Jimmie Guthrie

Jimmie Guthrie is Hawick’s motor cycle  racing legend. He was born on May 23rd 1897 and died tragically while leading in the German Grand Prix of 1937. He will forever be remembered by the statue of him in Wilton Lodge Park in Hawick only a short walk away from where he used to live. Jimmie won many races and was known around the world. In Hawick there is an annual Jimmie Guthrie  Rally  which is always a great success.

By Charles Wilson