Volunteer Officials Celebrate 20 years of Darwin Supercars and join us for the biggest party to hit the NT this year! Become a Volunteer Official at the 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! Please contact Celia de Latour with any queries: firstname.lastname@example.org / 08 8999 6274. Login or Register as a Volunteer Official New Officials Program CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown is offering motorsport enthusiasts the opportunity to be part of this year’s 20th outing of Supercars at Hidden Valley. The program is exciting with Supercars being supported by Porsche Carrera Cup, Touring Car Masters, Stadium Super Trucks and the best of local racing with Improved Production, Commodore Cup and HQ’s set to take to the track. The 2017 New Officials team aims to introduce motorsport enthusiasts over the age of 16 to the world of motor sport officiating and the opportunities that it presents. Successful applicants will be trained in a safe and supportive environment supervised by some of Australia’s best officials. This new and exciting program offers successful applicants the opportunity to officiate, and experience the many disciplines that motor sport offers be it trackside as a flag marshal, in pit lane or form up over the three-day event. Successful applicants will be supplied with the following: (1) Guest pass to the 2017 CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown (Spectator Areas Only). This can be given to a friend or family. Food and refreshments every day you are at the event as a new official Officials shirt and cool bag An invitation (1) to the Chief Minister’s reception Friday 16th June 2017 To be eligible you must meet the following criteria: Be aged over 16 Attend Officials welcome BBQ on Wednesday 14th June at 6pm where some initial training will take place and you will be introduced to your supervisor Be available to officiate at the Hidden Valley Motorsports complex 16th-18th 2017 June between the hours of 6:30am and 6pm Be an enthusiastic team player, willing to take direction and listen to instructions Have written consent from a parent or guardian (for applicants under 18) Be willing to cover your own costs regarding travel and accommodation To be considered for a position to officiate at 2017 CrownBet Darwin Triple Crown tell us in 150 words or less why you would like to become a race official below before Friday 5th May 2017. Complete a New Officials Registration Form Volunteer Official Roles Available Roles Do you enjoy organising and administration, or would you rather be a Marshal in the thick of the action on a track corner? There is a role to suit everyone! Flag Team Communications Team Pit and Grid Team Scrutineering Team Fire and Rescue Team Vehicle Recovery Team Timing Team Paddock Team Equipment Team Flag Team The Flag Team are the Officials appointed to each flag point around the circuit, giving signals to the drivers while they are on the track. Their duties involve numerous jobs including rescuing drivers, assisting the Fire & Rescue Marshals, sweeping the track and assisting the recovery team. Anything is possible as a Flag Team Official. Communications Team The Communications Team comprises numerous 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 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 a responsibility to ensure that appropriate Pit Lane speeds are maintained, whilst directing drivers to their correct positions on the starting grid before each event. Scrutineering Team 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 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. Timing Team 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. Paddock Team 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. Equipment Team The Equipment Team are the team that distributes the trackside equipment to 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 and refreshments to all Officials.