Cameron Shields

Cameron Shields


 

@CamShields73

DOB: December 15, 2000

Hometown: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia 

Team: Legacy Autosport


HOBBIES: Traveling and spending time with my family and friends, hanging out at the beach, playing the drums and listening to music RACING GOAL: To become an NTT IndyCar Series Champion RACING HERO: Will Power ONE PERSON I WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Roger Penske FITNESS: Cycling and personal training with Vision Sports Science FAVORITE SPORTS TEAMS: IndyCar - Team Penske; Formula 1 - Daniel Ricciardo FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Motorsport, soccer, rugby and touch football TALENT I WISH I HAD: To be a talented singer FAVORITE PLACES TO VISIT: Tasmania; the Gold Coast, Queensland; Mooloolaba on the Queensland Sunshine Coast; and Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Skydive, travel around the world and dog-sledding in Canada INTERESTING NOTE: I raced motocross for five years and I am from the same hometown as Will Power.

RACING HISTORY | 2019: Finished 13th in his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 season despite competing in only the first nine races… earned two podiums, including a victory on the oval at Lucas Oil Raceway, and five top-10s… earned the AiM Move of the Year and Hi-Tide Spirit Awards… won a Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship. 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 Championship (three)… also competed in the Australian Formula Ford series (two podiums) and the Victorian Formula Ford Championship (two wins, five podiums). 2017: Finished second in the Australian Formula Ford Championship 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 Championship… claimed two victories and three podiums in five New South Wales Formula Ford 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 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 Championship and the Queensland Racing and Sports Car Championship. 2010-2013: Won numerous karting races and championships. 2006-2009: Competed in junior motocross.