ERA-engined Cars - Car Ownership Histories

THESE PAGES ARE DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF TIM MAY
ERA HISTORIAN PAR EXCELLENCE

INTRODUCTION

The ERA Club has extended its car ownership history records to include cars fitted, at some point in their competition history, with ERA engines, with changes being noted here on the Club’s web site as soon as they are known.

Anyone who has further information which adds, corrects or disputes anything in these lists should contact Adam Ferrington at eraclub@ntlworld.com

CAR BY CAR

Riley 12/6 TT ‘White Riley’ (4/103 - KV 5696 / KV 5929)
(Prototype ERA-engined from 1933 to 1939 & ERA-engined from 1993)
Riley (Coventry) Ltd 1933 to 1938
P W (Percy) Maclure 1938 to 1944
R (Reg) Parnell 1944 to 1946
Blake’s of Liverpool 1946 to 195x
............
S (Stanley) Burville 195x to 1959
F J Rolph 1959 to 1989
B A (Barrie) Gillies 1989 to 199x
Macko Laqueur and Bob Meijer 199x to 200x
(Switzerland)
I F (Ian) Landy 200x to date


Riley 12/6 TT MPH Prototype (4/105 - KV 6079)
(ERA-engined in 1935)
Riley (Coventry) Ltd
J (Jimmy) Abbott
.............
C F (Colin) Readey 197x to
F (Fuad) Majzub
LMB Racing
N (Neil) Wade ? to 2012
L (Luc) Brandts 2012 to date


Maclure Riley (12/6 TT Sprite-based)
(ERA-engined from 1939 to 1944)
P W (Percy) Maclure 1937 to 1944
R (Reg) Parnell 1944 to 1946
Blake’s of Liverpool 1946 to 195x
C H (Claude) Wagstaff 195x to xxxx
(Midlands) xxxx to date


Challenger
(ERA-engined in 1939 & from 2018)
R (Reg) Parnell 1939 to 1948
P R (Paul) Emery 1948 to ?
R L (Reg) Edginton ? to 1951
Unknown 1951 to ?
(USA) ? to ?
G M (George) Chilberg ? to ?
E D (Dean) Butler ? to 2004
D (Duncan) Ricketts 2004 to date


Brooke Special (Riley 12/4 Imp-based)
(ERA-engined from 1939 to 1947 & from mid 1990s)
H L (Les) Brooke 1936 to 1947
G R (George) Nixon 1947 to 1949
K H (Ken) Downing 1949 to ?
D (Derek) Tasker
Raphael Car Sales
G K (Graham) Baker
G W (Geoffrey) Perfect
B A (Barrie) Gillies
Macko Laqueur and Bob Meijer
T M (Tim) Metcalfe 20xx to 201x
S (Stewart) Wilkie 201x to 2018
(Unknown) 2018 to date


ERA Riley (ex-works 1936 Riley IFS single-seater)
(ERA-engined from 1946 to 1948)
Riley (Coventry) Ltd 1936 to 1938
(Unknown) 1938 to 1945
R (Reg) Parnell 1945 to 1947
Blake’s of Liverpool 1947 to 1948
G N (Geoff) Richardson 1948 to 195x
........


RRA
(ERA-engined from 1948 to 1956 & from 199x)
G N (Geoff) Richardson 1948 to 1956
K (Keith) Knight 1956 to date


Mays Sprint Special
(ERA-engined from 1949 to 1950)
T R (Raymond) Mays 1949 to 1950

The Mays Sprint Special was dismantled, unraced, in 1950, at the behest of the British Motor Racing Research Trust (BRM).


ERA Delage (WMG 102)
(ERA-engined from 1951 to date)
H R H Prince Chula 1937 to 194x
R (Reg) Parnell 194x to 1948
R P R (Dick) Habershon 1948 to 1950
R R C (Rob) Walker 1950 to 1954
A V (Alan) Burnard 1954 to 1957
J H (Joe) Goodhew 1957 to 1962
G H (Geoffrey) Kerr 1962 to 1966
R W (Ray) Potter 1966 to 1977
Hon. Patrick Lindsay 1977 to 1986
A J S (Anthony) Mayman 1986 to 1993
B (Bruce) Spollon 1993 to 2005
P W (Peter) Mullin 2005 to date


Cooper-ERA (T20 CB/8/52)
(ERA-engined from 1952 to 195x)
P D C (Peter) Walker 1952 to 1953
R D P (Derek) Wilkinson 1953 to 195x
K (Ken) Yeates
J R (John) Brown
D (Don) Balmer
D (David) Vine
H (Hugh) Clifford
.........
E (Eddie) McGuire 20xx to date


ERA Special (formerly Woden)
(ERA-engined from 1953 to 1958)
B E (Bertie) Bradnack 1952 to 1953
J (Jim) Berry 1953 to 1962
J (Jim) Goddard 1962 to 1963
A (Tony) Kitchener 1963 to 1964
R C (Richard) Smith 1967 to ....
R (Bob) Salvage .... to 1970
G (Gavin) Sandford-Morgan 1970 to 1987
H N (Noel) Roscrow 1987 to 1998
F T (Frank) Moore 1998 to date


Cooper-ERA (T23 CB/4/53)
(ERA-engined in 1959-60)
F R (Bob) Gerard 1953 to ?
J (Jim) Berry 1959 to 1960
…………
G P (Graham) Burrows 20xx to date


Riley 12/6 MPH (44T 2258 - BLN 39)
(ERA-engined in c1960)
J (Jack) Crowther 1934 - 1936
P (Pat) Gallaugher 1936 - ?
................
R (Bob) Foster 1950s
J R (John) Horton 1958 - 1963
C A (Chris) Mann 1964 - 1967
J (John) Ward 1967 - 1972
T D (Tim) Dyke 1972 - 1987
C A (Chris) Mann 1987- 1993
J M (Jose) Albuquerque 1993 to date


Riley 12/4 TT Sprite (44T 118 - 377 YUE)
(ERA-engined from 198x to date)
............
C P (Patrick) Marsh ? to 198x
D G (David) Hawkins 198x to date


Riley 12/6 TT MPH Prototype (4/101 - KV 5694)
(ERA-engined from 1992 to date)
Riley (Coventry) Ltd 1934 to 1948
A L Mason 19xx to 1950
J (John) Gilman 195x to 1953
J (John) Morgan 1953 to 195x
.............
M (Mark) Rigg 1959 to 1964
A J (Tony) Merrick 1964 to 1965
F J (Fred) Rolph 1965 to 19xx
B A ( Barrie) Gillies
B (Bob) Meijer 1991 to date