The hilly nation of San Marino may not be the first country you think of when you contemplate the rev of engines and bikes whizzing on a dark asphalt track. And it’s a fact that the San Marino GP is actually held in the Italian town of Rimini at the Misano World Circuit. And that’s not the only connections that San Marino GP and Rimini have – they are also linked by the enviable creative talents of one man. Aldo Drudi is an Italian icon. Creative, visionary and a mentor to the stars of the motorcycle racing world, he has designed motorbikes and helmets for names like Valentino Rossi, and even turned has his hand to the track for the San Marino GP. His reputation and standing with regard to crash helmet safety and protective clothing mark him out as a great innovator.