Tom Garfinkel, the “Midas” athlete who fulfilled the dream of bringing Formula 1 to Miami – El Financiero

in it The competitive world of Formula 1man He fulfilled his dream of going to Miami The most important race in Motorsports category all over the world: Tom GarfinkelStream Vice President of the Miami Dolphins in the NFL and Hard Rock Stadium.

It starts with an image in your brain of what you think it might be.”Tom Garfinkel, managing partner of the Miami Grand Prix, says the new Formula 1 event held for the first time last Sunday.

Formula 1, A Businesses with more than $2 billion in annual billsarrived in Miami for the first time with the opening of the circuit that was built in the city on the east coast of the United States, and was the great architect.

Tom Garfinkel, “Midas” Sports

they Operating experience Also includes serve in baseball As President and CEO of a company San Diego Padres; Director of Operations Arizona Diamondbacks; and Executive Vice President NASCAR racingand IndyCar and Grand-Am from Chip Ganassi Racing.

since Join the Miami DolphinsGarfinkel led business changefamous for plotting a plan to privately finance a $550 million renovation of a 27-year-old stadium.

Other developments led by A . include Partnership with Endeavor to take teaMiami Open Tennis at Hard Rock StadiumWith the first event of 2019, it set record attendance figures and increased total revenue by nearly 25 percent.

He also got an offer for Super Bowl 2020 As for the national championship playoffs College football 2021 At Hard Rock Stadium. Currently, as if everything else wasn’t enough, talks are underway to bring the 2026 World Cup to Miami.

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With the owner of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Stephen RossTOhm Garfinkelwho is the managing partner of the Grand Prix in that city, signed an agreement last year to secure the motoring event for 10 years.

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Miami he just Eleventh place in the United States where F1 disputed Since its inception in Silverstone (England) in 1950; Circuits tested in places like Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Long Beach (California), Phoenix and Sebring (Florida) and Watkins Glen (New York) lacked staying power.

Garfinkel convinced that, along with The race is in Austin And the next event in Las Vegas from 2023The Formula 1 can restore the solid base which he enjoyed in places like Watkins Glen and Long Beach from the 1960s to the early 1980s.

Garfinkel graduate with Bachelor’s degree from University of ColoradoBoulder, and received a master’s degree in aBusiness Management at the University of Michigan. Prior to working in the sports field, he distinguished himself in various leadership roles in salesAnd marketing s Brand development At Miller Brewing Company and Texaco.

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