“Samsonas Rally Utena 2023”, which will take place from September 30th to October 1st, is not only the final chord of the Lithuanian Rally and Rally-Sprint Championship, but also the last stage of the Latvian Rally Championship, so here, in Utena, surrounded by endless rally history, the fate of future champions of Lithuania and Latvia will be determined.
This fall, the organizing team of “Samsonas Rally Utena 2023” will offer participants 14 amazing special stages in the districts of Utena, Anykščiai and Molėtai, many of which were ridden only a decade ago or even earlier. Due to the special landscape of this region, the roads are characterized by their technical nature and an abundance of natural jumps, which leaves no one indifferent when watching this spectacle of extremely fast cars.In addition, the first day of the rally and Saturday evening will be crowned with a special night drive through the streets of Utena, where spectators will be able to see the play of night lights, red-hot brake discs and flames from the exhaust pipes. The guests of the event who have come to Utena and the residents of Utena themselves will be pleased not only with an attractive service park, but also with an entertainment area where every spectator will find something interesting. The competition “Samsonas Rally Utena 2023”, which had the most participants last year, will fight for this title again this year, and a group of foreign guests will help, so the competition in “Samsonas Rally Utena 2023” will be maximum.
Starting from Friday, the teams arriving to the “Samsonas Rally Utena 2023” will complete all technical and administrative formalities, and the crews will perform an extremely important task at the rally – they will write their pacenotes. From Saturday morning, crews will test their cars in Shakedown, and the actual competition will begin in the afternoon and end with a special stage at night. First day will consist of about 40 kilometers of special stages. Sunday – the second day of the rally will be active from early morning until the evening, as the crews will have another 80 kilometers of racing distance to cover, so the overall length will reach about 120 kilometers on both days.