From the Maitland Mercury report:
Maitland’s hot rod club will celebrate 40 years of happy days and rumbling V8s next month.
The Maitland Street Rodders began meetings and rod runs to car shows in 1975.
Mr Whan’s bright red 1933 Ford tourer graced the pages of the Mercury after it won best in class at the Newcastle Show in 1979.
The club has 35 members and has become a fixture at Steamfest, Kurri Kurri Nostalgia Festival and car shows across the country.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, May 13, 2015.