Eric Ridler

 

It is with much sadness that I announce the passing of Eric Ridler.  Eric was recently admitted to hospital following extensive illness and died with his family around him on Wednesday morning. Eric has been a stalwart of the BMMC and a long-standing member of the North West region.  He has held various positions within the club […]

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George Copeland

 

It is with the deepest sorrow that I have to announce the passing of my fellow Vice-President, George Copeland.  George succumbed to the cancer he had been fighting for many years. He died peacefully with his family around him. George has been a member of the Marshals Club almost as long as me.  He joined the club […]

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Thank you says Stuart Pringle

 

I can’t quite believe a month has passed since I was invited to the Formula 1 podium at Silverstone to present Sergio Perez with his second place trophy.  It was such an honour to represent the volunteering community in such a way.  I am stunned by the worldwide support this generated and the craziness that has been […]

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One year on

 

One year after the tragic accident that led to the loss of one of our own, we remember Robert Foote, who was a member of our South West Region. Robert was a regular at Brands Hatch, Gurston Down and Goodwood and was also a scrutineer – he is missed by all.   The outpouring of support, […]

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WOW – what a weekend!

 

Photo: Jack Clayden / Motorsport UK So I thought we’d be at Donington Park for two days this weekend and catch up on the British Grand Prix when we got home on Sunday night………..until I got a phone call mid-week! I had been invited to lunch on Friday at Silverstone with Motorsport UK Chairman David Richards and […]

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A busy month

 

Marshals Pathway – John Edwards and Steve Woolfe responded to the survey on behalf of the BMMC to ensure no bias from the Chair(!).  The response included: concerns about the omission of the flag grade the combination of Specialist (off track) and Track (on track) in to one Race pathway the reduction in experience days required […]

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MG Car Club delighted to donate to Marshal Club

 

With thanks to the contributions made by MG Car Club Competitors throughout 2021, it was fantastic to be able to make a further donation to the British Motorsports Marshals Club whilst at our recent visit to Cadwell Park. Chief Marshal Paul Stilling presented BMMC National Treasurer Stephen Woolfe with the donation in the sum of […]

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THANK YOU!

 

June 1st to 7th is National Volunteers week A simple message for this month………. THANK YOU Thank you for being a member of BMMC Thank you for attending and / or running training days Thank you for volunteering at events Thank you for enduring whatever the weather throws at you Thank you for professionally dealing […]

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What a month!

 

It’s been a bit of a busy one……..events at Goodwood, Donington and Oulton Park on the weekends.  A hectic day job this month too – thankfully we passed our audit this week! The Marshals Pathway consultation process started and although I have been involved in some forums (not all) which have been very Race orientated there […]

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Alex Brundle becomes BMMC Club Ambassador

 

British endurance racing star Alex Brundle is the latest BMMC Club Ambassador recruit joining the exclusive ranks of racers, journalists and other prominent supporters of 2,400+ strong marshals club. Alex is a British endurance racing star, with two visits to the Le Mans 24 hours podium, multiple World Endurance Championship race victories and the 2016 […]

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Lights to green

 

April already upon us I can’t quite believe we are heading into April already – where did those first three months of the year go?  I think I may have been a bit busy! National Council meeting at the start of the month was great to virtually catch up with everyone and we had some great […]

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Lille under new ownership – business as usual

 

We’re delighted to share the news that Lille Racewear is under new management and can assure BMMC members of their ongoing commitment to support our members with Proban overalls. Former owner Anthony Bianco has been retained as a consultant to the business and new owner Alan Corfield is himself a racer and member of 750 Motor […]

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