Rising MotoGP Racer Ben Spies Pens Partnership with Watch Brand Jorg Gray

February 17, 2012

Jorg Gray, an American watch brand, has announced today its partnership with premier MotoGP racer Ben Spies, Winner of the 2011 Dutch TT race in Assen and the only American since 2006 to secure a MotoGP win internationally.

The Texas-based talent, known for winning at every level of racing, joins the Jorg Gray team just in time for the start of the 2012 racing season, which kicks off with the Commercial Bank Grand Prix on April 8 in Qatar.

With a massive fan following and a reputation for excellence, the Jorg Gray and Ben Spies partnership is prepped for a successful season with several planned Ben Spies guest appearances around the world, including the Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show on March 8, 2012. Fans of Spies and Jorg Gray can anticipate a new, limited edition timepiece celebrating the partnership to be announced in the following months.

“Timing is everything in the racing world,” said Spies. “A partnership with Jorg Gray means that I’m aligning with a stylish brand and a company with the ability to capture every second on the track. I’m proud to be a Jorg Gray ambassador.”

After winning the Rookie of the Year distinction in the 2010 season and a top five overall finish for the 2011 racing season, Spies is primed for success in 2012. With a grueling schedule of 18 races in the championship, Spies hopes for a successful season that will lead to fulfilling his ultimate dream of becoming MotoGP World Champion. Jorg Gray is excited to be the watch brand of his choice on and off the track.

“Ben possesses a superior level of talent, class and maturity,” said Trevor Gnesin, president of Jorg Gray. “His commitment to excellence in his field mirror Jorg Gray’s commitment to creating quality timepieces. We’re looking forward to cheering him on this season and welcome him whole-heartedly into the Jorg Gray family.”

by Ismail Uddin