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Silly Soapbox Race in Moscow

Hundreds of fans gathered in Moscow to watch and cheer for 56 teams racing downhill in handmade coffins, stoves and panda bears.The teams were judged on three criteria: speed, creativity and showmanship. As the teams were getting ready for the race, they were all enthusiastic and willing to win.The competition was strong, as the winner will get a chance to see the real F1 races. And the ones who didn't win the soapbox races, got their part of fame and glory.Team leader Artyom created the Elvis soapbox."This will be Elvis Presley's coffin We should not forget Elvis Presley, he is the king of rock-n-roll, and he is going to resurrect during the race, it will be great. And naturally because of Elvis it (coffin) is pink, what color could it be?The fast and fearless teams were doing their best to surprise thousands of spectators gathered on Moscow's Krylatskiye Hills. They danced, they threw cakes at each other and even performed vampire scenes.Maria soapbox on-looker said, "It's fun and its's good weather, interesting people, interesting constructions. And we're here to have a good time and to walk with the kids."Red Bull sponsored this event and produced more than 40 Soapbox Races around the world - from Australia to South Africa, Helsinki to St. Louis, and Jamaica to Italy.The first Red Bull Soapbox Race was held in Brussels in 2000.For more news and videos visit ➡‬Follow us on Twitter ➡‬Add us on Facebook ➡

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