As a Marshal, you will have the privilege to enjoy and watch the racing action from the best location right by track-side and become an important part of this major event.
Set the Tonel
Depending on which specific duties they perform, Marshals are divided into the following groups:
Responsible for all activities within their sector.
Open the track, remove any garbage from the road and debris from damaged cars as well as clean the accident site.
Observe everything happening on-track and report accidents immediately to race control.
Alert drivers about any given situation on the road or any danger ahead.
Marshals (Digital Flag)
Do the same job as ordinary marshals. The only difference is the use of a display instead of a real flag.
Marshals (Start and Finish)
Responsible for displaying different signals with flags at the start / finish line.
Warn drivers about any abnormal situations on the road or any danger ahead.
Marshals (Firefighters and Rescuers)
Are responsible for fire safety during the event.
Marshals (Pits and lattices)
Help establish the starting grid and are responsible for drivers and anyone else in the pit lane.
Recover crashed cars from around the circuit.
Check on cars that were involved in accidents, confirm if they are able to continue the race.
Assist drivers on-track, as well as in returning to the garages.
Distribute food products, equipment, stationary devices, radios and clothes to all marshals.
What do you need to become a Marshal?
Any and every F1 fan can become a Marshal. You don’t need any special skills or qualifications to start — just a huge passion for motorsports and a responsible work ethic, as safety is the key element of marshaling.