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so with the majority of covid out of the way, I have progressed a little with pricing and a date,

so far they are free for august next year.

would you guys be interested in a Friday or prefer a Saturday/Sunday?

price is looking to be the $10,00 mark for a single day so i would be looking at 25 spots for track 2 and another 25 for track 3.

that brings a rough estimate for cost around the $210-$220 mark depending on bonds and paying a couple people to marshal throughout the day

depending on Taupo's response and negotiations, track 3 grip prices might go down and track 3 drift prices up in the opposite fashion (Taupo doesn't like drifting so they rape that crowd and refuse to give grass bonds back)

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Sounds good man. I'd say you could go higher than 25 entries for the grip side while still giving heaps of track time. You'll easily be able to run 10 cars at a time, so the 25 cars/drivers would get a hell of a workout (heaps of track time, but lots of people will fizzle out by mid afternoon). 

My suggestion is Friday the 13th of August 8) . 

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Instead of paying people to marshal, you could offer a free 1/2 day for marshaling the other 1/2 of the day?
I hate putting my hand up to marshal because you always get told "we'll swap you out in a few hours" and you never get swapped out haha, but happy to do a 1/2 day
 

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7 hours ago, Ned said:

Instead of paying people to marshal, you could offer a free 1/2 day for marshaling the other 1/2 of the day?
I hate putting my hand up to marshal because you always get told "we'll swap you out in a few hours" and you never get swapped out haha, but happy to do a 1/2 day
 

the idea was to have two marshals for each track and do a half day each, so if someone was to do that sort of scenario, i wouldn't say no.

most people i know who will attend, will drive and sharn all day so hard to get people, just sweetening the deal and trying to keep you all safe

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marshal jobs should be pretty cruisey, for the track 3 drifting side of things almost all the drivers will have many years of experience so will have one person situated where you turn off the back straight as its totally blind. and track 2 one in the pit tower and another on the infield.

i expect muppetry to be super low as drifters have alot of seat time and most of the oldschool guys know whats up and understand the responsibilities as a driver.

 

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Sorry for the lack of info guys, I have enquired with Taupo a few times and am bashing my head against a brick wall, was kinda hoping I would eventually deal with someone different but it’s the same dude with the same attitude every time. I’m currently making one last attempt that seems to be following the previous trend.
 

Does anyone know anyone at Bruce Mclaren Motorsport park?

maybe wait till old mate tony Quinn has it in his hands

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