuit on October 07, 2023 in Lusail City, Qatar. (Photograph by Vladimir Rys)

As a long-standing partner of Oracle Red Bull Racing, TAG Heuer takes immense pride in looking back on this incredible year, and on the remaining races. It’s been defined by two remarkable performances that have now become part of Formula 1 history. Congratulations go out to Max Verstappen: his consistent performance on the track secures him the World Champion title for the third year straight. We’re pleased to share values with such a talent, someone who embodies our drive to push limits and never give up.” said Frédéric Arnault, CEO of TAG Heuer “Let’s also give a shoutout to the Oracle Red Bull Racing Team and driver Sergio Pérez. Their continuous pursuit for excellence truly deserves recognition.

For the Qatar Grand Prix, the three-time World Champion Max Verstappen sported his personalized TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph in blue. The striking red number “1” boldly displayed on the dial showcases his number and emphasizes his Championship win. Meanwhile, the engraved caseback, bearing the inscription “One of one” stands as a testament to the watch’s unique status, symbolizing its exclusive creation for Formula 1’s foremost driver, Max Verstappen. This timepiece is truly a one-of-a-kind, reflecting Verstappen’s commitment to excellence and aligning perfectly with his unwavering pursuit of victory.

Sergio Pérez also wore his favourite TAG Heuer timepiece: his personalized TAG Heuer Monaco Chronograph in turquoise. The caseback features Pérez’s initials, “SP”, along with the silhouette of the iconic Monaco racetrack, paying homage to his deep connection with the prestigious event. The engraved date “29.05.22” is a lasting tribute to Pérez’s previous victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, a defining moment in his illustrious career. Additionally, the powerful motto “Never give up” etched on the watch beautifully reflects his indomitable spirit and relentless determination as a racing driver.

As the Oracle Red Bull Racing team celebrates once again an extraordinary year of triumph, TAG Heuer extends its sincerest wishes for continued success in the off-season. Both parties eagerly anticipate yet another exhilarating year of partnership in 2024.

About TAG Heuer
TAG Heuer, founded in 1860 by Edouard Heuer in the Jura Mountains of Switzerland, is a luxury watch brand that is part of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (“LVMH”), the world’s leading luxury group. Based in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, and with four production sites, TAG Heuer has 1,860 employees and is active in 139 countries. TAG Heuer products are available online at for select countries and in 260 boutiques and 2,300 points of sale worldwide. The company is headed up by Frédéric Arnault, CEO of TAG Heuer. For 163 years, TAG Heuer has demonstrated pure avant-garde watchmaking spirit and a commitment to innovation with revolutionary technologies that have included the oscillating pinion for mechanical stopwatches in 1887, the Mikrograph in 1916, the first automatic-winding chronograph movement – Calibre 11 – in 1969, and the first luxury smartwatch in 2015. Today, the brand’s core collection consists of three iconic families designed by Jack Heuer – TAG Heuer Carrera, Monaco, and Autavia – and is rounded out with the contemporary TAG Heuer Link, Aquaracer, Formula 1, and Connected lines. Embodying TAG Heuer’s motto, “Don’t Crack Under Pressure,” are prominent partnerships and brand ambassadors that express the brand’s passion for action and high performance.

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