In total, the racers will have to cover a little over 500 kilometers, and one of the most important procedures will be waiting after the finish: you will have to go to the finish podium of the Dakar Rally.
Paradoxically, without this race, even the pilots who have shown the best results of the rally do not receive Dakar finish medals, awards, and, in fact, situations where it is possible to guess just by the hair.
In the final stage, Vaidotas Žala and Paulo Fiuza did not give up to the wolves of the Dakar Rally and the pace was equal to the fastest pilots.
The Teltonika Racing duo covered 163 km in 1 hour. 38:44 min. and took 5th place in the final round.
That result allowed the crew to save 11th place. V. Žala, who participated in the seventh Dakar Rally, achieved the best personal result.
Prior to that, his highest position was 12th in 2019.
Arūnas Gelažninkas finished preliminary in the general classification of 46 motorcyclists! For the second year in a row, the title of lone motorcyclist was retained.
Laura goes to Rokas Baciuškas and Oriol Mena for a fantastic performance in this year’s Dakar Rally. The crew made their debut in the rally, but their dreams were not hidden and their dreams came true: they beat the competitor by 5 minutes on the last day. In 50 seconds, the racers won third place in the Dakar Rally motobag.
Dakar 2022: The Fourteenth Day
Another Dakar Rally debutants from Lithuania reached the finish line: Vaidotas Paškevičius, Slavomiras Volkovas and Tomas Gužauskas. They finished the day tentatively in 24th place.
Tomas Jančys and Irmantas Bražiūnas also finished. The crew finished the day in 23rd place. https://www.facebook.com/MediafonTeam/posts/132349762589467
G. Petraus and Š. Paliokas crew: they are tentatively 39th here. https://www.facebook.com/PetrusRacingTeam/posts/406781724576152
Tomas Jančys and Irmantas Bražiūnas are sure to copy towards the finish of the team. At the third point on the road section of the speed section, they are in 26th place tentatively.
Antanas Juknevičius and Didzis Zarinis also reached the finish line: preliminary, the crew is in 39th place. It seems that while driving in the last speed section, the Lithuanian extended his helping hand to a colleague and dragged Vladimir Vasilyev and Oleg Uperenko, colleagues from the VRT Team, whose BMWs broke down on the track to the finish.
Rokas Baciuška, who won the third place and his first podium in the Dakar Rally, does not hide his joy. https://www.facebook.com/rbaciuska/posts/5013937815312643
G. Petrus and Š. Paliokas is successfully moving towards the finish. The crew is in 40th place at the second point of the speed section.
Stage XII lineup: 1. Henk Lategan 1h 35’19 ” 2. Stephane Peterhansel +49 sec. 3. Brian Baragwanath +1: 51 min. 4. Sebastien Loeb +2: 20 min. 5. Damaged Damage +3: 25 min.
R. Baciuška reached the finish line. It seems that the Lithuanian “cut off” the necessary minutes, won against a competitor and won a prize in the buggy standings. before the stage, the two crews were given 4:47 minutes, but in the last stage R. Baciuška eliminated the deficit and managed to gain a minute advantage.
A. Juknevičius and D. Zarinis reached the third point of the speed section. The crew here is tentatively 37th.
At the third point of the speed section, R. Baciuška presses and again records the 1st result tentatively.
Gintas Petrus and Šarūnas Paliokas reached the first point of the speed section: here the crew is in 40th place.
In the final stage, Vaidotas Žala and Paulo Fiuza did not give up to the wolves of the Dakar Rally and the pace was equal to the fastest pilots. The Teltonika Racing duo covered 163 km in 1 hour. 38:44 min. and took 5th place in the final round. That result allowed the crew to save 11th place. V. Žala, who participated in the seventh Dakar Rally, achieved the best personal result. Prior to that, his highest position was 12th in 2019.
Vaidotas Žala and Paulo Fiuza finished: the crew was tentatively 5th, which means that matador Carlos Sainz failed to catch up with the team and reduce the distance. V. Damage won the 11th place in the preliminary general classification of the Dakar Rally. https://www.facebook.com/TeltonikaRacing/posts/1793557744166487
The crew of the Lithuanian truck landed in the speed section. The trio starts from position 21.
The first Lithuanian classic car crew also reached the finish line: Valdas Valiukevičius and Paulius Kavaliauskas. https://www.facebook.com/valdas.valiukevicius/posts/5414485875234809
A. Juknevičius has reached the second point of the speed section: here he is in the 38th place tentatively.
Rokas Baciuška demonstrates pace: he is the first in the second reading point of the speed section!
Vaidotas Damage reached the last point of the speed section. Here he is tentatively in 5th place, with only 40 km left to finish.
Tomas Jančys and Irmantas Bražiūnas also went to the speed section. The crew started from 24th position.
Gintas Petrus and Šarūnas Paliokas went to the speed section. The crew started from 44th place.
Rokas Baciuška and Oriol Mena are also pushing the accelerator: at the first point of the speed section, the crew is in 2nd place tentatively.
A. Juknevičius’ crew reached the first of the three points of the speed section: he is 36th here preliminarily.
V. The damage is surprising at a pace: in the second point of the speed section, he is in 4th place tentatively.
V. Damage pressures: in the first stage of the speed, his crew is tentatively in 8th place. The team started from the 23rd position.
Antanas Juknevičius and Didzis Zarinis are also in the last stage of the Dakar Rally.
Rokas Baciuška also went to the speed section. He, along with co-pilot Oriol Mena, will try to reclaim for a few minutes and climb one position higher.
The crew of V. Žala and P. Fiuza also went to the speed section. The team will fight for survival in 11th place.
Arūnas Gelažninkas finished preliminary in the general classification of 46 motorcyclists! For the second year in a row, the title of lone motorcyclist has been preserved! https://www.facebook.com/arunas.gelazninkas/posts/477188207098450
Rokas Baciuška is also ready to start in the last finish of his first Dakar Rally. https://www.facebook.com/rbaciuska/posts/5013300662043025
Arūnas Gelažninkas reaches the finish by hand: at the last credit point he is 45th tentatively. There are 40 kilometers left until the finish.
The first motorcyclists are already at the finish line: Sam Sunderland won the 44th toughest motorcycle race in the world. https://twitter.com/dakar/status/1481885835503054851?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
Arūnas Gelažninkas halfway through the speed of the day and reached the middle of it. Here the motorcyclist is in 50th place tentatively.
Arūnas Gelažninkas reached the first point of the speed section. Here’s a motorcyclist 45 preliminary.
The Kreda crew is also ready for the Dakar Speedway. https://www.facebook.com/AntanasJukneviciusDakar/videos/974001623518110/
Arūnas Gelažninkas was the first Lithuanian to start the last stage of the Dakar Rally. The motorcyclist started from 42nd position.
The Petrus Kombucha team, which withstood the entire Dakar, is also preparing to start the speed section. https://www.facebook.com/PetrusRacingTeam/posts/406633044591020&show_text=true&width=500
Dakar bivouac packs things up and prepares to end the celebration. Arūnas Gelažninkas, although waiting for a difficult day, is not in a good mood and invites you to see him at the finish.
Arūnas Gelažninkas, who is currently leading the Original by Motul standings, is the first to take part in the last stage of the Dakar Rally, which consists of single motorcyclists riding without any technical assistance. https://www.facebook.com/arunas.gelazninkas/posts/477010987116172&show_text=true&width=500