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Watson's Distilled Water.
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Watson's Distilled Water with added minerals.

Watsons Water (屈臣氏蒸餾水) is a producer and distributor of bottled distilled water based in Tai Po Industrial Estate New Territories East Hong Kong. The company has production plants in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou. Their product is consumed across the Asia-Pacific region, including Singapore, Malaysia, and Taiwan.

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Distilled water water that has had many of its impurities removed through distillation

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Sponsorship

Andy Wallace winning the Macau F3 Grand Prix in 1986, sponsored by Watson's Water. Andy Wallace.jpg
Andy Wallace winning the Macau F3 Grand Prix in 1986, sponsored by Watson's Water.
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Franz Engstler's no. 29 BMW sponsored by Watson's Water in 2002.

Watson's has been a sponsor for numerous teams and drivers at the Macau Grand Prix. They made their debut in 1985 when Gianfranco Brancatelli won the Guia Race in a Tom Walkinshaw Racing Rover 3500 and then the following year when Andy Wallace won the Formula Three event. Watson's won again in 1987, with the Mr. Juicy brand, thanks to a great drive by Ireland's former Formula One driver Martin Donnelly in the typhoon affected race. In 1989, Tim Harvey brought the team more success with his Guia Race win in a Ford Sierra RS500. [1]

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In the 2000s, Watson's Water has sponsored other winning teams and drivers including Duncan Huisman who won the Guia Race four times.

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References

  1. Nzavi Careem and Unus Alladin (9 November 1993). "Watson's back on Macau track". South China Morning Post .