Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Big River Event Revving Up

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Big River Event Revving Up

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Byline: Madeline McDonald madeline.mcdonald@capnews.com.au

FROM A young age, Rockhampton's Trad Duffy walked past his dream car every day on his way to school.

Every morning he would see the bright red 1965 Chevy Impala parked in a local's driveway and wished it was his, not imagining that 15 years later, his dreams would come true.

"Cars have always been in my family and I got bitten by the rev bug pretty early," Trad said.

"After years of walking past the Chevy, I used it as my formal car for my high school graduation then about 15 years later I seen it up for sale at a petrol station in Rocky and knew it was meant to be."

Trad's '65 red Chevy was one of the 200 cars on display at the CQ Chevrolet Club's Big River Rev yesterday at Rockhampton Ski Gardens.

Trad, CQ Chevrolet Club president and organiser of the Big River Rev, said it was the first year the event had been held. …

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