Cameron Shields signs with Legacy Autosport
Legacy Autosport has announced their first confirmed driver for 2020’s Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship. Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia’s native Cameron Shields will join forces with Legacy Autosport.
With Shields already rich race history of 53 OPEN-WHEEL RACE WINS, 112 OPEN-WHEEL PODIUM FINISHES, 2019- BEST OVER-TAKE AWARD – USF2000, 2019- MOST SPIRITED DRIVER – USF2000, 2019- CARB NIGHT CLASSIC RACE WINNER AT INDIANAPOLIS, 2019- SPORTS AUSTRALIA HALL OF FAME SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT (ANNOUNCED 2018), 2018- AUSTRALIAN FORMULA 3 PREMIER SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP – 2ND, CAMS 2017- AUSTRALIAN YOUNG DRIVER OF THE YEAR, CAMS 2017- FOUNDATION RISING STAR SCHOLARSHIP, 2017- AUSTRALIAN FORMULA 4 CHAMPIONSHIP – 3RD, 2017- AUSTRALIAN FORMULA FORD CHAMPIONSHIP – 2ND, 2016- AUSTRALIAN FORMULA 3 NATIONAL CLASS CHAMPION (YOUNGEST PERSON TO WIN NATIONAL FORMULA 3) Legacy and Shields will be the team to watch in 2020.
“I’m really looking forward to getting back out in the car and hit the track in St. Petersburg. A lot of work has gone in over the off-season to have a seat for the first round – now it is up to myself and the team to make the most of this opportunity and come away from the weekend with some successful results.” said Shields
“Legacy Autosport has been able to offer an opportunity to me that no other team can match. All of the team members have decades of combined knowledge in Open-Wheel Racing and I’m really looking forward to working with everyone to develop my skills in and out of the car. It is a very professional outfit and has a great platform to invite sponsors and partners to be a part of the journey on The Road to Indy.” said Shields
“I am thrilled to be able to officially welcome Cameron to Legacy Autosport. We have been working very hard to put this program together. Cameron is dedicated, professional and extremely talented race car driver. He definitely caught our attention last year and I can’t wait to see what we as a team can accomplish this year.”
“I am looking forward to seeing the results of everyone’s hard work hit the track in Homestead and carry that momentum to St. Petersburg.” Said Mike Meyer (Owner of Legacy Autosport) With Shields driving for Legacy Autosport, it will be exciting to see what will happen at the season opener in St. Petersburg, March 13th-15th, and beyond.