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Pass notes

One of the things that are part of the racing scene are the passes to get into the track. There are many different types of these – paddock and pit passes, brassards, wrist ribbons and differentiated hot pass, paddock passes with pit-lane, grid or track access. And then there are car passes; a source of never-ending bickering, the pit crew always grumbling about getting the farthest parking from the pits, as the more convenient ones were nicked by drivers and marketing, of course.

Let us establish that team passes are allocated for the year and delivered by the series organiser. By necessity they are of a limited number

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