2018 volunteer officials portal information
THE ACTION, THE ENTERTAINMENT, THE CONCERTS, THE PARTY
Become a Volunteer Official at CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown and experience Darwin’s best event up close and personal! All that is required is your time.
We are always looking for new Volunteer Officials who want to get involved – there are a wide variety of roles available that are vital to the safety and success of the event, allowing you to develop your skills and meet like-minded people. No experience is necessary as on the job training is provided by our Senior Officials, so become a Volunteer Official and get a taste of the Supercars action!
For any questions, please contact Celia de Latour at email@example.com / 08 8999 6274
AVAILABLE ROLES IN 2018
Do you enjoy organising, or would you rather be a marshal in the thick of the action on a corner? There is a role to suit everyone!
The Flag Team are the Officials appointed to each Flag Point around the circuit to give flag signals to the drivers while they are on the track. Their duties also include almost everything possible, including rescuing drivers, assisting the Fire & Rescue Marshals, sweeping the track and assisting the recovery team.
The Communications Teams comprises of observers located at the flag points around the track. The team’s task is to observe all happenings around the circuit, report to race control, over the trackside radio system, and relay instructions from race control to the other officials at the flag point.
PIT AND GRID TEAM
Pit and Grid Team duties include controlling the vehicles and people in pit lane and the Supercars Paddock area and assisting the Scrutineers to maintain the Supercar Parc Ferme. The team also has responsibility to ensure that appropriate pit lane speeds are maintained are directing drivers to their correct positions on the starting grid before each event.
The team is made up of Scrutineers whose duty is to check all cars for safety and eligibility and to examine any cars involved in accidents. The Scrutineers work from the Support Paddock, the Supercar Paddock and Pit Lane.
FIRE AND RESCUE TEAM
The Fire and Rescue team are the trained Fire and Rescue Marshals stationed in fire vehicles, or on foot around the track and in Pit Lane.
VEHICLE RECOVERY TEAM
The Vehicle Recovery team comprise of the Tow Truck Teams and their assistants. It is their job to recover the “dead cars” from around the circuit and return them to the Paddock, Pit Lane or the Scrutineers as appropriate.
The Timing Teams tasks are to record the time of every lap of every car during all practice and qualifying sessions and races, and to produce the printed official results of all events.
The Paddock Team control the Support Paddock and the Marshalling Area where the race cars form up in race order before being released to the Starting Grid.
The Equipment Team are the team that distributes the trackside equipment to the Sectors each morning and collects it each night. In between these jobs, they may be called upon to relocate equipment as required and deliver lunch & refreshments to all officials.