Gravel roads of Rokiškis and Zarasai regions will become special stages for participants of „Samsonas Rally Rokiškis“. Fastest Lithuanian and Latvian teams are going to compete here as it will be common round both Lithuania and Latvia rally championship. Guests from other countries also join entry list as every year. One of most promising young sportsmen from Finland Sami Pajari informed organizers about plans to participate as well.
Although due to COVID-19 pandemic record number of countries participating in „Samsonas Rally Rokiškis“ probably won`t be reached, spectators will have an opportunity to see more than Lithuanian and Latvian sportsmen July 31 – August 1 in Rokiškis and Zarasai.
„Eurolamp WRT“ team with WRC car „Mini“ have already announced their participation. Plans of competing in event were confirmed by one more foreign team.
One of fastest young rally talents from Finland will come to Lithuania. Fastest young driver in 2018, R2 class champion in 2019, “Junior WRC” participant this year Sami Pajari will also join entry list.
It will be the second time for driver in “Samsonas Rally Rokiškis”. He competed in 2018 here. Rally talent from Finland had same plans last year. However, they were changed by accident and injuries experienced during the race.
This year Sami Pajari comes to Lithuania even more experienced and ready to check his abilities to compete with Baltic participants.
„We will start with „Ford Fiesta R2T” manufactured in 2019. Same car we drive in “Junior WRC”. This season we competed in 3 rounds of national championship and WRC round in Sweden. So “Samsonas Rally Rokiškis“ will be good opportunity for us to remember how to race after long pause caused by quarantine. Our main goal – good emotions and successful performance as preparation for WRC event in Estonia this year“ – said Sami Pajari.
‚Samsonas Rally Rokiškis“ will be event of Lithuanian and Latvian rally championship. „Baltic Rally Trophy“ will also be held here. Participant will deal with 16 special stages and distance of almost 140 km. during two days of rally.
More information about “Samsonas Rally Rokiškis“ available on organizer`s website www.samsonasrally.com