Allan McNish admitted that 2012 was a difficult season and said he is hoping to land the top prize in 2013.
He talked to ITV Border about his hopes for this year:
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Preparations have begun for a two day mountain biking event, the Enduro World Series, in the Tweed Valley this weekend.
Queen of the South have announced the signing on pre-contracts of Robbie Thomson and Ryan Conroy.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Border region.