ERA Classic Rallying News & Events

There is always plenty happening at the ERA - from reunions and film nights to driver training days and meetings. Find out what's happening here - and make sure you keep in touch by signing up for our newsletter.

Gaydon Briefing Weekend

Over the weekend of 17-18 November 2018 the ERA once again enjoyed a Peking to Paris, pre rally get together, at the Gaydon Motor Museum, where, almost 100 crews made the journey to meet their fellow competitors and the organising team.

Goodwood Revival 2018

The 2018 Goodwood Revival is now over after three busy days welcoming friends old and new to the ERA stand. It's always good to have a little extra time to talk to visitors about our exciting future plans and the ERA's packed calendar of  imaginative events.

ERA / HERO completes takeover

HERO Managing Director, Patrick Burke confirms the conclusion of all the legal formalities to bring the ERA into the HERO group. For the ERA, it will very much be a case of 'business as usual'.

HERO takes over ERA events

The Historic Endurance Rallying Organisation (HERO) and the Endurance Rally Association (ERA) have agreed that HERO will take over the events organised by the ERA.

Trans America Challenge 2018

Next on the list of ERA events in 2018 the Trans-America Challenge, combines great American roads with five-star luxury. Starting in Charleston on 27th May 2018 the event drives a fabulous three week, 8,000 kms, road trip through twelve states to the Seattle finish.

Peking to Paris 2016 - Book

This lavishly illustrated hard-bound book, with over 300 pages and more than 650 remarkable Gerard Brown photographs, is now available for immediate delivery from the ERA on-line store.

ERA Supports Lotus Children

Mongolia has enriched the lives of countless Peking to Paris participants. In 2016 we want to give a little back by supporting the Lotus Children's Centre, a charity dedicated to the care and education of orphaned children in Ulaanbaatar.

Alpine Trial Innovations

Always looking for a better way and with the opportunities offered by the new Divonne-les-Bains start, route maestro Keith Baud has some exciting innovations for the 2016 Alpine Trial.

Road to Mandalay DVD

Now available in the ERA store the Road to Mandalay DVD, by the same crew who produced the highly acclaimed 2013 Peking to Paris ‘Wild Roads’ video, is a perfect and lasting record of a remarkable journey.

Marathon Rally Show

A big reunion of cars and stars from historic marathon rally history came together at the Gaydon Heritage Centre on Sunday 31 May for a great day out at the ERA sponsored Historic Marathon Rally Show on Sunday 31st May. 

RAC Rally Revival

Britain's toughest special stage historic rally took place in November 2014 with the Roger Albert Clark Rally reviving the concept and spirit of the original RAC Rally, and Philip Young was there......


They're home....  Chris Walters and Elliott Dale reached St Mary’s in the Isles of Scilly at 10.34 GMT on 6th August 2014 after rowing the Atlantic in just a few minutes over 60 days.

MotorSport profiles Philip Young

The April 2014 edition of MotorSport magazine includes a profile of Philip Young written by Gordon Cruickshank. MotorSport should be at your newsagents now or you can read the article here.

Gerard Brown visits Farm Africa

In February Gerard Brown jumped at the opportunity to join Farm Africa for a week in Kenya where he was able to see several projects that have benefitted from the £40,000 raised by ERA supporters following last year's Africa Record Run.

Prestigious Award for the ERA

Philip Young scooped the Personal Achievement Award “for inventing historic rallying” at the 2013 Octane Magazine annual awards ceremony in London.

Peking to Paris Octane Article

The October 2013 edition of Octane magazine has a seven page report of the recent Peking to Paris event with vivid descriptions of the experiences of Mongolia and a round-up at the end of several driver's impressions on arriving into Paris.

Farm Africa Thanks

We have recently received a letter from Farm Africa's in terrific tribute to the generosity of the Endurance Rally Association's supporters. But it doesn't stop here... read about Philip's next plan to raise even more for this worthwhile cause. 


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