A Farewell to a Fantastic 2017

Whilst thinking about what to talk about in this blog, one of the most terrifying and gut-churning thoughts crossed my mind, and wiped the smile clean off my face. Without making it too dramatic, the reason that my mood had change was because I'd realised that November was drawing to a close meaning I had … Continue reading A Farewell to a Fantastic 2017

First Time for the F1!

Formula 1 is seen by many as the pinnacle of motorsport, so when I first started Marshalling and had conversations with other marshals, F1 became a personal goal. To get to Marshal at the British Grand Prix isn't easy, to even apply, yes apply, you need to be a minimum grade of Green Badge (Track … Continue reading First Time for the F1!

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 … Continue reading A Weekend Away at WEC

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 … Continue reading F1 and the Marshalling Bug

The Marshalling Journey – Trainee to Track.

As a lifelong Motorsport fan, I wanted to give something back, so in 2013 I did a Marshals β€˜taster day’ at Silverstone. The day included a tour of the circuit, some flagging practice and had visits to race control and the medical centre. Unprecedented behind the scenes access. The afternoon was spent on post and … Continue reading The Marshalling Journey – Trainee to Track.