Calder Park claims 'business as usual'

Calder Park Raceway owner Bob Jane has responded vigorously to this week's action by CAMS, Australia's ASN, to cancel its track licence [May 20]. Jane claims that the action will have little effect on the venue near Melbourne, VIC, because all events there are licensed by Auscar Pty Ltd - a delegation vehicle set up by CAMS and the FIA which resulted from a settlement following Federal Court action taken by Jane against CAMS 10 years ago

Calder Park claims 'business as usual'

CAMS announced on Monday that it had cancelled Calder's track licence on grounds of insolvency by its operating company. However the chairman of the Bob Jane Group says that a new company, Calder Park Racing Promotions, is free to conduct whatever events it chooses under the delegated Auscar Racing sanction well into the future.

"There's no doubt that the timing and wording of the CAMS press release was designed to create the maximum possible confusion among regular Calder Park Raceway users," said Jane. "The concept that Calder Park has to rely on CAMS in order to promote events or conduct circuit hire is laughable. This was clearly proved by my Federal Court action in 1993, but it seems I may have to remind them."

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