Welcome to the ERA - The Original Classic Rally Organisation

Take a look back at the 2014 Flying Scotsman rally film

What's happening at the ERA

The entry list for the 2016 Peking to Paris motor challenge is fast approaching capacity. With such demand for places we are now unable to accept an further entries for the Classic (post 1941) Category. The remaining places will only be allocated to those with cars in the Vintageant (pre 1941) Category.  Serious applicants should contact the Rally Office to discuss their participation. 

  • The Road to Mandalay - Entries snowball

    A rush of recent entries for our event that drives from Singapore into Burma brings us to the point that the entry-list is now full as we are at the limit of the available hotel space that meets the necessary high standards required.

  • The 6th Flying Scotsman - 'Great Northern' Edition

    The preliminary entry list for next April's 6th Flying Scotsman is now full with over 100 places already taken. With more participants forming a considerable reserve list this event is now full.

  • The Peking to Paris Motor Challenge 2016

    In recent weeks the Rally Office has been inundated with enquiries about our next Peking to Paris event.  We are pleased to confirm that our 2016 route will drive Peking to Paris on an enhanced route based on what we have recently experienced. 

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 Upcoming 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

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.

Top Results for E.R.A. Team

E.R.A. Team members, Georgina Clark, Owen Turner and Chris Elkins all scored top results on the Bath Festival night road-rally held on 22nd / 23rd February. Chris took top spot from Owen by a narrow margin while Georgina was winner of the Classic category.

Peking to Paris - Book & DVD

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.

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.

Silver Jubilee for the ERA

Twenty five years ago, in June 1988, Philip Young's Classic Rally Association, that would later become the Endurance Rally Association began the whole era of international historic rallying with the running of the 1st Pirelli Classic Marathon.

 

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