August Update

Work Update

A busy period of motor sport commitments has commenced for the MSR Team.

Our first event in this busy period is the Australian Safari (www.australiansafari.com.au) an event that commences in Kunnurra in Western Australia on the 24th August and concludes in Perth on the 1st September 2007.

The event is open to motor cycles and off road vehicles and will travel through remote Western Australia, stopping each night at a major town after each day of grueling competition.

MSR was chosen as the medical supplier for this event by the event organizers Octagon Ltd.

We have a crew consisting of the following for the event:Medical Officers - Six Paramedics - Seven Support Crew - Two Staff for the event have been sourced from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania.

We will be providing five First Intervention Vehicles (FIV's) Helicopter Crew and Overnight Support crew for the bivouac.

On completion of the Australian Safari some of the crew will remain in Western Australia with some additional staff flown in to provide the coverage for Targa West (www.targawest.com.au) a tarmac rally that is conducted on the outskirts of Perth.

We will be using fourteen staff for this event which is conducted from 6th - 9th September 2007

The same weekend one of our staff will be traveling to Indonesia to provide medical support to the Motor Image Subaru Team for the Rally Indonesia a round of the Asian Pacific Rally Championship.

The next week the action moves to the Rally of the Lakes, the New South Wales round of the NEC Australian Rally Championship conducted from 11th - 16th September 2007 in which MSR will supply a team of twenty staff to crew the ten FIV's required to cover the ARC and Classic event that weekend.

To complete a busy month the MSR team then travel to Tasmania to provide the Medical and Rescue Service for Rallye Burnie (www.rallytasmania.com.au). This will require a crew of eighteen staff.

Staff will then get a well earned break.

Arctic Heat

Motorsport Safety & Rescue Pty Ltd is working with the manufacturers of the Artic Heat product. We will be trialing the Hornsby Cooling Kit at various events throughout Australia and Asia.

MSR has already seen the value in competitors using the Arctic Cool Vests at the hotter events.

More information on this great product can be obtained at www.arcticheat.com.au

Thought Provoking Web Site

If you are interested in crash prevention I would encourage you to review www.crashprevention.com.au a great web site that produces an informative newsletter on a regular basis on the subject. The author is well known motoring journalist John Cadogan.

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