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Mon 15 Dec 2008
Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

ANDREW PAPADOPOULOS ELECTED NEW CAMS PRESIDENT The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport can confirm that Andrew Papadopoulos has been elected to the position of President for a term of two years, effective 1 January 2009. Papadopoulos...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
General Manager appointed for Rally Australia

General Manager appointed for Rally Australia

Former Rally New Zealand General Manager Gary Upson has been appointed as the new General Manager of Australia's round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), the Repco Rally Australia, which will be conducted in Northern NSW on September 3-6...

Mon 11 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Hour ten notes

Bathurst 12: Hour ten notes

HORRIFYING CRASH AT MOUNT PANORAMA, DRIVER OKAY Hour Ten of the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour has been concluded in terrifying style when the Mazda 3 MPS driven by Sydney's Len Cave flipped an amazing ten times through The Chase, with Cave...

Sun 20 Jan 2008
V8SDS: Joel Spychala set for Bathurst 12-hour

V8SDS: Joel Spychala set for Bathurst 12-hour

V8 DEVELOPMENT SERIES NEWCOMER SET FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR One of the newest members of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Development series, Joel Spychala, is set to get a whole lot of Mount Panorama practice under his belt ahead of the 2008 season,...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Wed 20 Feb 2008
V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide preview

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide preview

TRIMBLE PREPARED FOR TOUGH ADELAIDE V8 DEBUT Michael Trimble has declared himself ready for his V8 Supercar debut while admitting that this weekend's Clipsal 500 is arguiably the toughest race on the V8 Supercar calendar. The Gold Coast-based...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: WPS Bathurst entry list

Bathurst 12: WPS Bathurst entry list

HUGE FIELDS ENTERED FOR WPS BATHURST MOTOR FESTIVAL The growth of the WPS Bathurst Motor Festival is undisputed with over 200 race cars and hundreds of display cars and bikes set to converge on the famous Mount Panorama circuit for the February...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Lotus comes to Mount Panorama

Bathurst 12: Lotus comes to Mount Panorama

DOUBLE UP FOR LOTUS IN WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR For the first time in the revived endurance event's history, a Lotus will hit Mount Panorama for the WPS Bathurst 12 Hour. In fact, not one but two of the esteemed marque are listed for entry, ...

Sun 11 May 2008
Mini Challenge Barbagallo race one report

Mini Challenge Barbagallo race one report

PAUL FIORE WINS RACE ONE, TUNE TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER ROLL Local driver, Paul Fiore (Shell Helix Ultra) took his second MINI CHALLENGE victory at Barbagallo Raceway today, however the incident packed 15 lap race was marred by a single...

Thu 31 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Rick Bates preview

Bathurst 12: Rick Bates preview

BATES' TARGA TAS TOP TEN MAZDA IS BATHURST BOUND The Mazda3 MPS Rick Bates drove to a top ten outright finish and a comfortable class win in 2007's challenging Targa Tasmania event is on its way to Bathurst for the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 ...

Sun 10 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Hour one notes

Bathurst 12: Hour one notes

WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR -- HOUR ONE The 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour has gotten off to a flying start this morning, with the first hour and 22 laps of action providing plenty of thrills for race fans at Mount Panorama. At the close of the first 60...

Tue 15 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Reigning champions to defend title

Bathurst 12: Reigning champions to defend title

Sydney businessman Garry Holt has today confirmed that his 2007 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour winning driver and car combination will return to defend its title in February, 2008. Last year, an enthralling tussle that lasted the entirety of the 12 ...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

FORMER BATHURST 1000 WINNER TO RETURN FOR 2009 RACE AROUND THE CLOCK With just over seven weeks before entries close for the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, Event organisers are enjoying large interest with 37 entries currently ...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

MODIFICATIONS TO ADELAIDE PARKLANDS STREET CIRCUIT FOR 2009 CLIPSAL 500 The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) have today announced changes to the Adelaide Parklands street circuit...

Fri 21 Mar 2008
AMSF honors Frank Gardner

AMSF honors Frank Gardner

FRANK GARDNER DINNER A RESOUNDING SUCCESS Last Thursday 13th March, The Australian Motor Sport Foundation (AMSF) hosted a dinner at the prestigious Park Hyatt Melbourne to celebrate the colourful career of Frank Gardner OAM. Frank, the guest of...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
Statement regarding Sherrin Motorsport

Statement regarding Sherrin Motorsport

STATEMENT REGARDING SHERRIN MOTORSPORT The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (CAMS) has received formal advice today that Sherrin Motorsport has been placed into liquidation. Sherrin Motorsport holds category management agreements...

Thu 23 Oct 2008
Bathurst 12: Seton and Jones join Pro-Duct team

Bathurst 12: Seton and Jones join Pro-Duct team

SETON AND JONES JOIN PRO-DUCT FOR WPS BATHURST 12 HOUR ASSAULT Fresh from their campaigns in Australia's Great Race, two of the country's most experienced Touring Car drivers have been confirmed for the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom ...

Fri 26 Sep 2008
Aussie Officals at Singapore GP

Aussie Officals at Singapore GP

AUSSIE OFFICIALS PLAY PIVOTAL ROLE IN WORLD'S FIRST F1 NIGHT RACE Officials from the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) will play a pivotal role in the world's first-ever Formula 1 night race on the streets of Singapore this ...

Sun 03 Aug 2008
V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Winton summary

V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Winton summary

CONSISTENT RUN FOR ASSAILLIT AT WINTON Fujitsu Racing's Damian Assaillit has finished just outside the top-10 at the fifth round of the Fujitsu V8 Series at Winton Motor Raceway in Central Victoria. The 18-year-old was on target to finish ...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
V8 Supercars Australia statement on Ashley Cooper

V8 Supercars Australia statement on Ashley Cooper

WAYNE CATTACH -- CEO V8 SUPERCARS AUSTRALIA "It was sad to learn that Fujitsu V8 Supercar driver Ashley Cooper has passed away. Ashley fought a strong battle but sadly his injuries were too great. Our greatest sympathies and all of our...

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide race one report

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Adelaide race one report

TRIMBLE SEVENTH ON V8 DEBUT IN CLIPSAL OPENER Michael Trimble has finished an impressive seventh in his first V8 Supercar race in Round 1 of the 2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide today. Trimble started the first...

Fri 04 Jan 2008
Bathurst 12: Bob Pearson preview

Bathurst 12: Bob Pearson preview

ARTHRITIS NO MATCH FOR BATHURST-BOUND PEARSON Heading into the 2008 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour with two fresh new hips, 61 year old Bob Pearson could be the poster boy for Arthritis Australia -- coincidentally the official charity of the 2008 WPS ...

Mon 07 Jul 2008
Fund raiser for Australian motorsport saftey

Fund raiser for Australian motorsport saftey

For its May monthly club night PIARC played host to the third of AIMSS (AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF MOTORSPORT SAFETY) Head and Neck Restraint, Harnesses and Seats Workshops, on this occasion held at the PIARC clubrooms at Moorabbin Airport. AIMSS...

Sun 10 Feb 2008
Bathurst 12: Post-race notes

Bathurst 12: Post-race notes

DEPUTY MAYOR FULL OF PRAISE FOR WPS BATHURST MOTOR FESTIVAL WPS Bathurst Motor Festival Event Director James O'Brien and Bathurst Regional Council Deputy Mayor, Councillor Ian North, spent some time on Main Straight at Mount Panorama ...