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Omologato car meets

by staff writer JP

The events put on by Omologato offers car and watch enthusiasts the opportunity to meet and discuss the things they love

Each event plays host to a collection of outstanding cars which have included a Koenigsegg CCX, a delivery mileage Jaguar XJ220 and a selection of McLaren cars.

Omologato, the British watch brand established in 2015 has signed up racing driver Freddie Hunt to drive for the Brookspeed Omologato Porsche in the European GT4 series. The son of former Formula One champion James Hunt. The driver confirmed his plans at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb.

A partnership has also been announced between Omologato and the Mahindra Racing Formula E Team. Driver Nick Heidfeld attended driving an Arrinera Hussarya GT racing car up the famous hill. Heidfeld was joined by Mahindra Racing team boss Dilbagh Gill, both proudly wearing the  Mahindra Racing Omologato watch at the one day event.

"It is a massive honour to announce the partnership with Freddie Hunt and to invest in the sport we all love"
Shami Kalra, Founder Omologato

Omologato brand ambassador Richard Attwood was on hand to talk about his heroics and sign collectible booklets for The Salzburg Omologato chronograph, a new watch celebrating his triumph in the Porsche 917 at the 1970 Le Mans.

A rare Ferrari LaFerrari was driven to the event by racer Marino Franchitti, courtesy of owner Nick Mason. The GT driver gave some insightful interviews and added to the plethora of prestigious names that motorsport fans could get up close to and talk all things racing.