Doha (Qatar) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), 3 March 2019 – The season opening leg of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour, of which Longines is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper, took place this weekend in Doha. This stage was marked by the victory of Julien Epaillard (France) on Usual Suspect d’Auge in the weekend’s highlight trial, the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Doha. The Tour will then head to iconic destinations such as Mexico City, Shanghai, Paris, Rome and will stop for the first time in Stockholm, Montreal and New York, before heading to the ultimate battle, the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix, taking place in November in Prague. Over the weekend, spectators had the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” Chronograph model.