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Mark Sutherland

Name
Birth Date: February 24, 1971
Year Started Outriding: 1987
Year Started Driving:
1993
Hometown: Okotoks, AB
Championship Final Heat Qualifications: 8
WINS: 1

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World Professional Standings

2013 - 15th
2012 - 12th
2011 - 7th
2010 - 17th
2009 - 8th
2008 - 10th
2007 - 12th
2006 - 13th
2005 - 14th
2004 - 20th
2003 - 21st
2002 - 11th
2001 - 13th
2000 - 23rd
1999 - 19th
1998 - 23rd
1997 - 23rd
1996 - 22nd
1995 - 10th
1994 - 18th
1993 - 26th - Rookie Season
                       

             

Major Awards And Victories

  • 1996: Orville Strandquist Award (Calgary Stampede Top Rookie Driver)
  • 2006: Mullen Group Safe Drive Award (Calgary Stampede Least Penalized Driver)
  • 2009: Calgary Stampede Safe Drive Award (Least Penalized Driver), WPCA Clean Drive Award
  • 2010: WPCA Dodge Pro Tour Championship
  • 2011: WPCA Chuckwagon Person of the Year, WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "TEX" - Champion Left Wheeler)

 
Personal Information 
The son of the great Kelly Sutherland, Mark won the 2010 WPCA Pro Tour Championship in Strathmore and was the WPCA's Chuckwagon Person of the Year in 2011. 2013 saw Mark post 8 top ten runs which includes 3 runs that cracked the top five. He qualified for the winner–take–all final at the Battle of the North, and placed in the top ten overall at 3 stops on the 2013 WPCA Pro Tour. Mark won the Calgary Stampede's Orville Strandquist Award for Top Rookie Driver in 1996, is a two–time winner of the Calgary Stampede's Safe Drive Award for Least Penalized Driver, and won the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2009. He qualified for the GMC Rangeland Derby’s winner–take–all final in 2009, was a two-time Calgary Stampede semi-finalist, and had a horse named to the WPCA's Equine Outfit of Excellence in 2011. Known as the “High Tech Redneck,” for his use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology as a tool for chuckwagon training, and along with his father Kelly, hosted their own local Calgary television series entitled “Heat of the Moment” in fall of 2012. Mark enjoys computers, hockey, fishing, and training horses when he is not racing chuckwagons. Mark and his wife Dina, the who received the 2007 Ty Tournier Memorial Award and the WPCA’s Special Recognition Award in 2010 for her work on the book entitled “Beyond the Half Mile,” and their two children - Kiera and outrider Dayton, make their home near Okotoks, Alberta.

2013 - 15th
2012 - 12th
2011 - 7th
2010 - 17th
2009 - 8th
2008 - 10th
2007 - 12th
2006 - 13th
2005 - 14th
2004 - 20th
2003 - 21st
 

Sutherland Racing Website: http://www.sutherlandracing.ca/
Sutherland Charity Poker Tournament: http://www.sutherlandcharitypoker.com/

 


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