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#1 Sue

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 00:12

Hi my father was Warwick Pratley, he won the 1951 grand prix. I came accross a post of some members who have pictures of dad. I was wondering if you could send me the pictures of him or copies via email if that is o.k. I am trying to collect as much about my dad as possible as now I have children they will eventually ask.



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#2 Ray Bell

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 01:06

I think I'm the only one here who's posted pictures, Sue...

Most of the pics I've posted, if they're not available on the threads where posted, are now somewhat difficult to access. John Medley would have photos, for sure. He did the Bathurst book.

I also spent a lot of time with George Reed in his final couple of years, if you want to get in touch you will find my e.mail address at the bottom of this post... send me a message and we'll converse privately.

I met your dad at the end of 1986, by the way. I think that was about two or three years before he died?

#3 David McKinney

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Posted 12 May 2010 - 06:03

There were loads of photos in Australian Motor Sports magazine in period, Sue, if you can find them in a library somewhere. But they weren't printed on the highest quality paper :)

#4 ken devine

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Posted 13 May 2010 - 23:37

The Batye library in WA have photos of the 1951 AGP on their website,copies can probably be purchased.

#5 275 GTB-4

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 10:18

Hi my father was Warwick Pratley, he won the 1951 grand prix. I came accross a post of some members who have pictures of dad. I was wondering if you could send me the pictures of him or copies via email if that is o.k. I am trying to collect as much about my dad as possible as now I have children they will eventually ask.


Sue (or anyone else for that matter)....can you say whether Warwick was the driving force (no pun intended) behind the establishment of the Berrima Hillclimb? Cheers, Mick

#6 Ray Bell

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Posted 07 October 2011 - 11:21

Highly unlikely, Mick...

He lived in Bathurst. And I notice Sue has not ever posted again.