World Professional Standings
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
- 2015: Ashley Richards Memorial Chuckwagon Races
- 2016: Guy Weadick Days
- 2018: Calgary Stampede Safety Award, Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence - "JITTERS" - Champion Outriding Horse
- 2019: Ponoka Stampede, WPCA Equine Outfit of Excellence - "BARB" - Champion Outriding Horse
2023 will be Mark's thirtieth anniversary as a chuckwagon driver. A second generation chuckwagon driver from one of the sports foremost racing families, 2022 saw Mark run a limited schedule, posting twelve top ten runs including seven runs that cracked the top five. A tenth place overall finish at the Battle of the Foothills was his best of the year. Mark has won four times on the WPCA Pro Tour, with his signature win coming in 2019 at the Ponoka Stampede. Mark was honored with the WPCA's Chuckwagon Person of the Year in 2011, won the Calgary Stampede's Orville Strandquist Award for Top Rookie Driver in 1996, three times he the won Calgary Stampede's Safe Drive Award for Least Penalized Driver, won the WPCA Clean Drive Award in 2009, had a horse named to the WPCA's Equine Outfit of Excellence in 2011 and the Calgary Stampede Equine Outfit of Excellence in 2018.
Known as the “High Tech Redneck,” for his use of GPS technology as a tool for chuckwagon training, Mark has qualified for the Rangeland Derby’s Championship final twice, and “Semi-Final Saturday” at the Calgary Stampede four times. He is the son of chuckwagon legend Kelly Sutherland, father to fellow driver Dayton Sutherland, nephew and cousin to fellow drivers Kirk and Mitch Sutherland respectively. Mark and his wife Dina, have two children - Kiera and Dayton, - and three grandchildren, and make their home near DeWinton, Alberta.
Sutherland Racing Website: http://www.sutherlandracing.ca/
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