Welcome to the ERA - The Original Classic Rally Organisation

What's happening at the ERA

  • The Flying Scotsman 2017 -   All places now taken

    The ERA team of station staff and track layers are already hard at work on the 9th edition Flying Scotsman. Starting from Slaley Hall our 2017 edition will visit Edinburgh and Aviemore en-route to the iconic Gleneagles finish.

  • The Blue Train Challenge 2017   17 - 22 September

    From the same creative team as the highly acclaimed and competitive Vintage only Flying Scotsman and Alpine Trial , the Blue Train Challenge offers a five day motoring adventure from Deauville to Cannes .

  • The Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2019

    The countdown to the 2019 edition of the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge has already begun. Entry details and preliminary route information for this ultimate motoring adventure are now available from the Rally Office.

With over 65 major events under our belts since we kickstarted the historic rallying movement in the 1980's, we've helped hundreds of competitors fulfill their dreams. With unparalleled experience in route planning and superb backup services, we go the extra mile to make every experience extraordinary and enjoyable.

Discover more about ERA Historic & Endurance Rallies

  • Why Choose the ERA?

    We have organised more than 60 major events through over 50 countries and we’re responsible for ideas and initiatives now adopted by the rally world.

  • Upcoming Rallies & Events

    From The Flying Scotsman through to the epic Peking to Paris Motor Challenge, there is something for everyone in our Coming Events section.

  • World Record for ERA Team

    We have chopped more than a day off the World Record for the non-stop drive between Cape Town and London, driving 1,000 miles a day for ten days in a Fiat Panda! 

I just don't expect anywhere near the same level of organisation with anyone else. The E.R.A. team is the most professional and well-oiled you could hope to travel with.

Max Stephenson

Goodwood Revival 2016

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.

Trans America Challenge 2018

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.

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.

ERA Year Book 2015

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.. 

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.

Gaydon Briefing Weekend

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.


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