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CAMS launches new drug testing policy

CAMS launches new drug testing policy
August 5, 2014

The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) has announced the implementation of a new drugs safety testing policy.

Set to commence at motor sport events around Australia, the CAMS Illicit Drugs in Sport (Safety Testing) Policy gives Australian motorsports’ governing body the authority to test any CAMS licenced motor sport competitor or official for the presence of illicit drugs at events.

CAMS Safety Testing is being enforced in order to provide the safest possible environment at motor sport events for all participants and spectators. Complementing the existing alcohol breath testing and anti-doping testing, CAMS Safety Testing will enable the governing body of motor sport to prevent illicit drug-impaired participants from taking part in events, with the aim of preventing potential harm to themselves and other participants and spectators.

CAMS Chief Executive Eugene Arocca explains “drug testing has become a large part of both professional and amateur sports. 

“It is incumbent on the custodian of motor sport in Australia to not only ensure a fair sporting environment for all participants at all levels of competition, but a clean one.”

8th November 2013 - REPORT RECOMMENDS FUTURE HOME FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOTORSPORT


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