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The Motorsport Technical School (MTS) stands as a premier institution devoted tonurturing the talents of budding engineers with a passion for motorsports.

Established in 2011 by Eugenia Capanna, a distinguished racing driver, and former team manager, MTS was born from a keen awareness of the industry’s demand for specialized mechanics and race engineers.

What sets MTS apart is its unique setting – nestled within the confines of a Monza Formula 1 race track “The Temple of Speed” . This exceptional environment provides students with unparalleled access to the pulse of motorsports, immersing them in the very heart of the action. Moreover, MTS boasts its own fleet of Formula & Saloon race cars and racing bikes exclusively dedicated to training its aspiring race engineering students, offering hands-on experience and practical learning opportunities that are second to none in the world.

At MTS, we don’t just educate; we inspire and empower the next generation of motorsports engineers to push the boundaries of innovation and performance. Join us as we accelerate towards a future fueled by excellence and passion for the thrill of the track.

Fundamental of Race Engineering – Online Program

Welcome to the exciting world of motorsports engineering! We’re thrilled to kickstart this journey with you through our online live training provided by MTS. In this dynamic course, we’re diving into the heart of race engineering, offering invaluable insights and practical knowledge essential for anyone aspiring to carve out a career in the thrilling realm of motorsports.

As motorsports enthusiasts ourselves, we understand the unique blend of passion, precision, and innovation required to thrive in this high-octane industry. Whether you’re a seasoned engineering student or someone just beginning to explore the possibilities within motorsports, our comprehensive training program is designed to equip you with the skills and expertise necessary to excel in this competitive field.

Throughout this training, you’ll have the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of race engineering, from understanding vehicle dynamics and aerodynamics to mastering data analysis and performance optimization strategies. Led by industry experts with years of experience in motorsports engineering, you’ll gain firsthand knowledge and real-world insights that will not only enhance your theoretical understanding but also prepare you for the practical challenges of the racetrack.

Moreover, our online live format ensures accessibility and flexibility, allowing you to engage with the material from anywhere in the world while still benefiting from interactive sessions and personalized guidance. Whether you dream of working with Formula 1 teams, endurance racing programs, or automotive manufacturers, this training will provide you with a solid foundation to pursue your ambitions in the fast-paced world of motorsports engineering.

So, buckle up and get ready to accelerate your career in motorsports engineering with MTS. Let’s embark on this exhilarating journey together and unleash your full potential in the captivating realm of motorsports innovation and excellence.

MTS Methods

MTS distinguishes itself with a steadfast commitment to delivering a professional standard of education. At the core of MTS’s philosophy is its unwavering dedication to offering students authentic, hands-on experiences through internships, apprenticeships, and a spectrum of other immersive learning avenues.

Our mission is clear: to equip young engineers with the practical skills and industry insights necessary to thrive in the dynamic world of motorsports. By fostering partnerships with leading motorsport teams, MTS not only facilitates invaluable training opportunities for aspiring engineers but also serves as a platform for teams to invest in the professional development of their personnel.

The result? A cadre of well-prepared, proficient engineers poised to enter the industry with confidence and competence, ready to leave an indelible mark on the ever-evolving landscape of motorsports. At MTS, we don’t just educate; we cultivate the next generation of trailblazers who are primed to drive innovation and excellence forward in this exhilarating field.


Continuous Improvement

At Motorsports Technical School in Italy, we are steadfastly committed to ensuring that our training materials remain at the forefront of innovation in the ever-evolving world of Formula 1 and motorsports. Recognizing the rapid pace of technological advancements within the industry, we continuously upgrade and refine our curriculum to equip our students with the latest tools and knowledge essential for success. Our dedicated team of instructors and industry experts stay abreast of emerging trends and developments, incorporating them seamlessly into our training programs. From advancements in vehicle dynamics to breakthroughs in data analysis and simulation techniques, we spare no effort in providing our students with a cutting-edge advantage. By prioritizing adaptability and staying ahead of the curve, we empower our students to excel in the competitive realm of motorsports engineering, ensuring they graduate ready to tackle the challenges of tomorrow with confidence and competence.


Learn from Professionals

At Motorsports Technical School, we recognize the immense value of learning directly from seasoned professionals who have honed their craft in the competitive arena of motorsports. That’s why we are proud to host a roster of professional technicians and engineers from the world of motorsports who generously share their invaluable expertise with our students. These industry veterans offer firsthand insights into the intricacies of the field, providing a glimpse into the fast-paced and cutthroat nature of motorsports. With their guidance, students gain a deep understanding of the advanced technologies that drive innovation in motorsports, from state-of-the-art aerodynamics to groundbreaking powertrain systems. By immersing themselves in the real-world experiences and challenges shared by these experts, our students not only gain technical proficiency but also cultivate the problem-solving skills and resilience necessary to thrive in this demanding industry. Through this unique mentorship approach, Motorsports Technical School ensures that our graduates are not just prepared to enter the world of motorsports engineering but are poised to make meaningful contributions from day one.


Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering

Engaging in the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program offers a myriad of compelling reasons to prospective students. Firstly, this program serves as a crucial foundational stepping stone for anyone aspiring to pursue a career in the exhilarating realm of motorsports engineering. By delving into fundamental principles such as vehicle dynamics, aerodynamics, and performance optimization, students acquire essential knowledge that forms the bedrock of their expertise in this dynamic field.

Moreover, this program provides a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies and nuances inherent in motorsports engineering, equipping students with the skills necessary to navigate the multifaceted challenges they’ll encounter throughout their careers. From mastering data analysis techniques to developing innovative solutions for enhancing vehicle performance, the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program cultivates a diverse skill set essential for success in the competitive landscape of motorsports.

Furthermore, participating in this program offers invaluable networking opportunities, allowing students to connect with industry professionals and peers who share their passion for motorsports. These connections can prove instrumental in forging meaningful relationships, securing internships or employment opportunities, and gaining insights from seasoned professionals with years of experience in the field.

Ultimately, the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program empowers individuals to realize their aspirations of contributing to the cutting-edge advancements and adrenaline-fueled excitement of motorsports. Whether one dreams of working with Formula 1 teams, endurance racing programs, or automotive manufacturers, this program provides the essential foundation needed to pursue a fulfilling and impactful career in motorsports engineering.


Who should do the online program

The Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program is ideal for a diverse range of individuals who share a passion for motorsports and aspire to build a career in this thrilling industry. Specifically, this program is well-suited for:

1. Engineering Enthusiasts: Individuals with a keen interest in engineering principles and a desire to apply them in the context of motorsports will find the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program particularly rewarding. Whether they have a background in mechanical, electrical, or aerospace engineering, this program offers a specialized pathway to channel their passion for motorsports into a fulfilling career.

2. Racing Enthusiasts: Those who are avid fans of motorsports and dream of contributing to the excitement and innovation of the racing world can benefit greatly from this program. Whether they envision themselves working behind the scenes with a racing team or contributing to the design and development of high-performance vehicles, the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program provides the necessary skills and knowledge to turn their passion into a profession.

3. Aspiring Professionals: Individuals who aspire to pursue careers as race engineers, vehicle dynamics specialists, aerodynamicists, data analysts, or other roles within the motorsports industry will find the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program to be an essential starting point. This program equips them with the fundamental understanding and practical skills needed to excel in their chosen field within the fast-paced and competitive world of motorsports.

4. Career Changers: Professionals from other engineering disciplines or related fields who are looking to transition into the motorsports industry can benefit from the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program. By providing a specialized focus on the unique challenges and requirements of motorsports engineering, this program offers a pathway for career changers to leverage their existing skills and knowledge in a new and exciting context.

Overall, the Fundamental of Motorsports Engineering program is designed to cater to individuals from various backgrounds who share a common passion for motorsports and a desire to embark on a fulfilling career at the intersection of engineering and racing. Whether they are recent graduates, seasoned professionals, or enthusiasts looking to turn their passion into a profession, this program offers the foundational knowledge and practical skills needed to succeed in the dynamic world of motorsports.


The Temple of Speed: MTS's Training Grounds

The Motorsport Technical School, being located inside the Monza’s Formula 1 Track offers a unique training experience in one of the world’s most iconic racetracks, the Monza Autodrome.

As one of the oldest and fastest autodromes in the world, It is renowned for hosting the Italian Grand Prix, organized by the Automobile Club of Milan, which has been a staple in the Formula 1 calendar since 1922.

The circuit has also been the host of the Superbike World Championship Grand Prix until 2013.

The Monza circuit provides the ideal setting for students to immerse themselves in the world of motorsports.


Cutting-Edge Training Venue

MTS continues its commitment to continuous improvement by unveiling a new training facility featuring the latest in cutting-edge machinery and technology. Aspiring mechanics and engineers will benefit from the extensive training experience.

Mechanics Gymnasium

The new Lesmo training site will include the Mechanics Gymnasium, a unique training activity designed by MTS that provides students the opportunity to practice and refine their skills using the latest equipment and vehicles. The Mechanics Gymnasium is a state-of-the-art workshop where students can work on cars and motorcycles, with reserved access only for MTS students who can book their training sessions through a dedicated portal.

People Behind MTS

The MTS initiative emerged from the foresight of Eugenia Capanna, a former Team Manager who possessed a comprehensive understanding of the motorsport system. Eugenia, who was once a competitive Formula Track Driver, conceived the idea of creating a space where knowledge pertaining to motorsports could be imparted to engineers with a passion for the field.
Her vision was supported by Claudio Papello and Ivano Barletta, both of whom served as race engineers for prominent drivers such as Barrichello and Schumacher during their tenure at Ferrari F1.

The collective expertise and experience of these industry leaders, combined with their shared principles of knowledge and professional ethics, have established MTS as a premier institution for engineers seeking to cultivate and expand their skills in the motorsport industry.


There are many leading companies in the world of Motorsports that believe more and more in the importance of investing in training.

In fact, they support MTS with educational interventions or with scholarships to be awarded to the most deserving students or those with limited economic possibilities.

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Where to find us

The MTS courses are held at the new  MTS site in Lesmo and in the classrooms and pits at Monza Racetrack, using the same spaces that host motor races and the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

By appointment only.

To access the racetrack and reach MTS, use the Vedano al Lambro entrance at Via di Vedano, 5 20900 Monza (MB).

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