A BORDERS museum dedicated to legendary Formula One champion Jim Clark is hoping to steer visitors its way with one of his iconic cars.

Championship-winning Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has delivered the Lotus Cortina (pictured) that won the 1964 British Saloon Car Championship to the Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in Dunns.

Also in the collection, open to the public from July 11, is Clark’s Lotus 25/R6, which took him to numerous Grand Prix titles.

Franchitti said: “From the moment you walk in the door, the museum brilliant. The car I have brought down is Jim’s car, I’ve just been looking after it. I’m very proud it is featuring in the museum.”

Andrew Tulloch, museum curator from charity Live Borders, said: “It is hard to put into words how appreciative we are of Dario and Tinguely Museum loaning these legendary vehicles to the Jim Clark museum.”

“Having these vehicles here alone will undoubtedly attract visitors from across the world, complementing the trophies, film footage and memorabilia in what will be a must visit for motor racing fans and those looking for a great day out.”

The new museum is being delivered by Scottish Borders Council in partnership with charity Live Borders, The Jim Clark Trust and the Jim Clark Memorial Room Trust.