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Cameron Shields (R)

#7 DEForce Racing

 

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

 

Sponsors:

 

Valkyrie Intel / VSRS Motorsports / Turn 2 Drivers Club / Racefit




Nationality: Australian

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’10” / 165 lbs.

Education: High School graduate

Hobbies: I like any activities outdoors; surfing, hiking, mountain biking etc.; I enjoy working on cars in my time away from racing and spending time with friends doing any of the above; trying to create the next best business idea so I can keep racing!

Favorite sports to watch: The NTT INDYCAR SERIES (I’ll cheer for any team that’ll hire me) and Supercross (I enjoy watching Hunter and Jett Lawrence, I grew up racing against them on bikes back in Australia) 

Favorite sports to play: Anything that has wheels and a motor attached

Interesting note about me: I have now had over 220 podiums in my racing career, 114 of which were in cars

Favorite food: Burritos

Favorite places to visit: Any beach in Australia

Bucket list items: Sky diving and  go to Europe

Racing goal: To become an NTT INDYCAR SERIES Champion

Career results:

2020

  • Finished ninth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship with two podium finishes and one pole position

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
  • Captured the season-ending 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 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