Sports Australia Hall of Fame mentorship awarded to racer Cameron Shields

Ambitious racer Cameron Shields will get a Sport Australia Hall of Fame mentorship beginning in 2019.

As of now on triple-obligation in the CAMS Payce Australian Formula 4 Championship, Australian Formula 3 Premier Series, and Australian Formula Ford, Shields is the primary auto racer to be chosen for the program.

It will see the Toowoomba youngster coached by Graeme Lloyd, a two-time champ of baseball’s World Series with the New York Yankees.

“To be chosen in one of Australia’s most esteemed grant programs is astounding,” Shields said.

“The acknowledgment I may get from being a piece of this program and the guidance from my tutor will be precious for the movement of my hustling vocation.

“This is the start of another excursion for me and it is one I can’t hold up to leave on.”

Lloyd trusts his non-motorsport foundation could open up new open doors for Shields.

“I am anticipating this chance and test to enable this youthful ability to enhance and turn into the power that I trust he can be in dashing,” Lloyd said.

“I truly love tutoring competitors from various games. I figure it can open up a radical new feature or state of mind that probably won’t have been investigated yet.”

“Cameron gives engine sport his everything and ought to be complimented for being perceived with this grant,” included CAMS CEO Eugene Arocca.

“The Sport Australia Hall of Fame grant is a dynamite open door for somebody like Cameron who is demonstrating huge ability at whatever point he races in the CAMS Payce Australian Formula 4 Championship.

“Working with a competitor like Graeme Lloyd, who has contended in one of the greatest classes on the planet, including playing for the New York Yankees – a standout amongst the most famous groups on the planet – will be a dynamite learning background for Cameron and one that will positively enable him to end up the best driver and competitor he can be.”

Shields will be formally given the grant at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards supper in Melbourne one month from now.