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Arūnas Gelažninkas is considered to be one of the fastest Lithuanian motorsport racers. He is also a Dakar participant who made his debut in 2019.
In the Dakar Rally held in Saudi Arabia in 2021, Lithuania has the first champion in its history - motorcyclist ArūnasGelažninkas won the crown of the "singles" event.
Preparation is usually the key to a good performance in Dakar.
Preparations for the Dakar Rally begin in September. Arūnas says that this is a period that requires discipline and a lot of concentration. In 2021 after getting in the best shape could possible; #ZigmasDakarteam started well rested and ready for the challenge ahead.
A. Gelažninkas demonstrated sufficient pace and stability during the entire Dakar, which allowed him to immediately break into the leaders of the "singles" standings.
"I think the spirit of Dakar is what makes this race special. Although you drive independently, you will never be alone," said A. Gelažninkas after the podium awards.
A historic victory was achieved not only for himself, but also for the community.
According to Arūnas – “Overall, I think it's a great fit for the reputation and attention of off-road racing in my country. It's a sport that doesn't usually get a lot of attention, but I was in the headlines because of my achievements."
Arūnas, after his historic victory and record, he will continue to train other professionals and amateurs who want to tame off-road and cross bikes.
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As supporters of Arūnas Gelažninkas team, Ecohouse Building systems congratulates and is proud of the victories achieved.