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.
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