Gulf Racing Inspired Watches

It is no secret that I am a big fan of Gulf Racing colors, from our project Fairlane to my clothing company M&P Speed Shop Gulf is a brand I have a real connection to. Tied to legendary race cars, films, and modern day sports car racing, there is a lot to love about the classic blue and orange livery. Watchmakers almost all seem to be car enthusiasts, so it is no surprise that there are a number of great Gulf Racing inspired watches on the market. Here are six of my favorite Gulf inspired watches you can buy right now. 

Maurice de Mauriac
Le Mans Orange CH MO 039 06 XL

Boutique watchmaker Maurice de Mauriac is owned by a classic car and motorsports enthusiasts, a quick look at the company's website and it is clear that there is a lot of automotive inspiration behind their designs. This Le Mans model features a  Swiss-Made Mechanical-Automatic Movement and Gulf Racing color NATO strap. For something truly unique you can select your own number for the roundel, be it your own race car's number or number 20 from Steve McQueen's  Le Mans film car.

$3,731 USD

BRM Chronograph
BT12-46 Gulf Limited Edition Titanium

BRM is a major sponsor of motorsports events around the world and produces several officially licensed Gulf Racing watches. The BT12 series features a Swiss-Made Automatic Valjoux 7753 Chronograph movement, a Gulf Racing stripe NATO Strap which carries across the watch face. Know for their over the top and flashy watches this is one of the more subtle watches from BRM.

Limited to just 100 pieces worldwide.

$7,700 USD

Recraft Series SSC667

Featuring a Solar Chronograph movement the SSC667 offers a lot of style while being one of the most affordable racing watches. SEIKO has long been a favorite of watch collectors for a well-built quality watch you can wear every day.

$350 USD

Monaco Calibre 11

The original Monaco was worn by Steve McQueen in the legendary film Le Mans. The Swiss-made Automatic calibre is known for its quality and long gevity, and the Monaco stands out with its square face, making it instantly recognizable. This officially licensed Gulf Racing edition driving watch features a Gulf colored racing stripes on the face with a blue calfskin strap with alsavel orange lining and orange stitching.

$5,900 USD

Darek Bell 500 Chrono

Inspired by the legendary racing driver Derek Bell MBE, five times Le Mans winner, three times Daytona 24 winner, and the two times World Sports Car champion, this 500 Chrono offer a lot of style for under $500. Featuring a Japanese Quartz movement, with a black face and Gulf Racing color accents.

$497 USD


Inspired by the winner car, legendary GT-40, the Tsikolia features a Swiss-Made Analog quartz movement by Ronda. The face features classic Gulf Racing colors and the black perforated leather strip features blue stitching with orange leather backing for a bold pop of color.