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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

The entrance to the Airport will be closed to the public with NO RIGHT TURN signs. No Parking cones will be placed on the roadside to avoid stopping. This will be marshalled as this is the hospitality entrance and can still be entered by going to the rounderbout and back again. D.O.T roadsigns will be in place in the area around Blackbushe and on the roads to the entrance rounderbout to avoid any confusions.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Signs will be directing traffic and public along red rout to position B. Here will be marshalls and 4 drive through ticket bays. 1. Day cars and show cars with a wrist band and window ticket for show cars 2. Pre paid tickets sent then to parking wrist band already supplied by post 3. Cash day sales sent to parking wrist band given 4. Walk in public cash sales/pre paid ticket sales There will also be two people from my team handling the money and removing in batches to avoid too much build up All entrants will have terms and conditions of safety etc on their ticket plus this will be marked on signs as they enter. comments

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Marshalls will direct all traffic to parking in this area and direct the public to the entrance of the event through the only access D Public will have their own walkway with barriers and cars sent through a roadway using a seperate barrier road

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Marshalls will check for armbands here and send along black route to the event. Route from parking to event will be fenced by crowd barriers to keep public to marked entrance.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Traffic route to event and parking

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Barriers

Day show cars and entry vehicles will get into the event along the pink route which will send them along the old runway. This area will be marshalled and coned to avoid the temptation to speed. Bollards and barriers will be in place to avoid speeding. The day cars will be parked with marshalls on the grass in this area for the public to walk around and see. After the event they will leave the same way they came in. Signs will be placed along the way in and exit to avoid any confusions.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

Day show cars area

Day parking for Custom Cars

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Public Access

Invited period show vehicles

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

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Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

There will be a pit line up of traditional dragsters from the 60’s and 70’s from the UK and from the US. During the event a few will be called out to drive to an arena area where they will stop and be interviewed. This area will be fenced off from the public. After the interview and trophy presentation the cars will start and return to the pits.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

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This area will be a trade village

Day parking for Custom Cars

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This will have trade stands, period and themed food and drink stands Exhibitions from car or race companies

Public Access

Large marque with table and chairs with a drinks bar in case of hot weather, rain and elderley needing seating. This will also be the FIRST AID base with signs on site pointing to this area

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

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Old time fair and attractions to be situated opposite the trade stands

Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

Original wall of death ride

Childrens entertainers will be walking around the public areas with face painting in the marque

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

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Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

A stage will be placed behind the Bushe Cafe within the hard standing and fenced area. Two groups will appear. 11am will be The Beach Boys and 2pm will be Eric Clapton Both high quality tribute bands. The cafe will be used for the entrance to the stage and for VIP Hospitality for the celebrities and charity organisation. The car parking will be off limits and marshalled to the public and can have access only for guests and staff of Blackbushe Airport.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

EVENT GROUND LAYOUT

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Traffic route to event and parking

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Day parking for Custom Cars

Public Access

A few demonstration vehicles, only one at a time will drive to a mock up of the original dragstrip with startline, signs and flagman. These will pull away with some noise for 60feet and shut down to travel to end of runway area to be towed back to pit area This whole area is fenced off from the public for safety Drag racing safety crews will be present There is extra run off if necessary but 60feet will not get the cars to any speed.

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BLACKBUSHE REUNION DRAGFEST -AUGUST 2nd 2014

PROPOSAL OF EVENT List of events Ideally the race cars, trade stands, fair, wall of death, stage, marquee and fencing can be set up on Friday the 3rd August. We are not on the main runway during setup or dismantle. Again the dismantle of these will be on Sunday 5th August. Event to open at 9am with marshalls at all areas. Cars can be parked from 8am but public held back until 9am We hope for a minimum of 5000 people to attaend. AN EVENTS COMPANY WILL CONTROL ALL AREAS OF THE PUBLIC. THESE PEOPLE ARE IN RADIO CONTACT AND HAVE FULL CROWD AND MEDICAL TRAINING. THE PROPOSED LOCAL COMPANY USE GURKAS FOR THIS. TOILET FACILITIES WILL BE PLACED IN AREAS AROUND THE WHOLE EVENT TO COVER THE PROPOSED AMOUNT OF PUBLIC WHO HAVE BOUGHT TICKETS. ST JOHNS OR SIMILAR ORGANISATION WILL BE ATTENDING Trade stands and Fair are open all day with the childrens entertainers, wall of death, face painting at periodic times throughout. A mobile tannoy system will play music and give commentary all day Attractions: 1. 10am Beach Boys concert 45mins 2. 12am Demonstration of single cars on strip 60mins 3. 2pm Eric Clapton concert 45mins 4. 4pm Cars travel to arena for awards ceremony 5. Finish at 5.30pm Events company to ensure all public have left Supporters Don Garlits and Tommy Ivo want to come but health will proberbly stop this. They are endorsing the trophys Mooneyes will endorse a trophy Allard will be appearing The People newspaper want to support again and will put covereage in the paper at any time and will cover the event Goodyear Tyres want to support the event again with advertising within Goodyear and with old signage Many celebrities have been contacted to attend including Chris Evans Advertising There is magazine coverage already and this will continue until the event TV companies are being contacted in the UK and US to cover the event Council The council have been approached and we have to sit in front of a safety commitee and get a temporary events license We have agreed to help Aerobility Charity by donating money from every ticket to them We propose a cost to have use of Blackbushe Airport for the setup, day and takedown of £10,000.00. Inclusive of vat if necessary. Blackbushe will also benifit from all subliminal advertising generated by advertising through radio, tv, leaflets, newspapers and magazines until the event. Google is already showing strong presence for ‘Blackbushe’ Please call me or email if there are any further details required info@dragfest.co.uk - 07786 54 1959 Paul Foote

Dragfest 2014 Blackbushe Reunion  

Dragfest 2014 Blackbushe Reunion