THE NUM­BERS GAME

Fast Bikes - - RACE FEATURE -

The North­West 200 is a mas­sive un­der­tak­ing with around 800 of­fi­cials on duty for each of the prac­tice and race days. There are 220 mar­shals, plus 66 flag mar­shals as well as the med­i­cal staff, scru­ti­neers, race ad­min­is­tra­tion, re­cov­ery crews, time­keep­ers, me­dia staff, course su­per­in­ten­dents, pad­dock staff, se­cu­rity and even a race chap­lain. The man­age­ment team con­sists of 15 peo­ple, each with a spe­cific role, all of whom re­port to Mervyn. Meet­ings take place each month through­out the year and then from Fe­bru­ary up to the event, ev­ery two weeks.

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