Scot Allan McNish, bidding to win this weekend’s 57th running of the 12-Hours of Sebring in Florida for the third time, topped the timesheets after the first official practice at the 3.7-mile circuit.
Twelve days before the opening round of this year’s Formula One World Championship, and just months after his grand prix career came to an end, the David Coulthard Museum in his home town of Twynholm has closed permanently.
Fifer Jonathan Adam, one Scotland’s talented young breed of racing drivers, will bid to become the first Scot to win the British Touring Car Championship since John Cleland after being confirmed as a driver with the top-rated Motorbase BMW team.
Colin McRae protégée Kris Meeke powered his Peugeot to a dominant victory in the second round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge, the Rally de Curitiba in Brazil.
Sir Jackie Stewart is set to follow the example set by Scots tennis ace Andy Murray by relinquishing part of the payment he receives from the Royal Bank of Scotland following the bank’s financially shattering problems.