By Libya Herald reporter.
Tripoli, 30 October 2015:
A group of Libyan drivers has arrived in Algeria to take part in the country’s . . .[restrict]2,000-kilometre desert rally, Challenge Sahari International.
The rally, the first of what is hoped to becime annual event, is organised by the Algerian Federation of Motor Sports, and has attracted teams from Italy, France, Romania, Netherlands and US as well as Libya and Algeria.
The first of six stages starts on Monday, with contestants driving the 380 kilometres from the capital Algiers south to Laghout. The next day they head further south over unmade roads to the desert oasis town of El-Menéa, another 380 kilometres. The following four days will take them south west to Timimoune (250 kilometres), Al Abioudh Sidi Cheikh (250 kilometres), back to Laghout (250 kilometres) and then back to Algiers. [/restrict]