had a chance to attend a preview of the new Sly Stallone CART movie Driven
on Additional Michigan Race
Detroit Region SCCA is proud to announce the 1st annual running of the
1000 Kilometers of GingerMan, September 15th-16th at GingerMan Raceway, in
South Haven, MI. For full details of the event, check:
Someone asked what is F&C?
and Communications (F&C)
members who volunteer for F&C have the second best seat at the event.
are the communicators. They signal the driver of many different situations
and conditions through the use of flags. They are the eyes and ears of
Control and the Operating Stewards. The accurate, concise and precise
information they relay is the substance of good decision making by
Stewards. They let other stations know conditions and needed warnings for
and Communications personnel, at many events, are usually the first safety
responders to incidents. Their primary fire fighting skills are honed at
fire and rescue schools held by all SCCA Regions. They convey, often by
unique hand signals, what is needed at an incident. They recognize their
prime responsibility is for the safety of all concerned.
people are the witnesses to the facts and as such write the Witness
Statements needed for consideration by the Stewards. They must convey
accurate information from their perspective knowing that their writings
may have significant ramifications for competitors.
off sessions they are SCCA’s fenceline ambassadors who invite spectators
to join. They will share information to help the spectator better
appreciate the sport and more so the flagging and communications aspect.
People of all walks of life come together in Flagging and Communications
with a special camaraderie and sense of usefulness to the sport.
The Flagging and Communications members are team players with many other specialties that are all needed to make SCCA events happen. When asked why they are involved in this specialty the immediate response is - “the people”. They weather the elements for the love of the sport and ensure the safety of the competitors and other volunteers.
longer shameless as the MTM service fee of $25 has been paid)
forget the SCCA Valvoline RunoffsÒ
date has been moved up to warmer weather. Reserve September 17 – 23. A
great deal of fun is had by all. The F&C volunteer contingent is the
largest and they need 205 volunteers to ensure staffing for the entire
week. Practice, qualifying and 24
great races all in one location. Who could ask for more?
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