25th rally to finish in Egypt
MARSEILLE, France -- The Dakar Rally celebrates its quarter century on Wednesday by turning away from Senegal and the western Sahara and heading east for new desert challenges in Libya and Egypt.
The 25th edition of the world's most challenging long-distance rally starts with a night prologue from Marseille to Narbonne before the 342 competitors head for Spain and a ferry crossing from Valencia to Tunis on January 5.
The caravan of cars, bikes and trucks then blazes a trail across ...
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