Thread: BFTA & Kneelers
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Old 3rd December 2013, 12:52 PM
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Being a marshall is a thankless task anyway. I did a stint at a SWEFTA GP at Dartmoor some years back, and I was on a kneeling lane for most of the time. A well-known competitor who I won't name adopted a position that looked in breach of the rules, and in a friendly way I asked him to check his position before taking the shot.

Being a relatively unknown on the national circuit, who the heck was I, this upstart, daring to challenge someone who was far more famous than I was? The verbal abuse is unrepeatable.

I don't need that grief so that is the last time I marshalled a kneeling lane. Since then at the East Devon GPs I've been the drinks monitor, at least that gets some appreciation.
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