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The Orange Army as we know them, are volunteers who support Motorsport events and without their dedication events like ours wouldn’t happen.
A very big thank you to the Orange Army who will ensure the Marshalling for the Yorkshire Motorsport Festival will conducted to the very highest standards.
Chris Brook is our resident Clerk of the Course. Chris along with Andy Milnes our Chief Marshal who will be looking after the competitors at the Festival. are BARC regulars Both vastly experienced in their field of Motorsport
Andy started marshalling at Cadwell Park in early 90s, took a break, restarted 2004, again at Cadwell Park, then a friend talked him into doing a day at Harewood Speed Hillclimb the same year, he has only missed 3 meetings since.
Currently a graded Examining Speed Marshal, any spare weekends he can be found as a Scrutineer for MSUK at various race, sprint and rally meetings across the north and midlands.
Married to Pauline, who will be our Deputy Course Controller at the Festival and Kieran their son, who will be working as part of the start line crew. A true Yorkshire family affair.
Being a part of the Orange Army is a great way to be involved in Motorsport. There will be an information and recruitment Gazebo in the Paddock Village, staffed by the local BMMC group it will be a great opportunity for you to get involved in Motorsport..
Anyone over the age of 11 can marshal in some form, usually 11 to 14 yr olds are given jobs that keep them safe from the competition cars racing.
14 to 16 are paddock/assembly marshals.
16 to 18 can be given trackside posts, but are usually kept back from any incidents due to possibility of injury etc, but once you’re 18 it’s all yours, progression is entirely at your wish, and some will stay in one sector all their marshalling life.
Come along have a chat or go to marshals.co.uk and get yourself involved in this great sport.
The marshals group photo is from Harewood Speed Hillclimb and thanks to PWPix for the image.
The Motorsport Festival for the Whole Family
26th - 28th June 2020
Advanced Booking Only