Claudio, owner and CEO of Italian Motors USA and SIMA Motorsports Academy has made his life long dream a reality. A native Italian, Claudio has turned his passion into his work. He is the driving force behind Italian Motors Racing, the shop, the team of drivers and all his staff. Claudio took to motorsports at an early age and continues to compete himself. He has assisted in the development of many of the young drivers who have advanced to successful motorsports careers such as his son, professional race car driver, Michael Valiante.