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DIY soapbox race

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle without an engine during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Amman, Jordan September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle without an engine during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Amman, Jordan September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle without an engine during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Amman, Jordan September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle.  REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor crashes while driving his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Competitors run to complete the race after crashing their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors run to complete the race after crashing their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors run to complete the race after crashing their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Competitors crash while driving their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors crash while driving their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors crash while driving their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor gets ready to drive his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor gets ready to drive his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor gets ready to drive his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Competitors wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Competitors dressed as police officers wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors dressed as police officers wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Competitors dressed as police officers wait next to their homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A competitor drives his homemade vehicle. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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People attend the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

People attend the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

People attend the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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A homemade vehicle is seen before the start of the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A homemade vehicle is seen before the start of the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

A homemade vehicle is seen before the start of the Red Bull Soapbox Race. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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