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Jubiliejinės, 20-osios „Aurum 1006 km lenktynės“ : SKAIČIAI ir FAKTAI

2019-07-29

Jubiliejinės, 20-osios „Aurum 1006 km lenktynės“ : SKAIČIAI ir FAKTAI

Dalyviai, šalys, automobiliai

• 2019 m liepos 17 – 20 d.d. Palangoje vyko jubiliejinės, 20-osios renginio istorijoje ilgų nuotolių automobilių lenktynės, kurias nuo pat pirmųjų rengia VšĮ „Promo Events“. • Šiose, antrą kartą „Aurum 1006 km lenktynių“ vardą turėjusiose tarptautinėse lenktynėse dalyvavo 38 komandos iš Lietuvos, Latvijos, Estijos, Belgijos, Olandijos ir Slovakijos. • Lenktynėse dalyvaujančių komandų sudėtyje – 135 sportininkai ir 38 komandų vadovai. • Slovakijos sportininkai debiutavo Lietuvoje rengiamose 1006 km lenktynėse.
• Šalių, kurioms atstovavo sportininkai, geo...

Dalyviai, šalys, automobiliai

• 2019 m liepos 17 – 20 d.d. Palangoje vyko jubiliejinės, 20-osios renginio istorijoje ilgų nuotolių automobilių lenktynės, kurias nuo pat pirmųjų rengia VšĮ „Promo Events“. • Šiose, antrą kartą „Aurum 1006 km lenktynių“ vardą turėjusiose tarptautinėse lenktynėse dalyvavo 38 komandos iš Lietuvos, Latvijos, Estijos, Belgijos, Olandijos ir Slovakijos. • Lenktynėse dalyvaujančių komandų sudėtyje – 135 sportininkai ir 38 komandų vadovai. • Slovakijos sportininkai debiutavo Lietuvoje rengiamose 1006 km lenktynėse.
• Šalių, kurioms atstovavo sportininkai, geo...

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The big round of applause for  “Circle K milesPlus Racing Team“

2019-07-20

The big round of applause for “Circle K milesPlus Racing Team“

On Saturday, the anniversary, 20th “Aurum 1006km race” has started and lasted for 8 hours 37 minutes and 26,121 seconds. After 373 laps, the first one to cross the finish line was “Circle K milesPlus Racing Team“ team member Julius Adomavičius with their “Porsche GT3 Cup“ car.

Just after the finish, the big crow of fans have gathered and everyone congratulated the team: Julius Adomavičius, Ralf Aron, Jonas, and Ignas Gelžiniai. For the driver J. Gelžinis it was the 8th victory in the row and for his brother – 4th.

One more record was reached. Last year was the shortest race with 8 hours 41 m...

On Saturday, the anniversary, 20th “Aurum 1006km race” has started and lasted for 8 hours 37 minutes and 26,121 seconds. After 373 laps, the first one to cross the finish line was “Circle K milesPlus Racing Team“ team member Julius Adomavičius with their “Porsche GT3 Cup“ car.

Just after the finish, the big crow of fans have gathered and everyone congratulated the team: Julius Adomavičius, Ralf Aron, Jonas, and Ignas Gelžiniai. For the driver J. Gelžinis it was the 8th victory in the row and for his brother – 4th.

One more record was reached. Last year was the shortest race with 8 hours 41 m...

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Already half of the “Aurum 1006 km race “

2019-07-20

Already half of the “Aurum 1006 km race “

Today at noon the anniversary 20th “Aurum 1006km race” has started. The leader of the race at 16:24 has reached halfway – 186 laps, in total there are 373 laps.

The very beginning was so intense that you expected it just halfway. There were various accidents, slips out of the tracks and too long stops in garages.

The spectators were the most disappointed when one of the favorite teams from Belgium had to withdraw from the race. “SpeedLover” team had to put their “Porsche 911” car out of the track as it was damaged from front and back and repairing it would have cost a lot of time.

As predict...

Today at noon the anniversary 20th “Aurum 1006km race” has started. The leader of the race at 16:24 has reached halfway – 186 laps, in total there are 373 laps.

The very beginning was so intense that you expected it just halfway. There were various accidents, slips out of the tracks and too long stops in garages.

The spectators were the most disappointed when one of the favorite teams from Belgium had to withdraw from the race. “SpeedLover” team had to put their “Porsche 911” car out of the track as it was damaged from front and back and repairing it would have cost a lot of time.

As predict...

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Lithuanians traveled around The Baltic sea in 52 hours and 30 minutes

2019-07-20

Lithuanians traveled around The Baltic sea in 52 hours and 30 minutes

Two experienced drivers Vitoldas Milius and Aidas Bubinas do many trips every year and most of them happen to be record breaking or interesting inn any other way. During this year Aurum 1006 km race they’ve thought of their own race – to travel around Baltic sea as fast as possible.

They’ve reached the finish line, Aurum 1006 km race town, in 52 h and 30 minutes after start. They’ve travelled around Baltic sea counterclockwise, through Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Lithuania.

Average driving speed of diesel powered Kia Proceed was 100 km/h, average fuel consum...

Two experienced drivers Vitoldas Milius and Aidas Bubinas do many trips every year and most of them happen to be record breaking or interesting inn any other way. During this year Aurum 1006 km race they’ve thought of their own race – to travel around Baltic sea as fast as possible.

They’ve reached the finish line, Aurum 1006 km race town, in 52 h and 30 minutes after start. They’ve travelled around Baltic sea counterclockwise, through Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Lithuania.

Average driving speed of diesel powered Kia Proceed was 100 km/h, average fuel consum...

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In “Aurum 1006 km race“ camp – entertainment for everyone

2019-07-20

In “Aurum 1006 km race“ camp – entertainment for everyone

Every year in the middle of July, the biggest racing event takes place in Palanga “Aurum 1006km race”. Even though the main event is the race, however, there are many entertain beside that. It is called racing festival not without reason – people come here from Thursday until Sunday.

In Camping Site – 3 days of entertainment

In the camping site people were gathering since Wednesday, by Thursday there were many tents. The days were full of events from watching drag or drift races to relaxing and have a grab to bite.

On Friday and Saturday, “Bobcat” specialists are showing off their skills. Ther...

Every year in the middle of July, the biggest racing event takes place in Palanga “Aurum 1006km race”. Even though the main event is the race, however, there are many entertain beside that. It is called racing festival not without reason – people come here from Thursday until Sunday.

In Camping Site – 3 days of entertainment

In the camping site people were gathering since Wednesday, by Thursday there were many tents. The days were full of events from watching drag or drift races to relaxing and have a grab to bite.

On Friday and Saturday, “Bobcat” specialists are showing off their skills. Ther...

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The start of 20th “Aurum 1006 km race” in Palanga

2019-07-20

The start of 20th “Aurum 1006 km race” in Palanga

On Saturday, at 12:00, finally the phrase at the start line was heard “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines”. The organizer, Darius Jonušis, said those magical words that stated anniversary, 20th, race.

At the start, as usual, all the teams that went after qualifications has lined up. At the very beginning, it was ARC Bratislava “Lamborgini Huracan ST“, the sweet moment when the main driver Konstantinas Calko proposed to his girlfriend. He did not in the popular Le Mane but in Palanga, where his speed record is still not beaten.

Specialists are proposing that this year the race is going t...

On Saturday, at 12:00, finally the phrase at the start line was heard “Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines”. The organizer, Darius Jonušis, said those magical words that stated anniversary, 20th, race.

At the start, as usual, all the teams that went after qualifications has lined up. At the very beginning, it was ARC Bratislava “Lamborgini Huracan ST“, the sweet moment when the main driver Konstantinas Calko proposed to his girlfriend. He did not in the popular Le Mane but in Palanga, where his speed record is still not beaten.

Specialists are proposing that this year the race is going t...

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New record: car was driving without oil for 2:30 hours

2019-07-20

New record: car was driving without oil for 2:30 hours

Have you ever wondered what would happen to the car if all the oil would be emptied? How long that engine would last? In “Aurum 1006 km race“ all of the above questions were answered. A new record has been reached - two and a half hours without any car oil.

The magazine “Top Gear Lietuva“ and TV program “Autopilotas“ journalist team has accepted the challenge once they hear that 10 years ago a record has been reached. In 2009 a car in Lithuania was working without oil for 2 hours and 7 minutes.

The record has been broken and on “Aurum 1006 km race“ track when “Volkswagen Touran“ was operatin...

Have you ever wondered what would happen to the car if all the oil would be emptied? How long that engine would last? In “Aurum 1006 km race“ all of the above questions were answered. A new record has been reached - two and a half hours without any car oil.

The magazine “Top Gear Lietuva“ and TV program “Autopilotas“ journalist team has accepted the challenge once they hear that 10 years ago a record has been reached. In 2009 a car in Lithuania was working without oil for 2 hours and 7 minutes.

The record has been broken and on “Aurum 1006 km race“ track when “Volkswagen Touran“ was operatin...

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Down the 20-year memory lane

2019-07-20

Down the 20-year memory lane

2019 is an extraordinary year in Palanga race history. It is the 20th anniversary, without any stops they were going on for 20 years. The organizer dedicated car sport’s fan, Darius Jonušis, invited everyone to remember all those years, share some photos and memories.

20th year anniversary is not only for the race or the organizer’s working year. The commentator, Saulenis Pociūnas, has been here all those 20 years as well. In this event gathered many car sport’s fans, former drivers and many more interesting people, the discussions were going.

It was fun to remember the very first race with...

2019 is an extraordinary year in Palanga race history. It is the 20th anniversary, without any stops they were going on for 20 years. The organizer dedicated car sport’s fan, Darius Jonušis, invited everyone to remember all those years, share some photos and memories.

20th year anniversary is not only for the race or the organizer’s working year. The commentator, Saulenis Pociūnas, has been here all those 20 years as well. In this event gathered many car sport’s fans, former drivers and many more interesting people, the discussions were going.

It was fun to remember the very first race with...

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More than 300 finished the 108 km women challenge

2019-07-20

More than 300 finished the 108 km women challenge

Only women take part in one of Aurum 1006 km racing festival events – the 108 km women challenge. 81 crew each with 2-5 women started their challenge in Palanga‘s racetrack on Friday morning and finished couple hours later in Atostogu parkas.

They did slalom racing, special quizzes and other tasks. The creativity of participants made all region of Palanga look nicer than usual – women decorated their cars and spend much time finding ways how to look different. The team names are unusual as well: Fast divorce (Greitos skyrybos), The other left (Kita kaire), Iron gazelles from the garage (Gelež

Only women take part in one of Aurum 1006 km racing festival events – the 108 km women challenge. 81 crew each with 2-5 women started their challenge in Palanga‘s racetrack on Friday morning and finished couple hours later in Atostogu parkas.

They did slalom racing, special quizzes and other tasks. The creativity of participants made all region of Palanga look nicer than usual – women decorated their cars and spend much time finding ways how to look different. The team names are unusual as well: Fast divorce (Greitos skyrybos), The other left (Kita kaire), Iron gazelles from the garage (Gelež

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Benediktas Cirba won Gera Dovana Drift event in Palanga

2019-07-20

Benediktas Cirba won Gera Dovana Drift event in Palanga

The track in Palanga is challenging for all drifters from Lithuania – some are afraid of it, some love it. But drift fans are guaranteed to get an astonishing view every year, because close calls when powerful drift cars slightly kiss the barriers happen on almost every run.

This year the Drift king of Palanga is Benediktas Cirba, driving a BMW 3 series E46. He scored more than others in qualifying stage and did not create any doubt in twin (tsuiso) runs. His main competitor Andrius Vasiliauskas with 1000 bhp BMW 3 (E92) had a technical accident – in a twin run against Valdas Vindzigelskis his...

The track in Palanga is challenging for all drifters from Lithuania – some are afraid of it, some love it. But drift fans are guaranteed to get an astonishing view every year, because close calls when powerful drift cars slightly kiss the barriers happen on almost every run.

This year the Drift king of Palanga is Benediktas Cirba, driving a BMW 3 series E46. He scored more than others in qualifying stage and did not create any doubt in twin (tsuiso) runs. His main competitor Andrius Vasiliauskas with 1000 bhp BMW 3 (E92) had a technical accident – in a twin run against Valdas Vindzigelskis his...

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