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 108 km women’s challenge

2021-07-16

108 km women’s challenge

The start ceremony of the 108 km women’s challenge competition was the focus of attention on Friday morning. Competition is organized by women's television TV8, together with Aurum 1006 km race organizer VšĮ Promo events.

The ladies of the competition attracted the attention of the audience and photographers with colorful costumes and a festive mood.

After all, there are not many competitions in the country where 93 crews would start at the start line at the same time.

The start ceremony of the 108 km women’s challenge competition was the focus of attention on Friday morning. Competition is organized by women's television TV8, together with Aurum 1006 km race organizer VšĮ Promo events.

The ladies of the competition attracted the attention of the audience and photographers with colorful costumes and a festive mood.

After all, there are not many competitions in the country where 93 crews would start at the start line at the same time.

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"ULTIMA8 DRAG BY STARTLINE" RACE AT THE "AURUM 1006 KM POWERED BY HANKOOK"

2021-07-15

"ULTIMA8 DRAG BY STARTLINE" RACE AT THE "AURUM 1006 KM POWERED BY HANKOOK"

The drag race at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.

Fifty-seven participants decided to fight for the trophies of the "Ultima8 Drag by Startline". The Lithuanian Police Department annually establishes the trophies for the winners, which the head of the department, Vytautas Grašys, presents.

The Lithuanian Police Force highly supports the event because the event aims to promote legal Drag races for high-speed cars and develop road traffic safety.

The drag race at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing festival celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.

Fifty-seven participants decided to fight for the trophies of the "Ultima8 Drag by Startline". The Lithuanian Police Department annually establishes the trophies for the winners, which the head of the department, Vytautas Grašys, presents.

The Lithuanian Police Force highly supports the event because the event aims to promote legal Drag races for high-speed cars and develop road traffic safety.

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Athletes are already "measuring" the Aurum 1006 km race track

2021-07-15

Athletes are already "measuring" the Aurum 1006 km race track

The opening ceremonies of the Aurum 1006 km race, which is held for the 22nd time in a row, ended.

On Thursday afternoon, the athletes returned to the temporary race town, where they started training before the most responsible performance of the year.

"To make the athletes feel as free as possible on the 2682-meter track ant let them test different trajectories of the route, we divided the 41 teams into two subgroups” - Gražvydas Smetonis, the chief commissioner of the competition, told the race press center, the public relations agency Visus Bonus.

Top 10 on Thursday's practices:

The opening ceremonies of the Aurum 1006 km race, which is held for the 22nd time in a row, ended.

On Thursday afternoon, the athletes returned to the temporary race town, where they started training before the most responsible performance of the year.

"To make the athletes feel as free as possible on the 2682-meter track ant let them test different trajectories of the route, we divided the 41 teams into two subgroups” - Gražvydas Smetonis, the chief commissioner of the competition, told the race press center, the public relations agency Visus Bonus.

Top 10 on Thursday's practices:

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Fast cars, music performances and much more at "AURUM 1006 KM powered by Hankook"

2021-07-15

Fast cars, music performances and much more at "AURUM 1006 KM powered by Hankook"

The Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing festival in Palanga is the 22nd in the event's history. It is not just about the speed, engines and adrenaline. The event promotes traffic safety and safe racing events and gives the stage for the artists to perform. Most of the known artists in Lithuania today have made their debut on the stage of this race. This year is no exception.

DJ MINDEEP will be playing the most popular club music in the evenings on Friday and Saturday.

Kristupas Kerulis, a 14-year-old soloist from Palanga, will also perform on the main stage. Kristupas is the winner of va...

The Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing festival in Palanga is the 22nd in the event's history. It is not just about the speed, engines and adrenaline. The event promotes traffic safety and safe racing events and gives the stage for the artists to perform. Most of the known artists in Lithuania today have made their debut on the stage of this race. This year is no exception.

DJ MINDEEP will be playing the most popular club music in the evenings on Friday and Saturday.

Kristupas Kerulis, a 14-year-old soloist from Palanga, will also perform on the main stage. Kristupas is the winner of va...

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Aurum 1006 km race festival returned to Vytauto Street

2021-07-15

Aurum 1006 km race festival returned to Vytauto Street

The long year of waiting for both athletes and audience is over - on July 15, the largest Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States was announced open on Vytautas Street in Palanga.

Fans of marathon races enjoyed the colorful racing festival with all the attributes, which has returned to the central street of the resort: shiny sports cars, long-legged beauties, music concert and a very generous tasting of the latest sponsor Aurum products.

The long year of waiting for both athletes and audience is over - on July 15, the largest Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States was announced open on Vytautas Street in Palanga.

Fans of marathon races enjoyed the colorful racing festival with all the attributes, which has returned to the central street of the resort: shiny sports cars, long-legged beauties, music concert and a very generous tasting of the latest sponsor Aurum products.

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PALANGA IS FILLED WITH THE RHYTHM OF "AURUM 1006 KM RACE"

2021-07-14

PALANGA IS FILLED WITH THE RHYTHM OF "AURUM 1006 KM RACE"

Palanga is already filled with the rhythm of Aurum 1006 km race. Today, the flag of Aurum 1006 km race was raised in Palanga.

The streets of the resort were again filled with powerful and fast sports cars that will compete in the most important race of the season on Saturday. And on the first day of the event, as usual, the readiness of the racers and their cars inspected by the administrative and technical commissions of the competition. Only their favorable verdict allows access to a temporary race town. On a track near the town on Saturday, July 17th there will be a 1006km marathon race.

Palanga is already filled with the rhythm of Aurum 1006 km race. Today, the flag of Aurum 1006 km race was raised in Palanga.

The streets of the resort were again filled with powerful and fast sports cars that will compete in the most important race of the season on Saturday. And on the first day of the event, as usual, the readiness of the racers and their cars inspected by the administrative and technical commissions of the competition. Only their favorable verdict allows access to a temporary race town. On a track near the town on Saturday, July 17th there will be a 1006km marathon race.

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 Traffic safety promotion is an essential element at the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook racing festival

2021-07-13

Traffic safety promotion is an essential element at the Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook racing festival

The Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race will take place on 14 of July in Palanga. It will be the 22nd race in the history of the event. Although many elements of the largest racing festival in the Baltics have changed, the primary purpose and values of the event have remained the same - promotion of the legal race and traffic safety.

In two decades, the organisers of the races have managed to prove that motorsports are the most suitable for promoting traffic safety. "Since the first race in 2000 in Palanga, we emphasised that racing is possible only on special tracks prepared for the competi...

The Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race will take place on 14 of July in Palanga. It will be the 22nd race in the history of the event. Although many elements of the largest racing festival in the Baltics have changed, the primary purpose and values of the event have remained the same - promotion of the legal race and traffic safety.

In two decades, the organisers of the races have managed to prove that motorsports are the most suitable for promoting traffic safety. "Since the first race in 2000 in Palanga, we emphasised that racing is possible only on special tracks prepared for the competi...

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Exhibition of exclusive cars at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook"

2021-07-10

Exhibition of exclusive cars at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook"

The "Memel Motor Fest" organisers promised to surprise everyone at the largest motorsport festival in the Baltic, the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook". They are organising an exhibition of exclusive cars that will take place on Saturday and will keep everyone busy during the whole day.

Gorgeous, well-groomed and beloved cars will be exhibited to the guests of the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" and later will line up for the parade to Palanga. All residents of Palanga and the visitors will have a chance to check the cars next to the nightclub "Šachmatinė".

The organisers are going to sel...

The "Memel Motor Fest" organisers promised to surprise everyone at the largest motorsport festival in the Baltic, the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook". They are organising an exhibition of exclusive cars that will take place on Saturday and will keep everyone busy during the whole day.

Gorgeous, well-groomed and beloved cars will be exhibited to the guests of the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" and later will line up for the parade to Palanga. All residents of Palanga and the visitors will have a chance to check the cars next to the nightclub "Šachmatinė".

The organisers are going to sel...

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Experience and youth - components of equal importance at "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing

2021-07-08

Experience and youth - components of equal importance at "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" racing

Egidijus Valeiša, Justas Jonušis and Mindaugas Varža will be driving Audi TCR at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race in Palanga on the 14-17 of July. The team called "Inter Rao Lietuva by Texaco" is ready to strive for victory at the TCR class and fight for the main trophy of the race.

"Confidence is built by the well-established trio of athletes, who are united not only by the passion and irresistible desire to win but also by experience and youthful enthusiasm," says Darius Jonušis, the organiser of the race and father of Justas.

Last year Egidijus and Justas, together with Kęstutis...

Egidijus Valeiša, Justas Jonušis and Mindaugas Varža will be driving Audi TCR at the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race in Palanga on the 14-17 of July. The team called "Inter Rao Lietuva by Texaco" is ready to strive for victory at the TCR class and fight for the main trophy of the race.

"Confidence is built by the well-established trio of athletes, who are united not only by the passion and irresistible desire to win but also by experience and youthful enthusiasm," says Darius Jonušis, the organiser of the race and father of Justas.

Last year Egidijus and Justas, together with Kęstutis...

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 For the very first time Ford Shelby GT 350 will be on the grid of the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race

2021-06-30

For the very first time Ford Shelby GT 350 will be on the grid of the "Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" race

"Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" this year will be full of very competitive cars and great drivers.
"RC Cola racing by 8000RPM Motorsport" is one of the teams that will be fighting for the highest position in Palanga. Artūras Daunoravičius will manage the team, and the driver seats will be taken by well-known names in Lithuania's autosport Aurimas Eidžiūnas, Darius Biesevičius, Eugenijus Sladkevičius and Vilmantas Pupius.
The team chose to drive a very sensational car, "Ford Shelby GT 350". This type of model we will see in Palanga for the very first time. Just looking at the "Shelby GT350" ...

"Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook" this year will be full of very competitive cars and great drivers.
"RC Cola racing by 8000RPM Motorsport" is one of the teams that will be fighting for the highest position in Palanga. Artūras Daunoravičius will manage the team, and the driver seats will be taken by well-known names in Lithuania's autosport Aurimas Eidžiūnas, Darius Biesevičius, Eugenijus Sladkevičius and Vilmantas Pupius.
The team chose to drive a very sensational car, "Ford Shelby GT 350". This type of model we will see in Palanga for the very first time. Just looking at the "Shelby GT350" ...

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