Cameron Swain hopes to race overseas in 2022
13-year-old schoolboy sensation Cameron Swain of Bridgeman Downs, QLD, dominated the final rounds of the Oceania Junior Cup. Races have been scarce over the past two years due to Covid, but Cam has played in the events that have taken place.
Cam’s racing career began after watching MotoGP on TV, and after a brief introduction to road driving on a go-kart track, the young Queenslander entered his first race with NCRR at the Grafton Christmas party. in 2017. After improving all weekend, he found himself chasing the championship leader in the last race of that same meeting and got hooked. He then continued with the NCRR and won the championship before joining MotoStars the following year, where he finished second on his first attempt.
Cameron then joined the ranks of the Oceania Junior Cup and currently leads the 2021 Championship by 51 points.
âI’m really happy with my wins at Winton because my pace there was the fastest an OJC rider has ever seen.
âI was also very happy with my results at Wakefield, taking two wins and third in the last race by a mustache.
âThinking back to the races, I have five wins in six races which is a scoreboard I’m happy with and a category record.
“I am so disappointed that this year and last year has been so badly affected by Covid that all I want to do is run.”
The 13-year-old attends Craigslea State High School and his immediate ambition is to compete in the Northern Talent Cup in Europe while also making it to the ASBK Supersport 300 Championship. As he was born in the UK, before coming to Australia to By the age of three months, Cam is eligible to participate in the Northern Talent Cup, which is normally reserved for competitors from Northern Europe.
Cameron has forged a special bond with sponsors Joe Salter of Ride-Dynamics and Caboolture Yamaha. Other sponsors who have helped Cam so far on his journey include LMA, Barry’s Dyno, Buddhas Spray Painting, Diesel Power Systems, Oakland Park, Stoppie Coffee, Forcite, Aluma-lite Racing, Race Art and Ricondi Race Apparel.
Cams parents recently held a fundraiser to help Cameron make his dream come true. If you would like to participate as a sponsor (tax deductible), or if you would like to contribute in any way, please follow the link here. Or if you want to get in touch directly, Let us know and we will send you the contact details.