Circuit of Ireland seeks rally marshals

Published Friday, 21 March 2014
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Circuit of Ireland organisers have stepped up their search for up to 200 additional volunteers for the upcoming European Rally Championship race.

Circuit of Ireland seeks rally marshals
Circuit of Ireland action previously held in Belfast's Titanic Quarter. (© Pacemaker)

Volunteer roles include marshalling at each of the Rally's Special Stages as well as organisational roles at the Rally Service Park and Media Centre in Titanic Quarter, Belfast.

Other volunteer opportunities are based at refuel zones in Banbridge and Ballynahinch, the 'regroup' centres in Downpatrick, Hillsborough and Banbridge and at time-keeping units at the start and finish of each stage.

Event Director Bobby Willis said: "It's a fantastic opportunity for volunteers to get right up close to the action, meet the rally drivers and see all rally in close proximity."

"It also provides people, young and the not so young with a chance to refine management, leadership and life skills. Bottom line, it's wonderful craic and a great chance to be involved in a world renowned sporting event."

All volunteers will receive an intensive training session prior to the event and will have the opportunity to continue their involvement with motorsport through the Motorsport Marshalling Partnership.

The Circuit of Ireland takes place over Easter weekend from the 17-19 April.

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Paul Gallagher in Derry wrote (243 days ago):
Guys anyone interested in marshaling should go to www.rallystageteam.co.uk and register there and then click Circuit of Ireland and click what day or days suit you. All help on the day will be greatly appreciated and its great to see an event of this size and stature coming back to Ireland with it being a round of the European Rally Championship.
catherine in belfast wrote (246 days ago):
me and my boyfriend will be there marshalling glad its in my home town its gonna be awesome put the pedal to the metal
owen in belfast wrote (247 days ago):
were do I put my name down two help out??
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