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Coming Full Circle: Alumnus Achieves Dream of Working for F1 Racing Team

University of Miami College of Engineering alumnus Gabriel Elias, BSME ’10, has been a Formula One fan since he was a kid living in South Florida. Now 30, he is more than a fan. He designs race cars, and two of his are on TV.

Elias is a design engineer for the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team, the New York Yankees of the Formula One circuit. Since he arrived in 2014, the team has won four consecutive championships in the most competitive, most watched and most prestigious auto racing circuit in the world. In Formula One, Elias is one of a few dozen Americans, and likely the only Floridian.

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