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Fake FIA Harnesses

Fake FIA Harnesses It has come to the attention of the AASA that there are a significant number of fake harnesses for sale on eBay and other on-line stores. Most of these harnesses are marketed as being well-known brands, such as Sparco, Takata or Sabelt, but others may also exist. The harnesses appear genuine, but [...]

By | 2017-09-14T10:32:04+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

Kart Club Sanctioning

The Australian Auto Sport Alliance Pty Ltd (AASA) is receiving many inquiries from Kart Clubs around Australia regarding the sanctioning and insuring of club activities both on and off track. Recently all tracks have received an offer from Karting Australia to provide an updated timing system for each circuit but in order to receive the [...]

By | 2017-08-25T09:50:10+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

Drifting – Roll Cage Regulations

9th August 2017 - Roll Cage Regulations for Drifting events Please refer to AASA Appendix 1 – Safety Cage Regulations. To clarify the requirements for safety cages fitted to vehicles entered in Drift events and carrying passengers in tandem sessions: Class 1  A Class 1 structure consists of a main hoop fitted behind the front [...]

By | 2017-08-09T14:53:35+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

Product Recall Notification

Product Recall Notification Simpson Voyager 2 – Voluntary Recall Simpson Performance Products has recently discovered a potential safety issue with its Snell SA 2015 Voyager 2 helmet.  If the helmet’s chinstrap experiences large tensile forces during an accident, it could detach from one or both sides of the helmet. This presents an enhanced risk of [...]

By | 2017-04-13T15:31:00+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

STATEMENT FROM THE AASA TO ALL MOTOR RACING OFFICIALS, STAFF AND COMPETITORS

10th March 2017 We get it. The Australian Auto-Sport Alliance (AASA) isn’t the biggest, the oldest or endorsed by the FIA, and we’re okay with that, so are our partners. But that doesn’t mean we compromise on the quality, knowledge and safety standards of any of our officials, staff or competitors. We might be relatively [...]

By | 2017-03-14T08:13:51+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

AASA Chosen as Sanctioning Partner By Australian Off Road Management Group

Beginning of a new era of self-management for Off Road Racers Wangaratta, Victoria, January 18, 2017: The Australian Auto-Sport Alliance (AASA) is proud to have been chosen by the newly formed Australian Off Road Management Group to be their sanctioning partner for 2017. Our policies and procedures were put through a rigorous evaluation process [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:19:12+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

Counterfeit Driver’s Gear

To Racers and Technical Inspectors, The photos below are examples i of counterfeit SFI conformance labels attached to shoes and driver suits fraudulently represented as being certified to SFI specifications. These were found on non-major brand equipment utilizing off-shore 3rd party manufacturers. Please compare the certification labels on your shoes and suits against the photographs below. [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:19:12+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

AASA STATEMENT: PAUL ZSIDY

The Executive of the Australian Auto Sport Alliance Pty Ltd (AASA) notes with dismay, and quite some irony, the application of a reprimand and significant penalty, albeit suspended, to Mr Paul Zsidy, a CAMS State Council Executive member. Mr Zsidy’s apparent crime against “the sport”, which was admitted, according to a statement on the CAMS [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:19:12+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE – FORMULA FORD – VMRC

The Australian Auto Sport Alliance (AASA) is excited to be sanctioning Round 5 of the Australian Formula Ford Series, which takes place at the Victorian Motor Racing Championship (VMRC) event at Winton this weekend. It will be the first time a round of the national Formula Ford series has run under the auspices of the [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:19:12+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Motor Sport Insurance|0 Comments