Welcome to the Green Hell

The last week of May saw me take a huge leap into the unknown. After almost nine years on the bank in the UK, I was about to marshal abroad for the first time. Not only that but at the most iconic and fearsome circuit in the world, the Nurburgring Nordschleife, and for a 24 [...]

A Fun Day with the BRSCC

Last Saturday saw the Fun Cup roll into Oulton Park for their annual four hour race in the heart of the Cheshire Countryside. Having done the split six-hour race last year in Anglesey, where they run three hours in the afternoon before continuing the other half of the race after nightfall, I decided to give [...]

A Weekend Away at WEC

Easter weekend normally sees me in one of two locations; on a rugby pitch or at Oulton Park for the British GT's! This year, I pushed myself outside my comfort zone and headed to Silverstone for the World Endurance Championship's six hour race. As I was only able to travel down to the circuit on [...]

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 [...]

Episode 2CV – Revenge of the ‘Sith’Roen

Endurance races have a lot of grandeur, glamour and are hugely impressive; you have the 24 heures du Mans, the 24 hours of Spa-Francochamps, the 12 of hours of Sebring and of course the mighty 24 hours of Citroen 2CVs at Anglesey. I can hear that you have already started laughing, but let me talk [...]

F1 and the Marshalling Bug

The biggest event on the British Motorsport calendar and one that every marshal wants to be at the side of Silverstone circuit for, for the best view of the Formula One. To be able to marshal there you need to be at least a track marshal, or green badge as you may have heard; sorry [...]