Born in 1974, Antanas Juknevicius started his professional rallying career in 1999. During his years of racing, Antanas became one of the leading cross-country rally figures in Lithuania. He became the fastest Baltic driver to ever compete in the Dakar rally in auto category, finishing in the TOP-15 in 2018. He is the only Lithuanian to participate in all of the FIA Cross Country Rally Cup events. Antanas finished 6th overall and 1st in his class in the toughest event on the world cup calendar – Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Awarded for "Promoting Lithuania in international competitions" 4 times by The Lithuanian Automobile Sport Federation (LASF). Antanas has also been awarded as the official driver of the year two times in a row by the Lithuanian motorsports ambassadors and fans.