You are in: About HERO

HERO and CRA Partner

HERO organises Classic Car Events and Tours including LeJog

HERO is a classic car club recognised by the Royal Automobile Club Motor Sports Association (the MSA - the official governing body for motor sport in the UK, affiliated to the FIA) and, through its membership of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs, is affiliated to FIVA - the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens. A classic car endurance rallying club that dates over twenty years, HERO has organised more than 100 events (trials and tours) especially for classic cars. HERO’s best known and recurring events are:

Annual Recurring Events:

Other well known HERO Events:

See our Events Page for more information on 2014 events and event documentation and entry forms.

HERO Events can also create and run tailored events (trials and tours for corporate/leisure, themed events: educational, gastronomical…) and/or specific training sessions.


HERO Premier Membership:

HERO Premier Members have access to a multitude of benefits and services negotiated by HERO thanks to the numerous industry participants who joined the exclusive database of HERO partners.These vary from spare parts & equipment suppliers, Hotels and Resorts, lifestyle providers, accessories and professional services related to, but not limited to, classic cars. These are accessible to Premier Members through the Members Page and If you are not yet a Premier Member, you can become one by following the links in this page.

HERO also offers to all Members (Premier and Non) in-house services such as:

HERO Assist:

  • Professional mechanical support and assistance to classic car enthusiasts on (or) off classic car events. This service also applies to any HERO Assist storage services.
  • Specialized classic car transport and logistics to assist you with shipping and receiving of your car to and from events, or simply to your home.
  • Car storage in secure and temperature controlled units across the UK and abroad, fully alarmed with CCTV.

HERO Arrive & Drive:

We have a selection of rally prepared classic cars to participate in a HERO event or any other suitable classic car rally.


The Hero Premier Membership drivers who compete in HERO & CRA events throughout the year are eligible to win the prestigious prizes offered in connection with the HERO Cup. 

Golden Roamer:

Aimed specifically at Hero Premier Member Navigators, this is a superb trophy in association with The Basic Roamer Company, there is also a paid standard entry to one of three events, Poppy, LeJog or Rally of the Tests.

HERO Store:

This online dedicated store is designed to offer all the necessary rallying and auto care equipment, selected by HERO from the most reliable suppliers in the industry.

HERO Foundation:

HERO is committed to making charitable donations to worthwhile causes and to give a token of the Club’s appreciation to the numerous communities that host the events and welcome HERO members year after year.


Club Membership is open to all actual and intending competitors on any of our events; it is also open to anyone else with an interest in rallying of this kind, marshals included. An initial meeting to set up HERO was held on Sunday 20th October 1996. As of 2014, the memberships stands at approximately 9000.

The Club undertakes regular e-mailings to its members in order to keep them updated on new services, communicate rally news and events, but also to keep all the Club membership records up to date.  Please note that HERO is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998. The Club rules are based on the MSA's model. You can become a member by participating in any one of our events. No fees are charged. If you wish to benefit from the preferential rates and benefits that HERO has negotiated for you, then become a Premier Member for £135. To become a Premier Member, please see the Members Page to sign up and receive our HERO Premier Member Welcome Pack. If you would like to marshal on any of HERO's events, contact us through the Marshal Page.

Honorary Club President:

  • Lord Steel of Aikwood (David Steel)

Honorary Club Vice-Presidents:

  • Russell Brookes
  • Sir Terence English

Advisory Committee:

  • Tony Newman - Chairman
  • Geoff Gibson
  • Chris Winter

Chief Scrutineer: Peter Elliott

General Secretary: Lynn Nedin