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Women's rally

2020-07-17

Women's rally

The 108 km women's challenge rally with Sonax, which many of its participants, as well as spectators, call just the women's challenge, finished on Friday night.

For the third time in a row, the representatives of the fairer sex who supplemented the program of events of the Aurum 1006 km race festival with smiles on their faces and in a great mood in the morning started the challenge they had. They were also upbeat and finished on the big race track.

There seemed to be no difficulty, especially challenges, no daily fatigue, no excitement in finding hidden checkpoints, and other challenging task...

The 108 km women's challenge rally with Sonax, which many of its participants, as well as spectators, call just the women's challenge, finished on Friday night.

For the third time in a row, the representatives of the fairer sex who supplemented the program of events of the Aurum 1006 km race festival with smiles on their faces and in a great mood in the morning started the challenge they had. They were also upbeat and finished on the big race track.

There seemed to be no difficulty, especially challenges, no daily fatigue, no excitement in finding hidden checkpoints, and other challenging task...

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Qualification

2020-07-17

Qualification

Friday's tense and interesting training program was completed by qualifying competitions and their decoration - the Super Pole selection, which determined which team will receive the first starting position in Saturday's Aurum 1006 km race.

In the first part of the qualification, the participants were divided into two groups: for the first time, the teams with the best times of the two fastest drivers won the ticket to the top ten.

A total of 24 teams competed: 4 teams solved technical problems. "Technical project - Viada team's BMW M3 car caught fire during training.

Friday's tense and interesting training program was completed by qualifying competitions and their decoration - the Super Pole selection, which determined which team will receive the first starting position in Saturday's Aurum 1006 km race.

In the first part of the qualification, the participants were divided into two groups: for the first time, the teams with the best times of the two fastest drivers won the ticket to the top ten.

A total of 24 teams competed: 4 teams solved technical problems. "Technical project - Viada team's BMW M3 car caught fire during training.

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Mechanics running

2020-07-17

Mechanics running

Friday noon in the Aurum 1006 km race town is really hot. Not only because the sun shines in Palanga, radiating 24 C degrees of heat. Here, the event is a lawn event, and when there was a short break in the racing program, the team mechanics took up the dispute between them.

In the 21 years that this race has been around, the traditional mechanics 1006-meter run has become an integral part of the whole event. This time it was hot, so the mechanics were more impressed by the partially renovated track.

By the way, the only girl involved in the running company - the mechanic of the Estonian Jouja...

Friday noon in the Aurum 1006 km race town is really hot. Not only because the sun shines in Palanga, radiating 24 C degrees of heat. Here, the event is a lawn event, and when there was a short break in the racing program, the team mechanics took up the dispute between them.

In the 21 years that this race has been around, the traditional mechanics 1006-meter run has become an integral part of the whole event. This time it was hot, so the mechanics were more impressed by the partially renovated track.

By the way, the only girl involved in the running company - the mechanic of the Estonian Jouja...

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First failures

2020-07-17

First failures

The Aurum 1006 km race press center managed to spread the word about the success of the first two trainings on Friday, when the first failures were also received.

"The judges noticed the fire tongues fluttering at the bottom of the car at the Orlen petrol station, but" Technical project - Viada team athlete Vygandas Urbanas successfuly managed to drive his BMW M3 to the PitLane area, "Gražvydas Smetonis, the chairman of the College of Racing Sports Commissioners, informed the press center. - Within 15 seconds, at a burning BMW rushed Rescue, and after 30 sec. - and fire trucks'.

After spraying...

The Aurum 1006 km race press center managed to spread the word about the success of the first two trainings on Friday, when the first failures were also received.

"The judges noticed the fire tongues fluttering at the bottom of the car at the Orlen petrol station, but" Technical project - Viada team athlete Vygandas Urbanas successfuly managed to drive his BMW M3 to the PitLane area, "Gražvydas Smetonis, the chairman of the College of Racing Sports Commissioners, informed the press center. - Within 15 seconds, at a burning BMW rushed Rescue, and after 30 sec. - and fire trucks'.

After spraying...

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Last practices

2020-07-17

Last practices

This afternoon all 28 teams have started direct preparations for the qualifying competition, after which it will be clear which team will start the Aurum 1006 km race from the first position on Saturday.

In the first group, as yesterday, the pace was dictated by the Tarzanija Racing team and yesterday's leader. Aurimas Lekavičius, who replaced Karolis Blėdis, drove one 2682-meter-long track with the Audi S4 in 1 minute. 17,849 sec. (yesterday's result of K. Blėdis - 1 min. 18,573 sec.)

After only a few hundredths of a second, GSR Motorsport representative Eugenijus Misiūra with the BMW E90 (1...

This afternoon all 28 teams have started direct preparations for the qualifying competition, after which it will be clear which team will start the Aurum 1006 km race from the first position on Saturday.

In the first group, as yesterday, the pace was dictated by the Tarzanija Racing team and yesterday's leader. Aurimas Lekavičius, who replaced Karolis Blėdis, drove one 2682-meter-long track with the Audi S4 in 1 minute. 17,849 sec. (yesterday's result of K. Blėdis - 1 min. 18,573 sec.)

After only a few hundredths of a second, GSR Motorsport representative Eugenijus Misiūra with the BMW E90 (1...

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Started a record trip around Lithuania

2020-07-17

Started a record trip around Lithuania

Vitoldas Milius, the editor in chief of Auto Bild Lithuania, and the blog author of 100 procentų elektrinis Dainius Jakas started a record trip around Lithuania with electric car KIA E-Niro.

They will aim for official result that will find the place in the Factum record book. The men truly believe that they will reach the record. So far, no one has tried to bypass Lithuania on its perimeter by electric car!

Vitoldas Milius, the editor in chief of Auto Bild Lithuania, and the blog author of 100 procentų elektrinis Dainius Jakas started a record trip around Lithuania with electric car KIA E-Niro.

They will aim for official result that will find the place in the Factum record book. The men truly believe that they will reach the record. So far, no one has tried to bypass Lithuania on its perimeter by electric car!

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Women start their 108km challenge with Sonax

2020-07-17

Women start their 108km challenge with Sonax

The start of the big race track was also given to one of the most adventurous 108km women challenge competition with Sonax, which will be finished late Friday night.

49 crews of beautiful women lined up at the start line, consisting of minimum of two and a maximum of five participants.

The female challenge has been surprisingly popular for the third year in the row. Where are the secrets of the event's success?

"Extremely brave and very curious ladies come to this competition. It does not matter at all-weather they have experience of similar events or not." says the coordinator of this event...

The start of the big race track was also given to one of the most adventurous 108km women challenge competition with Sonax, which will be finished late Friday night.

49 crews of beautiful women lined up at the start line, consisting of minimum of two and a maximum of five participants.

The female challenge has been surprisingly popular for the third year in the row. Where are the secrets of the event's success?

"Extremely brave and very curious ladies come to this competition. It does not matter at all-weather they have experience of similar events or not." says the coordinator of this event...

... Read more
Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race book

2020-07-17

Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook race book

This year everyone can download Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook racing book: DOWNLOAD

This year everyone can download Aurum 1006 km powered by Hankook racing book: DOWNLOAD

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Drag ambitions through the rain

2020-07-16

Drag ambitions through the rain

“Aurum 1006km race” Thursday evening was closed with the fastest drag racers’ award ceremony. However, rain has made some corrections, there were no final drag race and awards were given for fastest qualification racers. For the finals the track was unsafe and fast decisions were made.

46 participants of “ULTIM8 Drag by Startline“ competed in longer ¼ mile distance. First place in “Unlim“ class winner is Irmantas Burinskas who during the qualification drove his “Audi RS7“ in 10,352 seconds and at the finish line was 218 km/h fast. Second was Radomir Sverčkov (“Lamborghini Huracan“) and third -...

“Aurum 1006km race” Thursday evening was closed with the fastest drag racers’ award ceremony. However, rain has made some corrections, there were no final drag race and awards were given for fastest qualification racers. For the finals the track was unsafe and fast decisions were made.

46 participants of “ULTIM8 Drag by Startline“ competed in longer ¼ mile distance. First place in “Unlim“ class winner is Irmantas Burinskas who during the qualification drove his “Audi RS7“ in 10,352 seconds and at the finish line was 218 km/h fast. Second was Radomir Sverčkov (“Lamborghini Huracan“) and third -...

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Drift through the rain

2020-07-16

Drift through the rain

On Thursday evening trainings have started for “Gera dovana drift“ participants. After all day of sunny and dry weather the start of the trainings was marked by rain. Now not the fastest but the most skilful driver will be the leader. Qualification and finals will be held tomorrow – Friday evening. There are 36 participants from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Thus, the top drivers from Baltic States are guaranteed to be here and give spectators unforgettable moments.

Among participants there are a few known names in drifting world. As well as skills, the cars are spectacular too. On July 17 fr...

On Thursday evening trainings have started for “Gera dovana drift“ participants. After all day of sunny and dry weather the start of the trainings was marked by rain. Now not the fastest but the most skilful driver will be the leader. Qualification and finals will be held tomorrow – Friday evening. There are 36 participants from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Thus, the top drivers from Baltic States are guaranteed to be here and give spectators unforgettable moments.

Among participants there are a few known names in drifting world. As well as skills, the cars are spectacular too. On July 17 fr...

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