Satisfy your need for speed with the latest field of sports watches influenced by racing. Resilient yet ruggedly refined, these chronographs feature inky-black-coated cases and rubber or synthetic wristbands. Other design details reference tachometers, disc brakes and stopwatches to help you stylishly stay the course wherever the race takes you.


1. SCUDERIA’S MOTO NERO
$1,195, ctscuderia.com
CT Scuderia’s Moto Nero series updates the sprezzatura of Italian café racers. The modernist Swiss-made quartz chronograph has a blackened stainless case, a perforated silicone band and a bold red-enamel face.

2.TISSOT’S T-RACE
$925, tissot.ch
The Moto-GP 2015 limited edition of Tissot’s T-Race chronograph features a Swiss-made quartz movement, a tough carbon dial, a silicone strap with folding clasp and push buttons, and styling that limns motorbike disc-brake design.

3. ORIS ARTIX GT
$3,850, jomashop.com
The automatic-movement Artix GT chronograph from Oris has a unique retrograde seconds display that looks like the rev meter on a race car, a black face and a bezel with a black-ceramic minute scale and quick-grip rubber coating.