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Cameron Shields

Cameron Shields

#73 Newman Wachs Racing

 

Birthdate: December 15, 2000
Hometown: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Residence: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Twitter: @CamShields73
Instagram: @cameronshields73
Facebook: Cameron Shields
Website: cs73racing.com
Team Website: NewmanWachsRacing.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Dependable Sheds, HRX, Vision Sports Science, Speak Up for Sport, the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF)

Nationality: Australian

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’8” / 154 lbs.

Education: High School graduate

Hobbies: Traveling and spending time with family, friends and my two dogs; playing the drums; listening to music

Favorite sports to watch: The NTT IndyCar Series (Team Penske), Formula 1 (Daniel Ricciardo) and the NRL Rugby League (Broncos and Queensland State of Origin Teams)

Interesting note about me: I raced motocross for five years – and I am from the same hometown as Will Power

Favorite food: Vegemite on toast, beef pies, pavlova and Vietnamese spring rolls

Best meal I can cook by myself: Pesto pasta, curry and stir fry

Favorite places to visit: Tasmania, the Gold Coast (Queensland), Mooloolaba (Queensland Sunshine Coast) and Coffs Harbour (New South Wales)

Racing goal: To become an NTT IndyCar Series Champion

Racing hero: Will Power

Career results:

2018

  • Earned 18 wins, 50 podiums and eight pole positions in six different racing series
  • Finished second in the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series, with seven wins, 18 podiums and three pole positions
  • Earned four victories in nine races in the New South Wales Formula Race Car Championship
  • Earned victories in the CAMS Payce Australian Formula 4 Championship (two) and the New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship (three)
  • Also competed in the Australian Formula Ford series (two podiums) and the Victorian Formula Ford Fiesta Championship (two wins, five podiums

2017

  • Finished second in the Australian Formula Ford Series, with eight wins and 12 podiums in 17 races
  • Finished third in the CAMS Jayco Australian Formula 4 Championship with four wins and 12 podiums
  • Earned three victories in six races in the Victorian Formula Ford Fiesta Championship
  • Claimed two victories and three podiums in five New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship races
  • Garnered the Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS) Rising Star Scholarship and earned the CAMS Young Driver of the Year award

2016

  • Won the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series National Class (the youngest ever National Formula 3 title winner) with 13 wins and five pole positions in 15 races
  • Also competed in the Australian Formula 3 Premier Series, the Australian Formula Ford Series, and the Queensland Racing and Sports Car Championship

2015

  • Made his first Formula car start at the age of 14
  • Competed in the Australian Formula Ford Series, the New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship and the Queensland Racing and Sports Car Championship

2010-2013

  • Won numerous karting races and championships

2006-2009

  • Competed in junior motocross