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Drag racing American muscle cars in Russia

A mechanic adjusts a windshield wiper during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A mechanic adjusts a windshield wiper during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A mechanic adjusts a windshield wiper during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant's Chevrolet Bel Air fails to start during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant's Chevrolet Bel Air fails to start during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant's Chevrolet Bel Air fails to start during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A woman looks on as she sits on a motorcycle next to the U.S. national flag during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman looks on as she sits on a motorcycle next to the U.S. national flag during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A woman looks on as she sits on a motorcycle next to the U.S. national flag during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A helmet is seen inside a car before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A helmet is seen inside a car before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A helmet is seen inside a car before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Participants compete in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant looks on during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A staff member waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A staff member waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A staff member waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars, in Bykovo, outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A staff waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A staff waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A staff waters the wheels of a participant's car during the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

A participant competes in the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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Cars are seen at a parking before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Cars are seen at a parking before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Cars are seen at a parking before the Russian Weekend Drags races of U.S. retro and muscle cars in Bykovo outside Moscow, Russia May 16, 2021. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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