Swiss watchmaker Longines hosted the Longines Hong Kong Grand Masters for the second year running as the official timekeeper and title partner. The brand released the Conquest Classic as the official watch, with a self-winding calibre, 40mm diameter, mechanical calibre vL619, a sapphire-glass back, and a silvered dial set with three arabic numerals and nine applied indices with Super LumiNova.
The exciting weekend kicked off with the Longines Speed Challenge. Kevin Staut beat out his two competitors, Simon Delestre and Julian Epaillard, although they, along with Staut received a Longines watch. The most anticipated event was the Longines Grand Prix, which took place on the final day, Sunday February 23. It was a nail-biting competition, but Swedish Henrik von Eckermann ended up taking home first place. Ukrainian Katherina Offel placed second, with Ludger Beerbau, in third.
President of Longines, Walter von Kanel, and Managing Director of the Swatch Group Hong Kong, Kevin Rollenhagen, along with Aaron Kwok presented the three winners Longines watches at the close of the weekend.