Jim Michaelian

Long Beach CA

Jim’s first pro race was the ’92 Firestone Firehawk at Sebring. He ran in Grand-Am ’98-’13, including 15 Daytona 24-Hours. Also has run the 24-Hour of Dubai and Nurburgring. He is President/CEO of the Grand Prix Association of Long Beach. He was controller prior to the first Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, a Formula 5000 race in 1975, then Chief Operating Officer from 1998-2001. As President and CEO, he is responsible for the management of all Grand Prix-related activities, including Race Circuit Management. A graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, he also serves on the board of directors of the Grand Prix Foundation, and the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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