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Important update in #1 PLEASE read & inwardly digest.
Many thanks, Geoff, for all your efforts and for keeping us so well informed. Much appreciated.
And thanks to C-C Circuit for managing to persuade the authorities that the necessary precautions will be operating.
See you there (assuming your LSD holds up).
JV - Thanks - LSD will make it as keeping the mileage down till the event. It does clonk a bit more than usual when hot!!
The club parking area is situated on the long (200m/656ft!!) strip of grass opposite the straight between Westway & Camp Corner.
I recall seeing an update comment here a few days ago that we'd be between Folly and Avon Rise. I take it that's no longer the case, and that we're back to the usual spot (in fact, even closer to the track than before)?
JV - My brain v Google Earth v the poor parking plan = confusion until I reorientated. Yes we are on the straight between Westway & Camp. Quite a narrow strip of grass up against the armco but at 200 m long enough for the ESV & 55 Sevens if they all turn up on the Saturday. Unfortunately this may not be so as the weather for the moment looks to be depressingly soggy. Optomism rules!
Thanks, Geoff. See you there (with my full wet-weather gear, no doubt).
Ref: Covid update 29th Sept.
Are we, as spectators, classed as participants, i.e. Are they mandating face masks when socially distancing trackside or have I missed/ misinterpreted something?
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Dave - The MotorsportUK COVID regs/advice was put here so that all those attending could see how the event is structured & give some guidance. The info is for participants but bears thinking about from our side of the armco.
Good question as to if club members are spectators or participants. The way the tickets were sold I would guess that we are seen as participants?
In the club spectator case the subject of wearing masks outside IMO is a personal choice but remembering the fact that you will be mixing with people outside of your 'normal' life, close at 2 metres for more than 15 minutes is a threat to health (allegedly) & 1 metre or less - well I don't have to say anything.
Personally I will don a mask where I see it fit to do so. And keep my distance beyond 2 meters - nothing personal.
Personally, I read the Motorsport UK doc as referring to competitors rather than spectators. For example, it mentions "participant" in the context of competitors, marshals and the Clerk of the Course.
My plan is to abide by the C-19 guidance that came with the tickets.