One thing I’ve always tried to do while out on the stages, either when I’ve been competing, or presenting is show appreciation for the marshals. And now I’m part of a way to do that in a big way, thanks to Special Stage.
We realise that without the unsung heroes of our sport; the heroes who stand out in all conditions for the love of rallying, we wouldn’t have a TV show to shoot. We also realise that with our reach and profile, we’re perfectly placed to support the MSA and Go Motorsport in their efforts to recruit, train and maintain an army of willing marshals.
We’ve launched an initiative over at Special Stage, which will see a series of competitions involving people who have marshaled out on the stages during the year. The more times people marshal, the more times they can enter. It’s as simple as that.
We’ve already got a fantastic bundle of prizes, from rally DVDs to merchandise and clothing, and within minutes of announcing the initiative on Twitter, we were being sent offers of other prizes, including a ride on a feature rally stage in an ex works Subaru Impreza.
Great support, for a great initiative. I hope you’ll agree. Here’s the intro…