Allan McNish has been talking to ITV Border about why he loves coming home to Dumfries.
Despite having lived in Monaco for years, he says he still enjoys visiting his home town and taking his mum out for lunch.
He only managed to make it back four times last year, as his racing commitments take up most of his time:
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Our gallery of wildlife in the Farne Islands, taken by our reporter and a selection of local students.
Mainly dry until later on Wednesday. A cooler, showery and blustery end to May
Mainly dry. Light rain out of thicker cloud over hills. Breezy at times and cooler than average