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.
It was great to welcome so many old and new friends to the ERA stand at the Goodwood Revival over the weekend of 9-11 September. Interest in our current and future events was at an all time high. A big thank you to everyone who stopped by to say hello.
The all-new Trans-America Challenge, combines great American roads with five-star luxury. Starting in Charleston, the oldest city in the USA, on 27th May 2018 the event drives a fabulous three week, 8,000 kilometre, road trip through twelve states to the Seattle finish.
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.
We’d like to thank all the many friends and colleagues of Philip Young who turned up at Brooklands on the 9th of March for Philip's memorial celebration. Many memories were shared and anecdotes swapped about the man who touched so many lives.
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.
The 2015 ERA Yearbook has arrived. It's packed with stories and stunning colour photos offering an unrivalled insight into the highs and lows of long-distance adventure rallying. There is really nothing on earth quite like it..
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.
The Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon was the centre of the action over the 21-22 November weekend when the ERA team and a large number of the Peking to Paris participants met for a couple of days of briefings and practical training.
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.
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......
With two years still to go to the 2016 Peking to Paris, the demand for places has been so strong the E.R.A. have now closed the entry-list, with 120 places allocated.
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.
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.
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.
The 2013 Peking to Paris book with over 500 photographs and many contributions from the participants, is available from the ERA Store plus, an hour-long DVD – both are essential for anyone planning to enter the next event.
Philip Young scooped the Personal Achievement Award “for inventing historic rallying” at the 2013 Octane Magazine annual awards ceremony in London.
Many past and regular Entrants dropped in to meet us at the Goodwood Revival meeting, including some we have not met for many years... and Stirling Moss, who won two Alpine Cups on the Pirelli Classic Marathon, cut a special 25th-anniversary iced cake.
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.
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.