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More powerful engines at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race

2021-12-28

More powerful engines at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race

Ten teams have already started their applications for the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race. The registration was announced just before the holidays, so it means that the teams started preparing for the race way before that.

Robertas Kupčikas is one of the first drivers to start a registration procedure. He is one of the most professional endurance race drivers in Lithuania, who has won the prestigious Volkswagen Castrol Cup Championship twice. Moreover, in 2018, together with the Nemunas Dagilis and Steve Vanbellingen from Belgium, he won the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook.

He repres...

Ten teams have already started their applications for the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race. The registration was announced just before the holidays, so it means that the teams started preparing for the race way before that.

Robertas Kupčikas is one of the first drivers to start a registration procedure. He is one of the most professional endurance race drivers in Lithuania, who has won the prestigious Volkswagen Castrol Cup Championship twice. Moreover, in 2018, together with the Nemunas Dagilis and Steve Vanbellingen from Belgium, he won the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook.

He repres...

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The first participants of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race will be announced before Christmas

2021-12-14

The first participants of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race will be announced before Christmas

Promo Events, which organizes the largest motorsport event in the Baltic States - the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race - has started registration for the next year's race. Traditionally, the first participants are expected to be announced before Christmas.

The registration is open on the official Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook website www.racing.lt, where is all the information and documentation for the teams.

The organizers are glad that the rules and regulations for next year's race were prepared not just by most professional stewards in the country. Many foreign motorsport specialis...

Promo Events, which organizes the largest motorsport event in the Baltic States - the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race - has started registration for the next year's race. Traditionally, the first participants are expected to be announced before Christmas.

The registration is open on the official Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook website www.racing.lt, where is all the information and documentation for the teams.

The organizers are glad that the rules and regulations for next year's race were prepared not just by most professional stewards in the country. Many foreign motorsport specialis...

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The fastest fans already secured their tickets to the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race

2021-11-19

The fastest fans already secured their tickets to the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race

Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook for the 23rd time will take place in the middle of the summer on 13-16 July 2022. The festival traditionally will be held in Palanga, the biggest resort in Lithuania.

Many motorsport fans marked the date of the race on their calendars and even already managed to purchase the tickets for next year's race.

Since the high demand to have a ticket as a Christmas gift, the promoters have already started to sell the tickets. There are several types of tickets to satisfy the desires of fans. The general admission tickets are the most popular, but the VIP tickets are th...

Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook for the 23rd time will take place in the middle of the summer on 13-16 July 2022. The festival traditionally will be held in Palanga, the biggest resort in Lithuania.

Many motorsport fans marked the date of the race on their calendars and even already managed to purchase the tickets for next year's race.

Since the high demand to have a ticket as a Christmas gift, the promoters have already started to sell the tickets. There are several types of tickets to satisfy the desires of fans. The general admission tickets are the most popular, but the VIP tickets are th...

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Save the date for the 23rd Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race

2021-10-01

Save the date for the 23rd Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race

The announcement has been made, the date of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook, the largest festival of the long-distance race in the Baltic States, is public. Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook will take place in the middle of the summer on 13-16 July 2022. The festival traditionally will be held in Palanga, the biggest resort in Lithuania.

Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race has a rich history. The event has been organised since 2000, so it will be the 23rd time in its history. Many drivers worldwide know this unique race. The event is taking place on a temporary track built on two specia...

The announcement has been made, the date of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook, the largest festival of the long-distance race in the Baltic States, is public. Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook will take place in the middle of the summer on 13-16 July 2022. The festival traditionally will be held in Palanga, the biggest resort in Lithuania.

Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race has a rich history. The event has been organised since 2000, so it will be the 23rd time in its history. Many drivers worldwide know this unique race. The event is taking place on a temporary track built on two specia...

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2021 Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race: facts and figures

2021-07-21

2021 Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race: facts and figures

We offer a set of numbers and facts to help you better understand and feel the pulse of this year's Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race.

Participants, countries, cars

  • 14 - 17 July 2021 Palanga hosted the 22nd long-distance car race in the event's history, organised by Promo Events since the very first race in 2000.
  • For the fourth time, 41 teams from Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Great Britain took part in the international competition entitled "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook".
  • The teams that participated in the race consisted of 142 athletes and 41 team leaders from se...

We offer a set of numbers and facts to help you better understand and feel the pulse of this year's Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race.

Participants, countries, cars

  • 14 - 17 July 2021 Palanga hosted the 22nd long-distance car race in the event's history, organised by Promo Events since the very first race in 2000.
  • For the fourth time, 41 teams from Lithuania, Estonia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Great Britain took part in the international competition entitled "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook".
  • The teams that participated in the race consisted of 142 athletes and 41 team leaders from se...

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CIRCLE K MILESPLUS RACING TEAM  WINS the AURUM 1006 km powered by Hankook race

2021-07-17

CIRCLE K MILESPLUS RACING TEAM WINS the AURUM 1006 km powered by Hankook race

"Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" this year surprised everyone, not just with the amount of action on the track but as well with the most dramatic finish probably in their history. By the race regulations, the race has to be stoped at 10 pm if, until that time, none of the teams reached 1006 km; this happened this year.

"I don't remember such a hectic race during their history. The amount of incidents, stops, yellow flags and various fines was incredible," said Gražvydas Smetonis, the Chief Steward of the race, who has been working here since the first race in 2000.

The winners were congratu...

"Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" this year surprised everyone, not just with the amount of action on the track but as well with the most dramatic finish probably in their history. By the race regulations, the race has to be stoped at 10 pm if, until that time, none of the teams reached 1006 km; this happened this year.

"I don't remember such a hectic race during their history. The amount of incidents, stops, yellow flags and various fines was incredible," said Gražvydas Smetonis, the Chief Steward of the race, who has been working here since the first race in 2000.

The winners were congratu...

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The Aurum 1006 km race has reached the equator

2021-07-17

The Aurum 1006 km race has reached the equator

4:58 p.m. Aurum 1006km race leader Circle K MilesPlus Racing Team has reached the equator. Then the team athlete Julius Adomavičius, who was driving her Porsche GT3 Cup II, overcame 186 laps, marking the middle of the race.

As almost from the start, an extremely persistent fight takes place between the leaders, who change mostly when teams turn to the gas station to replenish fuel supplies or change drivers.

After halfway through the race, the second position was taken by the Balpol-SPS Automotive Performance team with Nerijus Dagilis, who was driving the Mercedes AMG GT3. He was only a few se...

4:58 p.m. Aurum 1006km race leader Circle K MilesPlus Racing Team has reached the equator. Then the team athlete Julius Adomavičius, who was driving her Porsche GT3 Cup II, overcame 186 laps, marking the middle of the race.

As almost from the start, an extremely persistent fight takes place between the leaders, who change mostly when teams turn to the gas station to replenish fuel supplies or change drivers.

After halfway through the race, the second position was taken by the Balpol-SPS Automotive Performance team with Nerijus Dagilis, who was driving the Mercedes AMG GT3. He was only a few se...

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A record group - 145 journalists at the Aurum 1006 km race press center

2021-07-17

A record group - 145 journalists at the Aurum 1006 km race press center

Aurum 1006 km race is presented by a record group of 145 Lithuanian and foreign journalists.

So far, the main focus has been on the jubilee 20th race in 2019, which attracted the interest of 135 magazines of the press, radio and television, information agencies, and news portals.

Aurum 1006 km race is presented by a record group of 145 Lithuanian and foreign journalists.

So far, the main focus has been on the jubilee 20th race in 2019, which attracted the interest of 135 magazines of the press, radio and television, information agencies, and news portals.

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The leaders of the Aurum 1006 km race have already covered 100 laps

2021-07-17

The leaders of the Aurum 1006 km race have already covered 100 laps

The line of 100 laps has been reached 2:25 pm. "Balpol by SPS automotive performance "team is the first who crossed the symbolic 100 laps line.

The "CircleK MilesPlus Racing" team is one lap distance behind the leaders.

"Gera dovana – Šiauliai by RD Signs Reimpex" team, driving three laps behind the race leaders, is the third in the overall classification.

The line of 100 laps has been reached 2:25 pm. "Balpol by SPS automotive performance "team is the first who crossed the symbolic 100 laps line.

The "CircleK MilesPlus Racing" team is one lap distance behind the leaders.

"Gera dovana – Šiauliai by RD Signs Reimpex" team, driving three laps behind the race leaders, is the third in the overall classification.

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22nd AURUM 1006 KM powered by Hankook RACE STARTS IN PALANGA

2021-07-17

22nd AURUM 1006 KM powered by Hankook RACE STARTS IN PALANGA

The start of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race has been given in Palanga.

Even before the start, the drivers, guests and sponsors of the event acknowledged that in 22 years of the largest race in the Baltic States, "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" has become an integral part of the country's sports and culture.

Marius Skuodis, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, was honoured to announce "Ladies and gentlemen, start the engines!" which is a traditional phrase before the start of the race.

Forty-one teams line up to fight for the trophy of the "Aurum...

The start of the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race has been given in Palanga.

Even before the start, the drivers, guests and sponsors of the event acknowledged that in 22 years of the largest race in the Baltic States, "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" has become an integral part of the country's sports and culture.

Marius Skuodis, Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, was honoured to announce "Ladies and gentlemen, start the engines!" which is a traditional phrase before the start of the race.

Forty-one teams line up to fight for the trophy of the "Aurum...

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