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The First “Aurum 1006 km race“ Rehearsal

2020-07-16

The First “Aurum 1006 km race“ Rehearsal

On Thursday afternoon all 28 teams started their trainings for the main “Aurum 1006 km race“. “Antėja.lt Racing Team“ has stated that they have been waiting for this moment. All teams will look deep in each strength and weakness and will try to strategical plan The first training session was held in perfect conditions: sunny, dry and warm.

In the first group the fastest were “Tarzanija Racing“ with Karolis Blėdis, driving one lap in 1 min. 18,573 sec. Second was “RD Signs-Polyplast Racing Team“Aurimas Eidžiūnas su BMW Z4 (1 min. 19,639 sec.) and third “Dock by 222“ Igoris Sidunovas 1 min. 22,1...

On Thursday afternoon all 28 teams started their trainings for the main “Aurum 1006 km race“. “Antėja.lt Racing Team“ has stated that they have been waiting for this moment. All teams will look deep in each strength and weakness and will try to strategical plan The first training session was held in perfect conditions: sunny, dry and warm.

In the first group the fastest were “Tarzanija Racing“ with Karolis Blėdis, driving one lap in 1 min. 18,573 sec. Second was “RD Signs-Polyplast Racing Team“Aurimas Eidžiūnas su BMW Z4 (1 min. 19,639 sec.) and third “Dock by 222“ Igoris Sidunovas 1 min. 22,1...

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Spectators’ race

2020-07-16

Spectators’ race

One of the main “Aurum 1006 km race“ pros is that everyone will find some activity to do even if you are not a fan of the main race. However, who doesn’t want know what if feels like to be a professional driver?

The best place to know that – “Aurum 1006km race” where anyone can participate in slalom race. For 3 days, from the July 16 th – up until 18 th spectators can participate in the slalom. There are no restrictions for types of cars and how many times the track can be driven. There are going to be 3 main categories: front wheel drive (FWD), rear wheel drive (RWD) and all- wheel-drive (AWD...

One of the main “Aurum 1006 km race“ pros is that everyone will find some activity to do even if you are not a fan of the main race. However, who doesn’t want know what if feels like to be a professional driver?

The best place to know that – “Aurum 1006km race” where anyone can participate in slalom race. For 3 days, from the July 16 th – up until 18 th spectators can participate in the slalom. There are no restrictions for types of cars and how many times the track can be driven. There are going to be 3 main categories: front wheel drive (FWD), rear wheel drive (RWD) and all- wheel-drive (AWD...

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Palanga is filled with the rhythm of "Aurum 1006 km race"

2020-07-16

Palanga is filled with the rhythm of "Aurum 1006 km race"

The Aurum 1006 km race flag was raised in Palanga on Wednesday afternoon, and all teams participating in the 21st marathon were presented.

And today, the 28 teams participating in the race lined up on the race track and started a parade on the resort streets.

Promo Events, which has been organizing the race without interruptions since 2000, tried to compensate for the annual parade opening ceremony in Vytauto Street, which attracted thousands of spectators and ended with a short but very exciting drag race.

The Aurum 1006 km race flag was raised in Palanga on Wednesday afternoon, and all teams participating in the 21st marathon were presented.

And today, the 28 teams participating in the race lined up on the race track and started a parade on the resort streets.

Promo Events, which has been organizing the race without interruptions since 2000, tried to compensate for the annual parade opening ceremony in Vytauto Street, which attracted thousands of spectators and ended with a short but very exciting drag race.

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The start of “Aurum 1006 km race“

2020-07-15

The start of “Aurum 1006 km race“

The biggest car racing event in the Baltic States “Aurum 1006km race” have started in Palanga. As usual, first administrative and scrutineering check teams have started their work. It was stated that after checks, 28 teams are allowed to compete on Saturday. The chief of scrutineering check, Raul Koov from Estonia, was demanding but all registered teams have prepared well and were allowed to participate in the main race.

Jokingly it was mentioned that “Aurum 1006km race” long time ago surpassed world-known “Formula1” where only up to 10 teams are participating. Unfortunately, one of the favour...

The biggest car racing event in the Baltic States “Aurum 1006km race” have started in Palanga. As usual, first administrative and scrutineering check teams have started their work. It was stated that after checks, 28 teams are allowed to compete on Saturday. The chief of scrutineering check, Raul Koov from Estonia, was demanding but all registered teams have prepared well and were allowed to participate in the main race.

Jokingly it was mentioned that “Aurum 1006km race” long time ago surpassed world-known “Formula1” where only up to 10 teams are participating. Unfortunately, one of the favour...

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Live stream from Aurum 1006 km race

2020-07-13

Live stream from Aurum 1006 km race

Only a couple of days left until July 15-18, the largest international Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States. Not all fans of the race will be able to come to Palanga. Many more speed fans will be watching the race through various TV channels, the Internet or listening radio broadcasts.

18 of July TV6 will start the live streaming before the start of the race at 11 am. The live broadcast is scheduled until the end of the race and should finish just after the prize-giving ceremony for the winners of the overall class around 9.30 pm.

This year to avoid massive gatherings instead of traditiona...

Only a couple of days left until July 15-18, the largest international Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States. Not all fans of the race will be able to come to Palanga. Many more speed fans will be watching the race through various TV channels, the Internet or listening radio broadcasts.

18 of July TV6 will start the live streaming before the start of the race at 11 am. The live broadcast is scheduled until the end of the race and should finish just after the prize-giving ceremony for the winners of the overall class around 9.30 pm.

This year to avoid massive gatherings instead of traditiona...

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The lucky Superfan will give a start of the Aurum 1006 km race

2020-07-10

The lucky Superfan will give a start of the Aurum 1006 km race

Chance to get a unique opportunity - to give a start at the beginning of the Aurum 1006 km race! True SuperFan is deserved to be in the Safety Car when all the participants are getting ready to start the race. One of the superfans with the track marshals will drive in the safety car for the warmup and formation lap before the start! The rules of the contest are very simple - just buy a SuperFan ticket and you are automatically in competition. All SuperFan tickets will be put in the pot and the one and only lucky winner pulled out live - on Friday (July 17) at 12 AM.

SuperFan tickets: https://l...

Chance to get a unique opportunity - to give a start at the beginning of the Aurum 1006 km race! True SuperFan is deserved to be in the Safety Car when all the participants are getting ready to start the race. One of the superfans with the track marshals will drive in the safety car for the warmup and formation lap before the start! The rules of the contest are very simple - just buy a SuperFan ticket and you are automatically in competition. All SuperFan tickets will be put in the pot and the one and only lucky winner pulled out live - on Friday (July 17) at 12 AM.

SuperFan tickets: https://l...

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Way to the Aurum 1006 km race - via Nürburgring

2020-07-09

Way to the Aurum 1006 km race - via Nürburgring

This year on the track of Aurum 1006 km race we will see even more Porsche cars. GT3 class „Porsche GT3-R“ will be driven by the team "Balpol / Nebankrutuok.lt byExit" drivers, well-known in Lithuania and abroad, Justas Jonušis , David Jocius and Nemunas Dagilis; Edvinas Arkušauskas is going to manage the team.

The Lithuanian team are going to come to Palanga from Nürburgring, Germany, where they started their preparation with the specialists from the famous Speed Monkeys GMBH team.

"On this track, Nemunas have been preparing the car for "Porsche Sport Cup", where we had to participate togethe...

This year on the track of Aurum 1006 km race we will see even more Porsche cars. GT3 class „Porsche GT3-R“ will be driven by the team "Balpol / Nebankrutuok.lt byExit" drivers, well-known in Lithuania and abroad, Justas Jonušis , David Jocius and Nemunas Dagilis; Edvinas Arkušauskas is going to manage the team.

The Lithuanian team are going to come to Palanga from Nürburgring, Germany, where they started their preparation with the specialists from the famous Speed Monkeys GMBH team.

"On this track, Nemunas have been preparing the car for "Porsche Sport Cup", where we had to participate togethe...

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Arūnas Strumskis: "To have success, you have to defeat yourself"

2020-07-08

Arūnas Strumskis: "To have success, you have to defeat yourself"

The team "Vytautas Gazuotas" going to participate in the largest Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States, which will take place in Palanga on 15-18 of July.

Drivers Arūnas Strumskis, Mindaugas Platūkis and Linas Skardžiukas will be conducted by the team manager Gintautas Firantas, who is well known to the motorsport enthusiasts. This year the team will be driving „Porsche GT3 Cup“ car.

The last five races were won by the teams that drove Porsche cars, and in the twenty years of the "1006 km race" history, Porsche brand cars won thirteen times.

"In order to enjoy the victory in the Aurum 1006 k...

The team "Vytautas Gazuotas" going to participate in the largest Aurum 1006 km race in the Baltic States, which will take place in Palanga on 15-18 of July.

Drivers Arūnas Strumskis, Mindaugas Platūkis and Linas Skardžiukas will be conducted by the team manager Gintautas Firantas, who is well known to the motorsport enthusiasts. This year the team will be driving „Porsche GT3 Cup“ car.

The last five races were won by the teams that drove Porsche cars, and in the twenty years of the "1006 km race" history, Porsche brand cars won thirteen times.

"In order to enjoy the victory in the Aurum 1006 k...

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Human power is not enough to prepare racing and why you need to know the meaning of the flags?

2020-07-02

Human power is not enough to prepare racing and why you need to know the meaning of the flags?

The fans of the racing notice not just cars in the racing's parc, but all technique around the track which are always ready to serve when accident appears in the Aurum 1006 km race.

"We are using a lot of heavy equipment to prepare and run the racing. These include powerful trucks that bring the stages, VIP and other pavilions, and a variety of construction cranes which is necesary to build all infrastructure around the track" says Darius Jonušis Director of Promo Events

The main organizer is very thankful for the partners of the racing, some of them already helping more than two decades, thes...

The fans of the racing notice not just cars in the racing's parc, but all technique around the track which are always ready to serve when accident appears in the Aurum 1006 km race.

"We are using a lot of heavy equipment to prepare and run the racing. These include powerful trucks that bring the stages, VIP and other pavilions, and a variety of construction cranes which is necesary to build all infrastructure around the track" says Darius Jonušis Director of Promo Events

The main organizer is very thankful for the partners of the racing, some of them already helping more than two decades, thes...

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Humble to win even after 14 years of racing

2020-06-30

Humble to win even after 14 years of racing

For the third year in a row, Porsche Club by LG OLED team composition is the same, drivers Aurelijus Rusteikas, Arūnas Tumas, Marius Bartkas, and Mantas Janavičius will drive the same car "Porsche 911".

A. Rusteika is the most titled in the team. He won the 1000 km race fourteen years ago, in 2006, when he was driving Porsche 996 GT3 together with Giedrius Tomas Jarmalavičius, Arūnas Bartusevičius and Jonas Gelžinis. A. Rusteika made his debut in motorsport almost two decades ago in Palanga.

"We are businessmen who dedicate their free time to a great hobby - motorsport" says A. Rusteika. "Th...

For the third year in a row, Porsche Club by LG OLED team composition is the same, drivers Aurelijus Rusteikas, Arūnas Tumas, Marius Bartkas, and Mantas Janavičius will drive the same car "Porsche 911".

A. Rusteika is the most titled in the team. He won the 1000 km race fourteen years ago, in 2006, when he was driving Porsche 996 GT3 together with Giedrius Tomas Jarmalavičius, Arūnas Bartusevičius and Jonas Gelžinis. A. Rusteika made his debut in motorsport almost two decades ago in Palanga.

"We are businessmen who dedicate their free time to a great hobby - motorsport" says A. Rusteika. "Th...

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