MODENA. Just a few hundred meters from where the historic Scuderia Ferrari was founded 90 years ago, seeding the roots for global motorsport development, the RPM (Rete Professionisti Motorsport) performance engineering Motorsport network has been founded in Modena today.
Several Italian motorsport industry companies, representing varied specific technical fields, are among the founding members spread across Italy from north to south of the peninsula (click on map below).
The purpose of RPM is to create synergies between firms in order to enhance industry capability and to promote Italian Motorsport and performance engineering excellence throughout the world by generating innovation within the field of Motorsport and technologically related sectors. La Sapienza - Rome University and Pisa University are already strategically and operationally involved with the network in order to enhance and implement a research based approach to technological developments and organisational improvements within the rapidly changing global marketplace of motorsport and related sectors.