Formula 1 together with Wall Street Journal is hosting a ‘F1 Accelerate’ summit post the Azerbaijan GP weekend ahead of the Miami GP.

In a bid to further expand his horizon in the American market and explain the nuances of the sport being more than just racing cars and entertainment, Formula 1 will be hosting a ‘F1 Accelerate’ summit in partnership with the Wall Street Journal.

The event will take place after the Azerbaijan weekend in the lead-up to the Miami GP on May 4 (Thursday) at the Rubell Museum in Miami. The mega event will see personnel from the worlds of sports, entertainment and business under one roof.

The discussion will be on how together the mix of these people ‘can make a significant impact on the future of technology, performance, diversity and sustainability’, which is not just limited to their sector but the across businesses and different cultures.

Here’s the list of people to speak during the F1 Accelerate programme with more names to be confirmed in the lead-up to the event –

  • Sir Lewis Hamilton l Seven-time F1 World Champion
  • Gregory B. Maffei | President and CEO, Liberty Media Corporation
  • Stefano Domenicali | President and CEO, Formula 1
  • Jerry Bruckheimer | Producer
  • Joseph Kosinski | Director, Top Gun: Maverick
  • Maria Sharapova | International Tennis Icon
  • Sarah Harden | CEO, Hello Sunshine
  • Manish Pandey | Creative Director, Jiva Maya and Religion of Sports
  • Susie Wolff | Managing Director, F1 Academy
  • Zak Brown | CEO, McLaren Racing
  • Jerry Colonna | Co-Founder and CEO,; Author, “Reunion: Leadership and the Longing to Belong” (Nov. 2023)
  • Tom Garfinkel | Vice Chairman, President and CEO of the Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, and Managing Partner of the Formula 1 Crypto.Com Miami Grand Prix
  • Naomi Schiff | Formula 1 Analyst, Sky Sports
  • Gotham Chopra | Creator and Co-Founder, Religion of Sports
  • Pierfrancesco Vago | Executive Chairman of the Cruise Division, MSC Group
  • Dr. Luana Marques | Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School; Author, “Bold Move: A 3-Step Plan to Transform Anxiety into Power”
  • Aileen McManamon | Chair, Green Sports Alliance; Founder and Managing Partner, 5T Sports Group
  • Jasmine Robinson | Managing Partner, Monarch Collective
  • Robert Smith | Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Vista Equity Partners
  • Lindsey Vonn | World Cup Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist

Here’s more details and how one can join in:

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