ENEOS 1006 km race, taking place in Palanga in the middle of July, is the biggest race festival in Eastern Europe that already became a nice tradition. This fiesta of speed and excitement attracts a great deal of sportsmen from all over Europe: Great Britain, Holland, Belgium, Russia, Latvia, Estonia, Poland, Belarus and, of course, Lithuania.This event attracts the crowds of several hundred thousandsof spectators and the race broadcast is watched by the audience of almost a million.
ENEOS 1006 km race is unique because of its programme. The event starts on Thursday and lasts until Saturday evening.It all begins with the opening ceremony in Vytautas streetheld together with the “Blue Sheep Super Sprint” race, attracting thousands of spectators. Immediately after the opening ceremony, the action moves to the track on the junction Palanga - Kretinga – Klaipėda. This is a unique track in the Baltic countries, as the sportsmen are racing on normal public roads, which become to be racing tracks only for one week.
A special racing observation area for the spectators is installed under the roof. It is available until Saturday for observation of not only the 1006 km. race, but also the mini race ring, historical cars, Porsche Club, Drag and the running race of mechanics. The most famous Lithuanian and well-known foreign racers, a lot of entertainment and attractions, as well as the concerts of the most popular Lithuanian performers - all this in one place and only once per year, so it’s just too good to miss!
More information: www.racing.lt
Palanga tourism information center
Vytauto Str. 94, LT-00132 Palanga
Tel. +370 460 48811
I - V: 8:00 - 19:00
VI: 10:00 - 16:00
VII: 10:00 - 15:00
Without lunch break