Tomé Alfonso, MotorLand Aragón Managing Director
Born in Barcelona, in 1973, Tomé Alfonso got a Degree in Law from the University in Madrid and has been linked to the world of motoring and racing during his entire professional career.
He started at the Jarama Circuit at a very young age as track marshal and was later promoted to marshal coordinator. After this appointment, he became timekeeping coordinator of the Motorcycling World Championship and later Events Manager at Dorna Sports.
Moved to Doha, where he was responsible of the construction and start up of the Losail International racetrack in the position of general manager. During his stay in the circuit inside the structure of the QMMF, Losail hosted four MotoGP World Championship events and three Superbike World Championship events, amongst many others.
Tomé Alfonso then joined MotorLand Aragón (Alcañiz, Spain) as Managing Director in 2008 in order to build the racetrack and since his arrival, the circuit has been host to the MotoGP World Championship six times. The first Gran Premio de Aragón was held in 2010. That same year, in which MotorLand Aragón had its debut in the MotoGP calendar, the circuit was awarded with the recognition by IRTA as Best Grand Prix of the year for the organisation of the event, an award which the circuit received again in 2013.
With Tomé Alfonso as Managing Director of MotorLand Aragón, the sports facilities also became part of the Superbike World Championship in 2011. Since then, MotorLand has been host to the event in every season, having staged five events of the Aragonese Superbike round so far.
Moreover, Tomé Alfonso is member of the FIM Road Racing Commission and head of the FIM Institute, a non-profit organisation, set-up to get deeper into research and the development of technology applied to the world of motorcycling, the headquarters of which are in the facilities of the MotorLand Aragón Technological Park.
Tomé Alfonso is currently in his seventh year as Managing Director of MotorLand Aragón. During this time, in addition to the already mentioned rounds of the MotoGP and Superbike Championships, there have been more 200 sports events organised at the facilities.