Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Singapore : Race officials return to track for F1

The Singapore Sports Council (SSC) said more than 1,000 new people have expressed interest to be race officials for this year's Singapore Formula One Grand Prix.

SSC is looking to sign on about 400 new volunteers to beef up its team of race officials. This will be in addition to the over 950 officials who will once again return to the tracks. SSC will also bring on board about 20 new senior race officials, who will be taking on various roles such as Deputy Chief Pit Marshal and Deputy Sector Marshals.

All successful applicants will be notified of their selection by the end of this month.

This year's race will see the return of some of motorsports' seasoned race officials.

They include Gabriel Tan who will again be taking the role as Clerk of the Course.
In preparation for this year's race, some senior race officials will be involved in several training stints in Australia, namely the clipsal 500 in Adelaide and Australian GP in Melbourne.


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