Congratulations to the team from the Club responsible for marshaling the Rob Walker Centenary Festival

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Congratulations to the team from the Club responsible for marshaling the Rob Walker Centenary Festival
You did a fabulous job. The spectators near me thoroughly enjoyed the spectacle.
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What a turn out.  When I found out that the ‘course’ was about 2 miles long (looked much shorter on the map!) I worried that however many spectators turned up, they’d look sparse over that distance.  From where I was, there was absolutely no need for concern!

 

Michael Calvert

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I had the honour to be Clerk of the Course for this amazing event.

I just want to say a massive thank you to the L7C team; Mark Lawrence, Graham Ranshaw, Gordon Cross, Dave Clarke, Roger Needham, Stephen Hubbard, all our Zone Captains and the huge army volunteer marshals (80+!!!!!!). We were also ably supported by Paul Wiltshire and his small army of BMMC marshals along with the Goodwood Marshals and Andy Belcher of Tech7. 

I must also extend huge congratulations to Rob Rennie, the architect of this event. This wonderful event was two years in the planning and without his dedication no one would have seen a Surtees TS14 DFV (unsilenced!) go full chat up Dorking High Street today. Thumbup

That's me done. Now where's pink gin....... Wink

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I would concur with all the above.  It was definitely worth the trip from Yorkshire.   

Lotus 7 Club team work was in action throughout the day and much appreciated by all.  

I was cast in the role as a zone marshal and therefore armed with loud hailer, whistle, red flag , radio, programmes and not enough pockets :-) .  Red flag duty duly delegated , it was enormous fun meeting and talking to so many members of the public who had come to watch. One of the best bits was the looks on children's faces as the cars drove past - especially the Surtees ( yes ear defenders supplied!) 

Thanks team and a special thanks to Rob Rennie for his dedication to this event. 

Christine 

 

Christine 

Club Chair and member of North and East Yorkshire Group 

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and another massive thumbs up. Great job by the entire team-  but most important, was the fact that Rob R was able to attend and enjoy the whole event. He even managed a blat or two round the course in a beautiful Land Rover.

As we got in the car to head home, I texted Johnny Walker on his Sounds of the Seventies slot on R2 to get a mention of the RWCF - what with his name and his love of all things F1 - alas nothing on air that I heard.

Quote from young lad in the crowd as the Surtees driver applied suitable right foot exiting Junction Road on to West Street - "bet you can't do that dad"!

Not forgetting the chance to finally meet Angus Denny and Katy whilst enjoying soup and sandwiches, sat in wonderful autumn sunshine.

fantastic day

Rog

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  Agree with all of the above. Another huge 'thumbs up' from Mrs Leebert and I.  We are both very proud to have been part of the event in a small way. We thought it went very smoothly and everyone we spoke to was having a great time.

Some photos of the event are here...  https://flic.kr/s/aHsmsjxiPk

Some video here (apologies for the aged camcorder quality!)...  https://youtu.be/aiTjSHyeXI4

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Great photos Lee.Makes up for being stuck in the control centre!

PS YHPM

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Thanks for the photos.

AAR for N E Yorks