Benediktas Vanagas

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Benediktas Vanagas (born 16 March 1977) is a Lithuanian rally driver. Vanagas is one of the few car racers in the Baltic states who has achieved strong results in rallying, cross country racing, and off-road competitions, though he most often competed as a rally driver. He is a member of the General Financing team.[1]

Achievements[edit]

  • 2009 - Silk Way Rally: 5th place in class, 8th overall.[2]
  • LADOGA TROPHY 2009: 2nd place in TR1 class, 3 Stages won.
  • LADOGA TROPHY 2010: 2nd place in TR1 class, 7 Stages won.
  • 2010 - Silk Way Rally: 2nd place in class, 7th overall, 1 Stage won.
  • 2012 Rally Sweden WRC: 4th place in N4 class.
  • 2012 - Lithuania rally championship: 3rd place in N4, II overall.
  • 2012 - 1000 kilometers race in Palanga: 2nd place in qualification.
  • 2013 - 1000 kilometers race in Palanga: 1st place overall.
  • 2015 - Italian Baja rally: 6th place in the 1st group.
  • 2015 - Dakar rally: 24th place overall (the best result in the Baltic countries was repeated and the best result ever in Lithuania).
  • 2016 - 1000 kilometers race in Palanga: 1st place overall.
  • 2017 - FIA Baltic Rally Trophy: 1st place overall.

Dakar results[edit]

Year Class Vehicle Position
2013 Car Latvia OSC [de] 65
2014 Car Latvia OSC [de] 35
2015 Car Japan Toyota 24
2016 Car Japan Toyota 26
2017 Car Japan Toyota DNF

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pafe Info
  2. ^ "Benediktas Vanagas « Benediktas Vanagas". Benediktasvanagas.lt. Retrieved 2015-06-20.

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