Amongst the announcements made at Race Retro, HERO-ERA Competition Director Guy Woodcock revealed plans for a youth-focused ‘Rally for the Ages’, which is designed to encourage younger people into historic rallying as an extension of HERO-ERA’s policy of introducing more young people into the world of classic cars and classic rallying. “We work closely with Bicester Heritage, StarterMotor, and The Heritage Skills Academy to encourage younger people into the sport and industry,” Said Woodcock. “The Rally for the Ages adds another dimension to our youth-oriented policy to go with our Bob Rutherford Historic Rally Scholarship for Young Rally Navigators in association with Motorsport UK. We need fresh young talent in the sport.”
The one-day rally will run on June 3. Crews with a combined age of less than 70 years at the time of the rally will be eligible for a full refund of the entry fee provided they start the event. A compact one-day event, based at the HERO-ERA headquarters at Bicester Heritage, will start and finish on the on-site Test Track and run on the best roads that Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire can offer. With four regularities, there will be enough to keep crews on their toes to win the inaugural Rally for the Ages.
As HERO-ERA are a totally carbon neutral company through their NET-HERO carbon offset programme, it is encouraging that biofuel specialists, Coryton Advanced Fuels, will supply their ‘Sustain-Classic’ – a world-leading blended bioethanol and biogasoline fuel – to each competitor on the event. See https://heroevents.eu.
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