Officials News 31-Oct-2019
big thankyou to all of our officials who provided their skills and
expertise in the many and varied roles at the clubs premier event, the
Sandown Historics over the weekend of October 25-27.
Although the weather provided some challenging conditions, and a couple
of officials were a little closer to the action than expected in an
incident on Saturday, the successful event provided all categories with
plenty of racing laps.
Competitors at presentations or category
meetings always express their appreciation of you the officials and the
work you do to make it possible for them to race at a well organised
and safe event.
Your efforts are appreciated and acknowledged by the
Hopefully the new officials who came on board had a
taste of the enjoyment of seeing motor racing at close quarters plus
working in a team environment and will continue to support Sandown and
other club events in coming years.
Our next MG Sandown event is in
late February next year so log into Better Impact to register your
interest, or let Wayne Rushton know you are available to assist.
Rob Roy Motorkhana on October 20 was well supported by small band of
officials, some jumping into help at short notice and others performing
dual roles. Wayne and his helpers provided lunch for the competitors
and officials alike, the competition concluded in the early part of the
Brian Miller normally competing in the family MGA did a great job as a
starter. Brett Wilson, normally the front gate attendant for Rob
Roy, was able to see the action first hand, organising and guiding the
cars into the starting area.
upon us the Economy run on November 3 has a number of officials
committed, however if you would like to be involved please contact Don Woods.
(Previous) Officials News 3-Oct-2019
Competitors Register provided an opportunity for a skills day on the
AFL Grand Final weekend, for those wishing to receive some
tuition, mentoring and training from a team of MG officials led by Paul
The Khanacross and Motorkana held on Sunday at Avalon by
the Geelong club also included some of our officials assisting with the
running of this event. A big thank you to all those able to help out
over the 2 days.
- To run an event such as the Rob Roy
lnterclub/Club competition on October 6 requires a large team of
officials to make it a successful and smooth running day. 22
officials are required from front gate through to top gate, timing
control box needs about 5 people, Wayne and his 2 or 3 helpers in
catering and of course the external scrutiny team are crucial to our
day running smoothly . The Clerk of Course, his assistant and CAMS
stewards round out to a team of more than 40
officials. New officials are always very welcome to
join the Rob Roy team and enjoy the satisfaction of another successful
- Upcoming events requiring officials are the Rob Roy Motorkhana on October 20,and the Economy run on November 3.
Please contact Paul Slawinski if you can assist on either or both of these days.
Sandown Historics are nearly upon us, and available positions are
filling fast, so please let Wayne Rushton or Greg White know if
you are available for any of the 3 days from October 25 to October 27.