MPI stands for Max Papis Innovations and was founded in 2009 by Max Papis and Tatiana Fittipaldi Papis, in Mooresville, NC. Max and Tatiana have a long background in racing. Max has been a professional race car driver since he was 12 years old. Since then he has raced in Formula 1, ChampCar, IndyCar, IMSA, Grand-Am, IROC, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and is the European driver with most NASCAR starts in history. Ricmotech is collaborating with Max to create unique racing simulator wheels. Select from MPI steering wheels that have been carefully curated for the discerning racer. Premium MPI wheels offer Alcantara grip for comfort and long life.