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John Nicol winner 2020 – Tyler Sweetman

 

This annual award, in memory of John Nichol, is given in recognition of a marshal who has completed less than two years at the time of nomination, but has demonstrated a positive attitude and a range of skills to show their outstanding commitment to the sport Tyler has certainly continued to prove his worth of […]

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Bernard Richard Cottrell – 30.8.1953-07.8.2021

 

It is too easy to remember Bernard as the man who fought Leukaemia for seven years and finally lost just 23 days short of his 68th birthday. But his legacy is about so much more. His achievements were many and he has been called a legend, a great man and an inspiration. Although he was all […]

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Sad start to August

 

It’s been a sad start to August – with the tragedy at Brands Hatch resulting in the death of Rob Foote and the sad passing of Bernard Cottrell a week later. I was at Silverstone the first weekend in August with awful weather to endure and the dreadful events of Brands Hatch unfolding.  Multiple messages and […]

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🧡 RIP Rob Foote

 

The BMMC are devastated to confirm that the marshal who tragically lost his life following an accident at Brands Hatch on Saturday 31 July was Robert Foote, a member of our South West Region.  Robert was a regular at Brands Hatch, Gurston Down and Goodwood and was also a scrutineer – he will be missed by […]

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VACANCY FOR CLUB SECRETARY

 

Paul Wiltshire’s current term in office as Club Secretary terminates after our AGM on 5th December 2021 and Paul has decided not to seek re-election for personal reasons. We therefore have a vacancy for Club Secretary that we would like to fill ASAP so that Paul’s successor can work in tandem with him for the […]

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DAVE PIERRE – RIP

 

Dave Pierre was a major player in the Midlands Region of BMMC, following on as National Training Officer when Chris Hobson’s real job intervened in his work for the Club.  It was in this role that Dave played such a major role in the transfer of our Training and Grading Scheme to the then MSA – to become the […]

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Charlotte named David Leslie Trophy winner 2020

 

The David Leslie Trophy for 2020 has been awarded to Charlotte Edwards! Well done Charlotte, a great achievement. The David Leslie Trophy was established in memory of this multi-talented racing driver tragically killed in a plane crash in 2008. The trophy is one of David Leslie’s racing helmets, donated to the club by his family, […]

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2020 Marshal of the Year announced

 

South Mids member David Joyce, aka “the Hairy DJ” is the recipient of the Barrie Williams Trophy and the 2020 BMMC Marshal of the Year award, but Covid regulations delayed the presentation of the trophy. On learning that Dave is due to go into hospital in May and will be absent from the “bank” while […]

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