AASA released a statement today to reassure competitors and officials of the ability of the governing body to adequately support participants, presumably in response to the recent open letter to officials from CAMS. (This post updated 12:30pm 10/03/17)
You may have noticed (or completely missed) that CAMS recently sent members a request to participate in a survey. Road safety has improved a lot over the years in part from better car design, better roads and arguably through speed reduction strategies. This improvement has tapered off (and in some states become worse) and if road safety is to improve it is probably going to be through the third aspect of driving – the driver.
The Australian Institute for Motor Sport Safety (AIMSS) needs your help to understand how driver training and motor sport involvement relate to driving on public roads.
CAMS has handed a $5k suspended fine to a competitor for competing in an AASA Formula Ford event at Winton on 24 September, 2016. The competitor, Paul Zsidy, is a CAMS state council member and by competing in the non-CAMS sanctioned event he breached the CAMS constitution.
CAMS released a statement last week that stated:
“The Board of CAMS met on November 4 2016 to determine a charge against Mr Paul Zsidy of Bentleigh East, Victoria. It was alleged that as a member of the Victorian State Council Executive of CAMS, Mr Zsidy breached his obligations pursuant to clause 14(b) of the CAMS Constitution by competing at a non CAMS event”