Per Ardua Ad Infinitum 2020

Bicester Heritage


A One Day Event

19th December 2020

As further COVID-19 district lockdowns restrict wider activities, HERO-ERA have decided to condense their new RAC Rally of the Tests and Le Jog replacement event into a one day festive rally challenge on 19th December based at Bicester Heritage.

The rally will compress non-stop competition into one action packed day so competitors can enjoy Christmas rally cheer and finish the year with a flourish. With 13 tests on private land, 3 regularities on the public road then a final regularity within the confines of Bicester Heritage, the red coded rally will provide a competitive tinsel edged challenge. Route instructions will be a mix of route book and OS maps.

Designed to focus both crew and car before Christmas, the new event will provide intense rally activity with the provisional programme starting at 8.30 am. Crews will go right into six non-stop RAC Rally of Tests style speed tests at Bicester Heritage before the first ‘Ardua’ (hard) regularity then another two exacting tests and a regularity before heading back to Bicester for more action.

The challenging mix of tests and regularities will continue at unabated pace throughout the day apart from HERO Café refuelling stops at Bicester. There will be a final regularity back on private land before the first car finishes at approximately 3.00 pm.

We are now accepting entries to go on the Waitlist for this event. If you are considering entering then we suggest that you register on the Waitlist and Pay. Entry fees paid by a crew on the waitlist will have priority over a non-paid crew. On the recent HERO Challenge Three we had 100 entries and 43 cars on the Waitlist. Due to localised lockdowns we started the event with 83 cars and nobody on the Waitlist.

If you are unsuccessful in getting a run we will refund you 100% of the entry fee.

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Event Characteristics

Start Date


Finish Date


Minimum Licence Required

RS Clubman

Length of Route

100 Miles

Pre Event Training


Webinar 16th December

Vehicle Eligibility

Pre 1986


Navigation Type


OS 152 & 164 Required

Exp. No of Tests


Exp. No. of Regularities


Entry Fee


(Until 31st October then £275)

Event Schedule


Scrutineering & Documentation

Scrutineering - 14:00 to 18:00
Documentation - 14:00 to 18:00


Per Ardua Ad Infinitum 2020

Starting at 08:30 crews will take on a mixture of driving Tests and Regularities before arriving at the finish line for 14:30

Vehicle Information

  • Only cars built pre-1986 or a model available pre-1986 are eligible to enter
  • All cars will be eligible for overall awards
  • The cars will be split into classes based on age and CC
  • The scoring on the test sections is class based so you will be scoring against other similar aged vehicles
  • Vehicle eligibility is defined in the HERO Standard Regulations

What Is Included In The Entry Fee?

  • Entry to the event for a car and a crew of two
  • Rally Door plates
  • Route Instructions
  • Coffee/Tea at the start – Bacon/Sausage Rolls available to purchase
  • Light Lunch with Coffee/Tea
  • Warm meal at the end of the day
  • Christmas themed Finishers Award
  • Overall and class awards (will be posted out after the event)

Entry List

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