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.
CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen for young female karters on behalf of the continued efforts of the FIA’s Women and Motor Sport Commission (FIA WIMC), which has announced the renewal of its partnership with the CIK-FIA for 2017. To apply and see further information, read the release here.
Caitlin Wood Interview
WAMS Committee member Fillipa caught up with Catilin Wood, our 2013/2014 Junior Development Scholaship winner ahead of her Dubai 24hr debut. She has become the first Australian woman to compete at this event.
AUTO+ Women, Volume 11
The latest edition of AUTO+ features a great write up on the recent FIA women in Motorsport Seminar in Lisbon, Emma Gilmour’s success, Singapore’s high percentage of women officals at the recent F1 Grand prix 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.