A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

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Holden

Selling the HR

After the wedding in 2016, Jenna and I were seriously considering a move overseas and after much debate, the HR Holden was for sale.

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Holden

HR Photo Shoot

In the early 2000’s Dad had finally managed to restore the tailgate on the HR and you could say it was now a show quality car.

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Holden

Astra CD

As the Lancer started to show its age, The Bank of Mum & Dad helped me order a brand new Astra – the practical choice for a young professional.

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F1

Adelaide Alive Going All the Way Grand Prix

Adelaide Alive Fomula 1 11 years, 4 days of motor racing maddness. How Mad was that, Adelaide Alive, Mad to be there Mad of being there. Mad Mad Mad. Post-card of 1986 showing 1985 race highlight, Glen Dix the flagg waving legend, signed by 1985 winner Keke Rosberg.

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Datsun

1980s

Without the spare money and time to indulge my passoin for Sporting cars and the needs of the family a Hobby that combine racing cars, pulling things apart, inovation and rebuilding without a big budget twelth sacle electric cars were the go.

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