Welcome to the Women of Australian Motor Sport website
Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) was founded in 2010 to act as an interface with the FIA Women & Motor Sport Commission (WMC).
Our mission is to increase female participation in all disciplines and positions within motor sport in Australia.
This includes (but is not limited to) disciplines such as circuit racing, drag racing, speedway, rally, off road, drifting, motorkhana/khana, autocross, hillclimbing, sprints and positions such as competitors, engineers, mechanics, pit crew, media personnel, administrators and officials.
WAMS Junior Development Scholarship open for 2017/2018
After five successful seasons of the Junior Development Scholarship, the Women of Australian Motor sport has again opened applications for the latest 2017/2018 program.
Launched in 2012 as a means to assist up-and-coming female junior drivers to develop their race driving skills, the successful candidate will also learn the necessary tools on and off the track to strengthen their chances of a successful career in motor sport, including media training, fitness guidance, sports psychology and potentially a CAMS Academy camp position. Applications close Sunday June 25th, 2017.
Full details and applications forms can be found here
AUTO+ Women, Volume 12
The latest edition of AUTO+ features a great write up on Molly Taylor, Simona De Silvestro and and so much more- you can download it here
EXPANDED WAMS COMMITTEE ANNOUNCED FOR 2017
Women of Australian Motor Sport (WAMS) today announced an expanded committee for 2017, with Samantha Reid continuing on as Chair and leading the committed group who work to promote and encourage women’s participation across all facets of motor sport within Australia.
You can read the press release here
Share your story – Women in Australian Motor Sport Profiles
If you would like to complete our Women in Australian Motor Sport Profile form, simply head to the Get involved section on our website where you can download, complete and return the form along with an acceptable photograph.