An F1 Driver from 1991 to 1994 and a major name in competitive historic rallying in the 2000s, it is now behind the wheel of a Lancia Stratos that Erik Comas has been demonstrating the full extent of his talent since 2011. A two-minute interview with Zenith’s replica watches ambassador proves that speed is most definitely in his blood.
Do you tend to be on time or late?
I’m usually on time because I, for one, hate waiting.
What is your motto?
A year to learn, a year to win.
What is your power reserve?
Seven hours of sleep are enough for me, but I recharge my batteries with a 10-minute power nap.
If you could stop time, what would you do?
To stop time is to stop life. There’s no use even talking about it; it’s a waste of time and it’s fate that will ultimately decide when this will happen.
You can always spare 10 minutes for … ?
Taking a nap.
On the other hand which activity do you never have time for?
I’m not someone who enjoys cooking. I eat because I have to, not because I want to.
Who would be your ideal dinner guests?
The ideal is an abstract moment of well-being corresponding to a period of life, love and friendship that is constantly evolving. Tomorrow’s ideal dinner will be different from yesterday’s.
What is your guilty pleasure?
A good espresso, two or three times a day.
Which is your favorite season?
Spring, because it’s the end of winter and promises a plethora of beautiful days ahead. It’s also the start of car racing season.
If you were a fake watches uk, which would you be?
Zenith’s next El Primero Stratos, because I am going to take part in its creation and strive to preserve the authenticity and sportsmanship that have made the Stratos a rally car legend since 1974.
Where will you be one hour from now?
Physical training for my next race.
Alone on my bike.
If you had to pack up and drop everything right now, what would you do?
Travel around the world on a motorcycle.