Thanks… from our Chief Marshal Ian Connolly

“A bit late with this but here goes…

Massive thanks to everyone who took the time to come out and volunteer to marshal on the Modern Tyres Ulster Rally.

Your efforts were greatly appreciated by the whole organising committee, and were highly praised by the Motorsport UK safety delegate. He was most impressed by stage setup and marshalling on the event.

Without each and everyone of our volunteers the event simply wouldn’t take place, so thanks again for your help, and we look forward to welcoming you for our 2022 event”

Online rally marshals’ training and accreditation compulsory for 2021

Winners for running the Best Stage (Lisnamuck) on the 2018 John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally was Magherafelt and District Motor Club L-R: Ian Connolly (Chief Marshal), Brian O’Kane (Stage Commander) and Philip Murray (Clerk of the Course).

Volunteer marshals are the beating heart of UK motorsport. Proudly standing out in their orange overalls or marshals’ tabards, they are vital to the safe and effective running of events all over the country.

For anyone who is passionate about motorsport but does not necessarily want to get behind the wheel, becoming a marshal is a great way to get close to the action.

The role involves a wide range of essential duties to help events to run safely and effectively, from clearing debris and managing spectators to operating a start, finish line or assembly area. Being a marshal affords you one of the best seats in the house and the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at all the most exciting championships and events.

Motorsport UK registered marshals are so highly trained and regarded that they are in high demand across the globe; over 500 British marshals regularly attend a wide range of overseas events, at the invitation of the organisers, to share their expertise.

The online training takes less than an hour to complete, and has been designed as a supplement to – not a replacement for – the high quality face-to-face training sessions currently being delivered across the UK.

Existing and prospective Marshals can undertake online training and accreditation by logging in or registering at:


Want to become part of the team?

Would you like to become part of the team behind the Ulster Rally?

Well here is your chance, now you can join the team and become one of the people who make this event happen! Want to know how? It’s very simple, just volunteer to become a marshal. Over 600 marshals are required for the two-day event, to play a major role in the success of the rally. Without them it could not happen and you could become part of that team!

If you would be interested in becoming involved then please get in contact with the Chief Marshal:
Ian Connolly
07740 084 884

We would like to hear from anyone who is available, from the first time marshal to the experienced.

Why not call now, and become part of the team?


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