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Registration for the “Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook” race has started

2020-12-10

Registration for the “Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook” race has started

On December 10, Promo Events started online registration for the Aurum 1006 km race, which is called the largest motorsport event in the Baltic States. Event will take place in Palanga on 14-17 of July 2021.

This will be the 22nd prestigious race organized by the same organizer for which the teams start preparing from now.

"According to a long-standing tradition, we start registering participants for this event around mid-December, before the big holidays of the year," says Darius Jonušis, the main organizer of the event, Director of Promo Events. "The pre-holiday and holiday period is the bes...

On December 10, Promo Events started online registration for the Aurum 1006 km race, which is called the largest motorsport event in the Baltic States. Event will take place in Palanga on 14-17 of July 2021.

This will be the 22nd prestigious race organized by the same organizer for which the teams start preparing from now.

"According to a long-standing tradition, we start registering participants for this event around mid-December, before the big holidays of the year," says Darius Jonušis, the main organizer of the event, Director of Promo Events. "The pre-holiday and holiday period is the bes...

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22nd Aurum 1006 km race Powered by Hankook - 14-17 July 2021

2020-10-08

22nd Aurum 1006 km race Powered by Hankook - 14-17 July 2021

14-17 July 2021 - 22nd Aurum 1006 km race Powered by Hankook

"We invite teams, drivers and motorsport fans to reserve in their calendars 14-17 July, 2021 for a traditional meeting at the largest summer resort, where the 22nd Aurum 1006 km Powered by Hankook race will take place," says Promo Events, the main organizer of the race festival director Darius Jonušis. According to D. Jonušis, if this year, with the help of loyal sponsors and friends, it was possible to organize a race in extremely difficult conditions, which was enjoyed by both the racers and the spectators, no doubt that next year...

14-17 July 2021 - 22nd Aurum 1006 km race Powered by Hankook

"We invite teams, drivers and motorsport fans to reserve in their calendars 14-17 July, 2021 for a traditional meeting at the largest summer resort, where the 22nd Aurum 1006 km Powered by Hankook race will take place," says Promo Events, the main organizer of the race festival director Darius Jonušis. According to D. Jonušis, if this year, with the help of loyal sponsors and friends, it was possible to organize a race in extremely difficult conditions, which was enjoyed by both the racers and the spectators, no doubt that next year...

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21st „Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook“ race: NUMBERS AND FACTS

2020-07-27

21st „Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook“ race: NUMBERS AND FACTS

Participants, countries and cars:

• July 15-18, 2020 Palanga hosted the 21st long-distance car race in the history, which has been organized by Promo Events since the very beginning.

• 28 teams from Lithuania, Estonia and Great Britain registered for the Aurum 1006 km race.

• 2020 Aurum 1006 km race participants: 105 athletes and 28 team leaders from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Great Britain and Kazakhstan. • The youngest participant - 17-year-old Henrikas Matijošaitis, member of the DHL Racing Team.

• The eldest athlete of the race 65-year-old British Dave Holland from the team DHR...

Participants, countries and cars:

• July 15-18, 2020 Palanga hosted the 21st long-distance car race in the history, which has been organized by Promo Events since the very beginning.

• 28 teams from Lithuania, Estonia and Great Britain registered for the Aurum 1006 km race.

• 2020 Aurum 1006 km race participants: 105 athletes and 28 team leaders from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Great Britain and Kazakhstan. • The youngest participant - 17-year-old Henrikas Matijošaitis, member of the DHL Racing Team.

• The eldest athlete of the race 65-year-old British Dave Holland from the team DHR...

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Aurum 1006 km race finish

2020-07-18

Aurum 1006 km race finish

For two decades, as long as marathon races have been held in Palanga, the champion team has never been able to defend the title won a year ago.

The 21st Aurum 1006 km race was won by the same team that triumphed here last year - Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team and its great four Julius Adomavičius, Jonas Gelžinis, Estonian Ralf Aron and Oskaras Brazaitis, with the Porsche GT3 Cup Gen2 not only won an impressive absolute victory, but also celebrated the victory in the GT Open class.

For two decades, as long as marathon races have been held in Palanga, the champion team has never been able to defend the title won a year ago.

The 21st Aurum 1006 km race was won by the same team that triumphed here last year - Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team and its great four Julius Adomavičius, Jonas Gelžinis, Estonian Ralf Aron and Oskaras Brazaitis, with the Porsche GT3 Cup Gen2 not only won an impressive absolute victory, but also celebrated the victory in the GT Open class.

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“Aurum 1006 km race” halfway

2020-07-18

“Aurum 1006 km race” halfway

4 hours 29 minutes 49 seconds – this much time it took for “Aurum 1006 km race” leader “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” and its driver Oskaras Brazaitis to reach 186-th lap, which marks championships halfway.

While leader still remains “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team”, only four laps separates “Vytautas gazuotas” with its driver Ramūnas Čapkauskas from thre first place.

Third was „Noker Racing Team“ with racer Sten Piirimagi, while fourth – „Porsche Club by LG OLED“ with its driver Marius Barkus.

The race continues.

4 hours 29 minutes 49 seconds – this much time it took for “Aurum 1006 km race” leader “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” and its driver Oskaras Brazaitis to reach 186-th lap, which marks championships halfway.

While leader still remains “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team”, only four laps separates “Vytautas gazuotas” with its driver Ramūnas Čapkauskas from thre first place.

Third was „Noker Racing Team“ with racer Sten Piirimagi, while fourth – „Porsche Club by LG OLED“ with its driver Marius Barkus.

The race continues.

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Leaders still showing they are the best

2020-07-18

Leaders still showing they are the best

Qualification winner “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” is still holding first place at “Aurum 1006 km race” after three hours have passed, and 129 laps finished by Jonas Gelžinis with teams` „Porche GT3 CupGen2“.

In second place „Vytautas gazuotas“ with „Porche GT3 Cup“, driver Mindaugas Platūkis, has driven five laps less than leader.

This year race orginaisers brought back „one driver 70 minutes“ rule, meaning one driver must rest for 50 miniutes.

Qualification winner “Circle K milesPLUS Racing Team” is still holding first place at “Aurum 1006 km race” after three hours have passed, and 129 laps finished by Jonas Gelžinis with teams` „Porche GT3 CupGen2“.

In second place „Vytautas gazuotas“ with „Porche GT3 Cup“, driver Mindaugas Platūkis, has driven five laps less than leader.

This year race orginaisers brought back „one driver 70 minutes“ rule, meaning one driver must rest for 50 miniutes.

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New record: by electric car around Lithuania in 22 hours

2020-07-18

New record: by electric car around Lithuania in 22 hours

On Saturday morning, Vitoldas Milius and Dainius Jakas reached a new record - the perimeter of Lithuania they drove by Kia e-Niro in 22 hours. 00 min. Driving a total of 1,176 kilometers on the paved roads closest to the border.

This is the first such achievement. So far, no one has tried to overtake the Lithuanian electric car, and the achievement was considered a record car with an internal combustion engine.

The electric car is a different vehicle, so the record is new.

On Saturday morning, Vitoldas Milius and Dainius Jakas reached a new record - the perimeter of Lithuania they drove by Kia e-Niro in 22 hours. 00 min. Driving a total of 1,176 kilometers on the paved roads closest to the border.

This is the first such achievement. So far, no one has tried to overtake the Lithuanian electric car, and the achievement was considered a record car with an internal combustion engine.

The electric car is a different vehicle, so the record is new.

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Todays “Aurum 1006 km race” start marks third decade

2020-07-18

Todays “Aurum 1006 km race” start marks third decade

Today at 12pm local time at Palanga a start for “Aurum 1006 km race” was given for the 21-st time.

All viewers, racers and organizers were rewarded with extravagant flight by Lithuanian aviation enthusiasts with several replicas of antique airplanes, which were reconstructed using the last few remaining photos of them.

At the start line 27 racing teams were lined up, all of them had accidents occur to them yesterday, except “Dynami:t energy by Baltic Petrolium”, which couldn’t repair their vehicle overnight.

Yesterday qualification winners were only 0,066 seconds slower than last year’s track ...

Today at 12pm local time at Palanga a start for “Aurum 1006 km race” was given for the 21-st time.

All viewers, racers and organizers were rewarded with extravagant flight by Lithuanian aviation enthusiasts with several replicas of antique airplanes, which were reconstructed using the last few remaining photos of them.

At the start line 27 racing teams were lined up, all of them had accidents occur to them yesterday, except “Dynami:t energy by Baltic Petrolium”, which couldn’t repair their vehicle overnight.

Yesterday qualification winners were only 0,066 seconds slower than last year’s track ...

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21-st “Aurum 1006 km race” portrayed by 121 journalists

2020-07-18

21-st “Aurum 1006 km race” portrayed by 121 journalists

For the third decade “Aurum 1006 km race” is brought to the viewers by 121 journalists from Lithuania and abroad.

“We aren`t chasing records, but attention from colleagues is always appreciated.” – says international races media center manager Juozas Mažeikis. “I would like to thank them for giving “Aurum 1006 km race”, which is biggest race in the Baltic countries, that much attention. Thanks to them many people who couldn’t participate in the event can still watch it from home.”

Biggest team of camera operators, directors and journalists was brought by TV3 and TV6 with more than 20 TV camera...

For the third decade “Aurum 1006 km race” is brought to the viewers by 121 journalists from Lithuania and abroad.

“We aren`t chasing records, but attention from colleagues is always appreciated.” – says international races media center manager Juozas Mažeikis. “I would like to thank them for giving “Aurum 1006 km race”, which is biggest race in the Baltic countries, that much attention. Thanks to them many people who couldn’t participate in the event can still watch it from home.”

Biggest team of camera operators, directors and journalists was brought by TV3 and TV6 with more than 20 TV camera...

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Drift winners

2020-07-18

Drift winners

Late Friday evening, the program of all the local events in the Aurum 1006 km race was completed by a ceremony honoring the winners and prize-winners of the Good Gift Drift race, where the fastest were greeted and awarded by the race organizer Darius Jonušis and the national drift championship organizer Linas Ramoška.

The coordinator of the event Justė Šimkutė was pleased that the first stage of the Lithuanian Drift Championship - the first stage of the PRO (top) league in the 2020 season - started in Palanga together with the marathon race, receiving a record number of participants - 34 athle...

Late Friday evening, the program of all the local events in the Aurum 1006 km race was completed by a ceremony honoring the winners and prize-winners of the Good Gift Drift race, where the fastest were greeted and awarded by the race organizer Darius Jonušis and the national drift championship organizer Linas Ramoška.

The coordinator of the event Justė Šimkutė was pleased that the first stage of the Lithuanian Drift Championship - the first stage of the PRO (top) league in the 2020 season - started in Palanga together with the marathon race, receiving a record number of participants - 34 athle...

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