MEMBERSHIP

Membership Application Process

Click here to complete the online ICMS Membership application.

If you have any questions regarding membership or this application, please contact Don Andrews, the ICMS Executive Director at +1 (940) 262-3481 or by email at donandrews@theicms.org.

Membership in the ICMS is open to individuals whose professional activities and / or interests are associated with motorsport such as:

  • Individuals who hold a valid racing license
  • Medical practitioners including doctors and professors
  • Engineers in all categories of motorsport
  • Racetrack owners and promoters
  • Automobile designers and constructors
  • Safety and rescue team members
  • Nurses, paramedics and other track medical personnel
  • Allied health professionals in all categories
  • Race team managers, principals and owners
  • Kinesiologists and biomechanists
  • Safety and vehicle testing specialists
  • Ergonomists and biochemists
  • Students in sport science related studies
  • Sports psychologists and sociologists
  • Sanctioning body officials and track workers
  • Applied and exercise physiologist
  • Other participants interested in the human aspect of motorsport

ICMS Official Apparel

Welcome to the Official ICMS apparel store created exclusively for the membership of the International Council of Motorsport Sciences. We have received numerous requests for ICMS apparel and have been working with an experienced motorsport clothing supplier who understands the demands placed on attire suitable for both casual wear and the work environment.

These quality garments include corporate casual and active wear with the ICMS ‘oval’ logo applied in a variety of styles including Classic embroidery, Direct-to-Garment printing and laser-etching. These items are presented in various colors and sizes in both men’s and women’s polo’s, shirts, vests and jackets.

We have tried to make the process of selecting ICMS Official apparel simplistic and cost effective for our valued members. We hope you will enjoy your new ICMS clothing and will be proud to wear these garments at motor sport venues as well as in casual settings. Your input is always appreciated regarding styles, colors and the practical application (durability and maintenance) of the full line of Official apparel in this online store format.

Honor Members

FOUNDING MEMBERS

Dan Q. Marisi, Ph.D. (1941 – 1999)
Dan was a co-founder of the Human Performance International (HPI) Laboratory at McGill University in Montreal and worked with many of the world’s premiere motorsport competitors, including the late Ayrton Senna. The Dan Q. Marisi Memorial Lecture is presented each year at the ICMS Annual Congress to honor his work and commitment to motor racing and it’s unique athletes.

Jacques Dallaire, Ph.D.
Jacques taught at McGill University before assuming the manager position of Science and Medicine Programs at Sport Canada. It was at McGill that Jacques and Doctor Marisi established HPI and in 1992 moved the operation to the U.S. to reach more athletes. Jacques developed Performance Prime and has worked directly with some 700 high-performance motor racing drivers from 43 countries.

Jacques Bouchard, M.D.
Jacques worked with PhD’s Marisi and Dallaire to form the Motor Sport Research Group at McGill University in the 1980’s. He was instrumental in the formation of the ICMS and was the Organizing Committee Chairman of the first International meeting of the ICMS in Montreal in 1990. Jacques is currently the Chief Medical Officer of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, which hosts the Canadian Grand Prix.

Stephen Olvey, M.D.
Steve was elected the ICMS first chairman and has served in some board of director’s capacity since that time. He is on the American College of Sports Medicine’s committee on Safety in Motorsports and is a founding fellow of the FIA Institute for Motorsports Safety. Steve is currently the Chief Medical Officer of the Circuit of the Americas which hosts the F-1 United States Grand Prix.

Terry Trammell, M.D.
Terry served as the orthopedic consultant to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1981 thru 1995, and was involved with CART Medical Services from 1984 until 2008 and continues to provide medical support for the IndyCar Series. He has a long-standing love of motorsports and his interest in motorsports safety research has lead to the implementation of many of today’s safety innovations.

Sam Odle
Sam was the Senior Vice President at Methodist Hospital (Indiana University Health) who worked with Doctors Olvey and Trammell to host the First World Congress on Motor Sport Medicine at his facility on May 25, 1988. His shared objective was to form an organization whose goal was to bring together individuals interested in the advancement of medicine in the field of motor sport.

LIFE MEMBERS

Sid Watkins, M.D. (1928 – 2012 )
At a 1970 meeting with Brabham team boss Bernie Ecclestone, Sid was offered the role as the FIA Formula One Safety and Medical Delegate, head of the F-1 on-track medical team, and first responder in case of a crash for which Watkins performed for twenty six years. He helped to save the lives of many of the world’s elite drivers and was also known for his friendship with driver Ayrton Senna.

John Melvin, Ph.D. (1938 – 2014 )
John was a Sr. Research Engineer at the GM Research Laboratories where he conducted research on racing car crashes for the purpose of improving both racing car and passenger car crash protection. He was an independent consultant on the biomechanics of crash injury, race car driver crash protection, and an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Wayne State University.

Henry Bock, M.D.
During the 1970’s Henry was the assistant medical director at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and in 1982 he was named Medical Director at the Hanna Emergency Medical Center until his retirement in 2004. He has been recognized for his contributions to the SAFER barrier and pioneering the dedicated infield trauma facility at IMS and his work with traveling safety teams in motorsport.

Robert Hubbard, Ph.D.
Bob did his PhD thesis and research on the mechanical properties of skull bone at the University of Michigan and helped create the modern test crash dummy while working with GM. He and Jim Downing created the concept and filled a patent in 1985 for the Head And Neck Support (HANS) device, which has been credited with saving the lives of so many drivers following its mandate in 2005.

HONORARY MEMBERS

Emerson Fittipaldi
Emerson is a Brazilian racing driver who won both the Formula One World Championship and the Indianapolis 500 twice each and the CART Championship once. He was very versatile, racing motorcycles, hydrofoils and karts before moving to formula cars in 1969. Emmo is a member of the Motorsports Hall of Fame and consulted with many ICMS members in support of safety in racing.

Derek Daly
Derek was born in Ireland and advanced up the racing ladder winning the British Formula 3 Championship in 1977. He drove for 17 years participating in 64 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix points races and also participated in several non-Championship F1 races. He competed in the Champ Car World Series and now his son Connor is stepping onto the world motor sport stage.

Lyn St. James
Lyn is a professional IndyCar driver with 11 CART and 5 Indy Racing League starts to her name. She is one of seven women who have qualified for the Indianapolis 500, and became the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award. She also has two victories at the 24 Hours of Daytona, a win at the 12 Hours of Sebring, and she competed twice at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Eddie Cheever
Eddie is an American racing driver who raced for almost thirty years in Formula One, sports cars, CART and the Indy Racing League. He participated in 143 World Championship Formula One races and started 132, more than any other American driver. He formed his own IRL team and won the 1998 Indianapolis 500 as both owner and driver. The team now competes in sports car racing.

Forrest Bowman, Jr.
Forrest is the attorney with Bowman, Emery & Hill of Indianapolis who handled all of the legal filings on behalf of the ICMS following the first meeting in 1988. He assisted the founding members construct the organizations constitutional bylaws and is a tremendous supporter of the mission and objectives of the International Council of Motorsport Sciences and its medical and scientific initiatives.

Nigel Mansel
Nigel is a British driver who won both the Formula One World Championship (1992) and the CART Indy Car World Series (1993). He was the reigning F1 champion when he moved over to CART, becoming the first person to win the CART title in his debut season, and making him the only person to hold both titles simultaneously and remains the most successful British F1 driver of all time.

Ayrton Senna (1960 – 1994)
Ayrton was a Brazilian racing driver who won three F1 World Championships and is among the most dominant and successful F1 drivers of all time. He began his motorsport career in karts, moving up to open-wheel racing in 1981 and winning the British Formula 3 championship in 1983. He was killed in an accident while leading the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix, the last driver fatality in Formula One
Ian Brown Ian is currently the Head of the Safety Department for the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), a non-profit association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus in 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organizations and motor car users. He is also responsible for circuit safety at F1 events under the direction of the FIA.

Tony George
Tony is the former President and CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway that his grandfather Tony Hulman purchased at the end of World War II. His mother serves as the speedway’s Chairman and delivers its famed “ladies and gentlemen, start your engines” public address before every Indy 500. He is a former driver and founded the Indy Racing League and co-owns Vision Racing.

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ABOUT ICMS

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