We like Sparco’s take on casual footwear in
general, but the fabric/suede Time 77 (RIGHT)
is a particular favorite. Its thin sole is designed
to maximize pedal feel for heel-toe shifting.
Head to sparcousa.com. MSRP is only $79.
A TIME FOR CHAMPIONS
What Dario Franchitti and Sebastian Vettel have on their wrists
F. Peirce Williams/LAT
(LEFT) Slot Mods’ Mediterranean-style, three-lane street rack, with tunnel, apartment blocks and royal palace included. (BELOW) Porsche 917K body opens to reveal two lanes of awesomeness.
TW STEEL TW 607
DARIO FRANCHITTI EDITION
The timepiece of choice for the triple Indy
500 winner and four-time IndyCar champ.
With 45mm 316L steel case, reinforced
mineral crystal with a sapphire layer, screwed
crown and silicon strap, it’s tough enough.
Lift the lid
With the push of a
button, Slot Mods’
full-scale Porsche 917K
replica opens to reveal
the ultimate slot car
racing experience. The
track made its public
premiere at the Pebble
d’Elegance. Also look
out for Slot Mods’ track
based (literally) on a
1969 Team Penske
CASIO EDIFICE EFR-520RB
RED BULL RACING MODEL
More egalitarian than TW Steel’s machine, the
520RB comes loaded with the tech Casio is
renowned for. With a stainless steel case, high-accuracy stop watch and Red Bull styling, it’s
good enough for F1 champ Sebastian Vettel.
altering the car, and at Christmas time I’d
hand over a wishlist to my grandparents,
and on it there would be parts that I wanted
for my slot cars. They wouldn’t know what
they were asking for in the hobby shop, so
the list had to be very precise, but it meant I
always really appreciated what they got me.
Yes, looking back, I’d have to say it was
a prelude of what was to come for me,
and how I’d be once I was in a racecar:
constantly looking at the details.
Find out more
The United Slot Racers
a multitude of 1: 24
and 1: 32 scale slot-car
racing, including the
serious racing for
to go deeper.
Pretty much anything looks
good in Gulf colors, but we’re
particularly taken with this
beauty from Benard Richards
Manufacture (B.R.M.). Limited
to 30 pieces, the titanium case,
and Gulf logos and color cues
make this a watch to covet.