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Confederation of Australian Motorsport (CAMS)

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) is a not-for-profit member-based organisation focused on the development, regulation and administration of motorsport across Australia.

CAMS has been the custodian of motor sport in Australia since 1953.  The organisation is the Australian delegated national sporting authority (ASN) by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations; a responsibility CAMS has held since 1970.  CAMS has been a member of the FIA since 1960 (then the CSI).

Motor sport throughout the world is directed and controlled by the Federation lnternationale de l’Automobile (FIA).  Founded in 1904 with headquarters in Paris, the FIA is a not-for-profit association.  It brings together 219 national motoring and sporting organisations from 130 countries on five continents.  Its member clubs represent over 100 million motorists and their families.

The FIA is also the governing body for motor sport worldwide.  It administers the rules and regulations for all international four-wheeled motor sport including the FIA Formula One World Championship, FIA World Rally Championship and FIA World Touring Car Championship.  The FIA aims to ensure that motor sport is conducted in accordance with the highest standards of safety, fairness and social responsibility.  So that the above standards may be exercised in a fair and equitable manner the FIA has drawn up the “International Sporting Code” (the Code).

CAMS, together with in excess of 120 other ASNs in over 100 nations, is committed to carrying out the mission of the FIA.  As such CAMS is responsible for the regulation and organisation of motor sport across Australia consistent with FIA regulations and processes.  The FIA’s touring affiliate in Australia since 1972 is the Australian Automobile Association (AAA).  CAMS, in partnership with the AAA, delivers the FIA’s objectives and programs across Australia.

CAMS is also the recognised National Sporting Organisation (NSO) for motor sport by the Commonwealth Government via the Australian Sports Commission (ASC).

The CAMS Manual of Motor Sport is the official yearbook of the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport.  The CAMS Manual of Motor Sport contains the National Competition Rules (NCRs) to which all CAMS permitted motor sport events in Australia must abide by.  It is also supplemented by the Online CAMS Manual of Motor Sport which contains the safety and technical regulations that relate to the various categories of motor sport in Australia.

The Marque Sports Car Association Victoria (MSCAV) conducts the majority of its Super Sprint events under the auspices of CAMS.

Click here  to visit the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) website.

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