The things you find in an old barn
- 3rd June 2010, 11:45am
Western Australian competitor Karl Drummond recently bought a large farm in Dowerin, WA, with the express intention of running motorsport events on the land. There was an old shed on the property, full of junk that the previous owner had stored in it. Unfortunately there was no long lost Datsun 710 or Lancia Delta to be found but in one corner stood an old rusted out refrigerator that had seen better days. Despite all the roofing iron having blown off the shed over the years, the fridge was still intact, and opening it revealed a well-preserved copy of the Australian Womens Weekly from October 29th, 1969.
Flicking through the perfectly preserved magazine, Karl found an advertisement announcing the performance of Datsun 1600s in the 1969 East African Safari, the Bathurst 500 and the Surfers Paradise 12 Hour events. Karl¹s still looking through other sheds on the property hoping that a real, live Datsun 1600 might be hiding under a pile of rubbish!
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