Desert Storm 2019 set to start today
08, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Desert Storm 2019, touted to be the longest Cross-Country Rally in India is set to kick off today.
- The four-day-long Rally will see over 100 teams competing in high temperatures, treacherous dune crossings and fast technical gravel straights.
- It comprises 600 km of extremely harsh Special Stages in addition to over 900 km of Transport Stages.
- The first stage, covering a distance of 158 km, is starting from Bikaner in Rajasthan today.