Battered, Tattered, Crashed….Completed!

The British Touring Car Championship's annual meeting at Oulton Park took place over the weekend. The event attracts a huge crowd to the Cheshire circuit, and quite rightly so. The premier Motorsport in Britain should provide some exhilarating, fast pace racing. The weekend always brings a lot of promise, sadly that wasn't to be this [...]

Ladies and Gentlemen….Start Your Engines.

With the 2017 season just around the corner, it's just three days away in fact, it's important that all the marshals get themselves trained ready for the new season, whether it's to make sure they're up to date with the latest rules or just to refresh themselves. So what makes the training days not only [...]

A Celebratory Weekend with Friends

Now, I know in the last blog I mentioned that I would have been going up to Blackpool and marshalling a rally however, university studies cropped up and of course you do have to focus on which is more important. One of the simple joys of marshalling; it is totally flexible around you, no one [...]

A Weekend without the Orange

  We are getting to the point in the year where the season is almost upon us, we endured the hard winter and soon we will be rewarded with the smell of burning rubber, petrol fumes and Proban. Yet, it seems so far away, with every passing second it seems like it's getting further away. [...]

Snow Good For First Rally

One thing that has always slipped under my radar when it comes to marshalling, is Rallying. You may hear of some Rallies that are going on in your area, but you might not think it's for you. Well neither did I, but I thought I'd go along to give it a fair go. The first [...]

Marshalling Moment #2 – A Race to Remember

First of all, Happy New Year! The countdown to the 2017 season is firmly under way and it will be upon us in no time, so I guess it's time to get writing again after a few weeks off. So whilst we wait for the season, here is another countdown. It's number two on my [...]

#3 – Twice Around the Clock

In last week's blog, "An observation into the Unknown", I mentioned how some challenges are a leap into the deep end, something that you can't really prepare for, all you can do is practice to try and make yourself perfect at the task at hand. This week's blog is about something equally as difficult, as there are [...]