A Potted History

 A POTTED HISTORY The Border Reivers was originally founded by Jock McBain, a Chirnside agricultural engineer and garage owner (and one-time recipient of a certificate for beating the What’s my Line team on TV as a manufacturer of windmills!)  Jock had all the promise of becoming a noted racing driver in the late 30’s, but… Continue reading A Potted History

Border Reivers History

I am often asked about Border Reivers, the motor racing team set up by Jock McBain and his friends in Chirnside, Berwickshire in the early 1950s. The Reivers existed at least a year before the more famous Ecurie Ecosse team. It was in 1951 that two Borders racing drivers, Jock McBain, who had the Ford… Continue reading Border Reivers History