Video duration:  8:17  Publisher: Paul Woodford

Meet John Watson, the Marshal in charge of Race Control during motor racing events at my circuit, Cadwell Park.

John is a well respected and loved character – not just at Cadwell, but across various UK race circuits where he has dedicated his time to an impressive career in Marshalling.

John has been volunteering at Cadwell Park race events since 1974, during which time he’s had one heck of an adventure working his way up to the important position he now fulfils.

Having heard many of the wonderful stories John and his friends like to tell, I thought it was about time we bottled some of them, so that they may entertain, and inspire others to follow in these very big footsteps.

I hope these two Safety Car laps go some way to showing the pride and admiration the world of motorsport has for the ‘Orange Army’ of volunteers who keep two and four wheels turning; weekend in, weekend out.

Thanks, Marshal.

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