Volunteer marshals are vital to the safe and effective running of motor sport events all over the country.

Marshals are recognisable from their orange overalls or marshals’ tabards. They perform a range of essential duties, from displaying flag signals for competitors at race events to manning time controls or junctions on a rally.

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 inviation of of the organisers, to share their expertise.

Getting started

The best way to get started as a volunteer marshal is to join a club and attend a training day. For more information, visit the Get Started section.

Registration and renewal

Registering to become a volunteer marshal in rally or cross country is a simple matter of completing the online application through the Motorsport UK member portal. You will first need to complete Motorsport UK's online rally and cross country marshals training modules.

To register for the first time in any other discipline, fill out the relevant form below and returning it by post to the Motorsport UK Membership Services Team:

Marshals must then renew their registration each year. This can be done online through the portal.