David Bogie from Dumfries is preparing for the first round of the Scottish Rally Championship in Inverness tomorrow.
The 25-year-old four times Scottish and British champion will be debuting his new Ford Focus World Rally Car on the 'Snowman' rally.
He has admitted that it will take a while to to get used to the car, and said he will face stiff competition from Duns driver Euan Thorburn, and Castle Douglas driver Jock Armstrong:
To follow the progress of the Snowman rally throughout the day visit the Snowman rally website.
More top news
If you haven't already checked your pockets or down the back of your sofa, it's probably time that you did.
The 46-year-old, who won five trophies during his playing days with the Foxes, has succeeded Pierre de Bruyn in the role at Grace Road.
A yellow, and in some parts amber, warning for strong winds has been issued for Cumbria and Southern Scotland from midday and tomorrow.