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First 3 Hours Have Passed Instantly

2018-07-21

First 3 Hours Have Passed Instantly

During the first 3 hours, the competition’s leaders “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” have already driven 127 laps or 1/3 of the distance. The team drives the “Porsche 911” car.

The second place belongs to “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” which lags only by one lap. The third place goes to “Palanga Spa Hotel 2 by SpeedLover”.

There are a total of 373 laps forming 1006 km of the track.

Majority of people predicted that the new racing series “TCR Baltic Trophy” will become popular but nobody believed that it will get such a huge success.

The class is dictated by “Hegelmann Transporte by Alg...

During the first 3 hours, the competition’s leaders “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” have already driven 127 laps or 1/3 of the distance. The team drives the “Porsche 911” car.

The second place belongs to “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” which lags only by one lap. The third place goes to “Palanga Spa Hotel 2 by SpeedLover”.

There are a total of 373 laps forming 1006 km of the track.

Majority of people predicted that the new racing series “TCR Baltic Trophy” will become popular but nobody believed that it will get such a huge success.

The class is dictated by “Hegelmann Transporte by Alg...

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After the first hour: “Porsche” cars are in the lead

2018-07-21

After the first hour: “Porsche” cars are in the lead

The 19th “Aurum 1006 km Races” event gets the audience excited. The launch has gone remarkably smoothly and the intrigue has begun.

In the first hour “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup” has pulled away from the opponents. Robertas Kupčikas from “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” was in the lead, thus “Circle K milesPLUS racing team” has lacked behind almost by a minute.

R. Kupčikas drove 46 laps in the first hour.

“Palanga Spa Hotel 2 by SpeedLover” was getting ahead, yet the Belgian team “Independence by JR Motorsport“ su BMW E46 GTR” surpassed them to the third place.

Seven identical TCR class cars a...

The 19th “Aurum 1006 km Races” event gets the audience excited. The launch has gone remarkably smoothly and the intrigue has begun.

In the first hour “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup” has pulled away from the opponents. Robertas Kupčikas from “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” was in the lead, thus “Circle K milesPLUS racing team” has lacked behind almost by a minute.

R. Kupčikas drove 46 laps in the first hour.

“Palanga Spa Hotel 2 by SpeedLover” was getting ahead, yet the Belgian team “Independence by JR Motorsport“ su BMW E46 GTR” surpassed them to the third place.

Seven identical TCR class cars a...

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“Aurum 1006 km Races” Has Begun in Palanga

2018-07-21

“Aurum 1006 km Races” Has Begun in Palanga

On Saturday at 12 o’clock, the racers could finally start their engines on the track.

In front of the start line, the racing teams lined up as usual in accordance with the results of the qualifying races.

Racers and team leaders were congratulated by the Mayors of Klaipėda, Palanga and Kretinga, ex-Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, Lithuanian Automobile Sport Federation, “Promo Events” organiser Darius Jonušis and others.

The Lithuanian Anthem was played by trumpeter V. Grubliauskas.

Racers have started driving the 373 laps (one of them is 2682 m or 1006 km long).

The race ends when the...

On Saturday at 12 o’clock, the racers could finally start their engines on the track.

In front of the start line, the racing teams lined up as usual in accordance with the results of the qualifying races.

Racers and team leaders were congratulated by the Mayors of Klaipėda, Palanga and Kretinga, ex-Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, Lithuanian Automobile Sport Federation, “Promo Events” organiser Darius Jonušis and others.

The Lithuanian Anthem was played by trumpeter V. Grubliauskas.

Racers have started driving the 373 laps (one of them is 2682 m or 1006 km long).

The race ends when the...

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Ladies Really Wanted to Win

2018-07-21

Ladies Really Wanted to Win

On Friday, 59 women’s crew began “108 km Women’s Challenge Powered by Kristiana” rally which was initiated by TV8 channel.

Ladies’ rally attended various representatives of different ages and professions. There was “Lietuvos kelių policija” which consisted of four women who all drove “Audi A6”.

“Spanguolės” team consisting of Lina Kraftė and Greta Vėsaitė drove “Range Rover Sport”.

A lot of audience sympathy received “Moterų televizijos TV8” team with “Kia Ceed”. In the team, TV presenter K. Rimienė said that she respects every opponent but she will not go without a fight.

The teammates from...

On Friday, 59 women’s crew began “108 km Women’s Challenge Powered by Kristiana” rally which was initiated by TV8 channel.

Ladies’ rally attended various representatives of different ages and professions. There was “Lietuvos kelių policija” which consisted of four women who all drove “Audi A6”.

“Spanguolės” team consisting of Lina Kraftė and Greta Vėsaitė drove “Range Rover Sport”.

A lot of audience sympathy received “Moterų televizijos TV8” team with “Kia Ceed”. In the team, TV presenter K. Rimienė said that she respects every opponent but she will not go without a fight.

The teammates from...

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Surprise for “Gera Dovana Drift”: race has ended earlier than expected

2018-07-21

Surprise for “Gera Dovana Drift”: race has ended earlier than expected

Every year “Aurum 1006 km Race” takes place in Palanga where the annual Lithuanian PRO league of drifting is held. Everything was going great this year, however, the race did not end well for some at all.

All Day Drift Racing in Palanga

In the 4th stage of Lithuanian PRO Championship, the event was being hosted in the streets of Palanga.

In the competition participated the Kings of Lithuanian drifting: Andrius Vasiliauskas (BMW M3 E92), Andrius Čibirka (BMW E30), Donatas Macpreikšas (BMW 1 E82) and others.

Spectators gathered to watch a competition between pairs such as Kęstutis Kelpša and L...

Every year “Aurum 1006 km Race” takes place in Palanga where the annual Lithuanian PRO league of drifting is held. Everything was going great this year, however, the race did not end well for some at all.

All Day Drift Racing in Palanga

In the 4th stage of Lithuanian PRO Championship, the event was being hosted in the streets of Palanga.

In the competition participated the Kings of Lithuanian drifting: Andrius Vasiliauskas (BMW M3 E92), Andrius Čibirka (BMW E30), Donatas Macpreikšas (BMW 1 E82) and others.

Spectators gathered to watch a competition between pairs such as Kęstutis Kelpša and L...

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The Fastest in the Qualifications was Robertas Kupčikas

2018-07-20

The Fastest in the Qualifications was Robertas Kupčikas

The Fastest in the Qualifications was Robertas Kupčikas

The difference between the qualifications and the main competition is almost inexistent. Yet the main distinction is that the qualifications only last for 1 hour. These qualifications always surprise the spectators with their emotional rides.

Failing at the Last Minutes

On July 20, it was very difficult to tell which team will receive the winner’s award at the last seconds of the qualification.

The 1st participant to cross the finish line was “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” with “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup”.

The best time of 1 min. 10,...

The Fastest in the Qualifications was Robertas Kupčikas

The difference between the qualifications and the main competition is almost inexistent. Yet the main distinction is that the qualifications only last for 1 hour. These qualifications always surprise the spectators with their emotional rides.

Failing at the Last Minutes

On July 20, it was very difficult to tell which team will receive the winner’s award at the last seconds of the qualification.

The 1st participant to cross the finish line was “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport” with “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup”.

The best time of 1 min. 10,...

... Read more
Drinking Milk Can Help Everyone

2018-07-20

Drinking Milk Can Help Everyone

In the “Aurum 1006 km Races”, the technicians who service the racing teams have their own running game. On Friday afternoon, technicians ran in a hot weather, therefore they started drinking “Rokiškio Naminis” milk which helped the runners to gain their strength.

The first to cross the finish line in the 1006 metres long game was Augustinas Baltramiejūnas. The 2nd place took Edvardas Barisas, while Andžej Vasilevski accomplished the 3rd.

The winners were congratulated by “Aurum 1006 km Races” organizer Darius Jonušis who awarded them by “Prolong Super Lubricants”, “H2auto” and other prizes.

In the “Aurum 1006 km Races”, the technicians who service the racing teams have their own running game. On Friday afternoon, technicians ran in a hot weather, therefore they started drinking “Rokiškio Naminis” milk which helped the runners to gain their strength.

The first to cross the finish line in the 1006 metres long game was Augustinas Baltramiejūnas. The 2nd place took Edvardas Barisas, while Andžej Vasilevski accomplished the 3rd.

The winners were congratulated by “Aurum 1006 km Races” organizer Darius Jonušis who awarded them by “Prolong Super Lubricants”, “H2auto” and other prizes.

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Friday Morning Races: The Fastest Cars are BMW and “Porsche”

2018-07-20

Friday Morning Races: The Fastest Cars are BMW and “Porsche”

In the Friday trainings of “Aurum 1006 km Races”, participants had an opportunity to get used to the cars and track. A lot of the teams enhanced their lap times and results.

In the training races, BMW and “Porsche” crushed other teams. The best timing in the training showcased “Skuba Racing Team” with “BMW M3 V8” with 1 min. 12, 881 sec.

Not by a lot lagged the “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” and then followed “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport”, both of them drove the “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup”.

TCR cars fought fair and square, thus the competition is getting more interested as 7 of TCR model...

In the Friday trainings of “Aurum 1006 km Races”, participants had an opportunity to get used to the cars and track. A lot of the teams enhanced their lap times and results.

In the training races, BMW and “Porsche” crushed other teams. The best timing in the training showcased “Skuba Racing Team” with “BMW M3 V8” with 1 min. 12, 881 sec.

Not by a lot lagged the “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” and then followed “Palanga Spa Hotel by EMG Motorsport”, both of them drove the “Porsche 911 GT3 Cup”.

TCR cars fought fair and square, thus the competition is getting more interested as 7 of TCR model...

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Difficulty to forecast the “Drag Show Bracket” Races

2018-07-20

Difficulty to forecast the “Drag Show Bracket” Races

Difficulty to forecast the “Drag Show Bracket” Races

On Thursday night, “Aurum 1006 km Races” completed the B League of the drag race which are held in accordance with the LASF requirements.

More than 30 contestants tested the 1/8 mile track. Yet even in the short-distance track, the cars reached almost 200 km/h speed.

Unlike in the previous years, this year’s race was focused on the fast-cars which can drive on the street road. Therefore, 4 out of 5 tournaments were made for these type of fast-cars and only one was exclusively aimed at sports cars.

It seems to many people that the most imp...

Difficulty to forecast the “Drag Show Bracket” Races

On Thursday night, “Aurum 1006 km Races” completed the B League of the drag race which are held in accordance with the LASF requirements.

More than 30 contestants tested the 1/8 mile track. Yet even in the short-distance track, the cars reached almost 200 km/h speed.

Unlike in the previous years, this year’s race was focused on the fast-cars which can drive on the street road. Therefore, 4 out of 5 tournaments were made for these type of fast-cars and only one was exclusively aimed at sports cars.

It seems to many people that the most imp...

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Žvaigždžių drage greičiausias – Dovydas Laukys iš grupės 120

2018-07-19

Žvaigždžių drage greičiausias – Dovydas Laukys iš grupės 120

Žvaigždžių drage greičiausias – Dovydas Laukys iš grupės 120

Šį savaitė Palangoje – išskirtinė visiems greičio, sporto bei adrenalino fanatikams. Ketvirtadienio rytą vyko iškilmingas lenktyninių automobilių paradas Palangoje bei dragas Vytauto gatvėje, popiet sportininkai išbandė trasos asfaltą ir turėjo progą apsiprasti su automobiliais, o vakare trasą užėmė žinomi žmonės: čia vyko žvaigždžių lenktynės #suTV6pramogaujuKITAIP.

Jolanta Leonavičiūtė, Ramūnas Rudokas ir kiti žinomi žmonės niekada neslėpė, jog mėgsta adrenaliną, o drago varžybos – bene geriausia proga per trumpą laiką gauti didžiu...

Žvaigždžių drage greičiausias – Dovydas Laukys iš grupės 120

Šį savaitė Palangoje – išskirtinė visiems greičio, sporto bei adrenalino fanatikams. Ketvirtadienio rytą vyko iškilmingas lenktyninių automobilių paradas Palangoje bei dragas Vytauto gatvėje, popiet sportininkai išbandė trasos asfaltą ir turėjo progą apsiprasti su automobiliais, o vakare trasą užėmė žinomi žmonės: čia vyko žvaigždžių lenktynės #suTV6pramogaujuKITAIP.

Jolanta Leonavičiūtė, Ramūnas Rudokas ir kiti žinomi žmonės niekada neslėpė, jog mėgsta adrenaliną, o drago varžybos – bene geriausia proga per trumpą laiką gauti didžiu...

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