Jean-Claude Bertrand and Thierry Sabine, two legendary forerunners in the discipline of raiding rallies, have set their passion for off-road adventure in the motorsports pantheon and it is in Algeria that they have written the most beautiful pages of this extraordinary saga. 
It is the immensity of the landscapes of the Algerian Sahara and the great western erg who gave to the first reports, these magnificent images which made dream of millions of people and incited so many pilots to launch themselves in the competition. 
The SAHARI Rally already has a strong international character, in 2016 the rally brought together crews coming from 8 countries of Africa and Europe. 
The Sahari Rally fully revives with the spirit of adventure that prevailed in the first years of rallies-raids. Sportivity and mutual aid are the essential values ​​that competitors know how to demonstrate. However, this does not prevent the many talents to come to demonstrate their qualities as pilots and sailors and to shine at the end of hard-fought specials.


Group T1: Off-Road Vehicles Prototypes
  • Class T1.14 x 4 SpeciesClass T1.24 x 4 Diesel
  • Class T1.34 x 2 SpeciesClass T1.44 x 2 Diesel

Group T2: All-Terrain Vehicles
  • Class T2.1Essence
  • Class T2.2Diesel

Group T3: Improved All Terrain Vehicles - Light 
  • Class T3Light Vehicles / SSVGroup 

T4: Off-highway trucks of more than 3,500 kgClass 
  • T4.1 T4 Nominal capacity greater than or equal to 10.000 cm3Class 
  • T4.2 T4 Nominal capacity less than 10,000 cm3

  • Category 1: 450cc
  • Category 2: Quads
  • Category 3: Female
  • Category 4: Junior
  • Category 5: over 450 cc
  • Category 6: Veteran

From the dunes of the Grand Erg Occidental to the oasis of Taghit, between Bechar and Timimoun, the 2017 circuit takes you to the heart of the Sahara.Sand, mountains, navigation, the great pleasure of piloting and, above all, adventure, this is what is included in the daily program.The road-book, realized by recognized specialists, will guide you to the depths of this eternal desert.This is the universe that this new edition has in store for you

Contact International:
Raids 4x4 
BP 66 - 84122 - PERTUIS 
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Phone: +33 6 30 36 09 11

Contact Italia: 
Paola Picone
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Phone: +39 335 5898872

The SAHARI RALLY takes place under the triple aegis of the President of the Republic of Algeria Monsieur ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA
of the Minister of Youth and Sports Monsieur EL HADI OULD ALI and the President of the Algerian Federation of Motorsports Monsieur Chihab BALOUL

The International Organizing Committee is composed of:
General Management: Mr. Michel BIZOT
International Press and Communication Direction: Mrs Paola PICONE
Technical Direction: Mr. Alain ROUALLAND
Télé-Location Direction: Mr. Laurent CASTERS