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Getting low to gain speed

June 13, 2010 | 5:57 p.m. CDT
To pick up speed, racers crouch down into their cars. Here, Levi Slate, 13, and James Duncan, 14, race in their super stock derby cars as they sail down Broadway during the Mid Missouri Soap Box Derby Race on Sunday. Overall heat winners are determined by the best of two races, alternating lanes to ensure fairness. Duncan won the overall heat by .374 seconds.

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