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Autorickshaws at the flag off ceremony of adventurous "Rickshaw Run" in Kochi. The run started from Kochi and will end at Jaisalmer.

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Autorickshaws at the flag off ceremony of adventurous "Rickshaw Run" in Kochi. The run started from Kochi and will end at Jaisalmer.

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Autorickshaws at the flag off ceremony of adventurous "Rickshaw Run" in Kochi. The run started from Kochi and will end at Jaisalmer.

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Driver Orlando Terranova of Argentina and co-driver Andreas Schulz of Germany race their Mini during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally, between San Juan and Rio Cuarto, Argentina.

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Peugeot's driver Sebastien Loeb, of France, and co-driver Daniel Elena, of Monaco, race during stage 8 of the Dakar Rally between Uyuni, Bolivia and Salta, Argentina.

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Peugeot's driver Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena, both of France, compete during stage 8 of the Dakar Rally between Uyuni, Bolivia and Salta, Argentina.

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Gustavo Gallego, of Argentina, rides his Yamaha quad during the 7th stage of the Dakar Rally between Oruro and Uyuni, Bolivia.

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Joaquim Rodrigues of Portugal rides his Hero Speedbrain motorbike during the 8th stage of the Dakar Rally 2017, between Uyuni, Bolivia and Salta, Argentina.

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Juan Pedrero Garcia, of Spain, races his Sherco Tvs motorbike during the 7th stage of the Dakar Rally between Oruro and Uyuni, Bolivia. The race started in Paraguay and passes through Argentina as well.

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Traditional boat racing competition on the occasion of 420th Death Anniversary of Madhavdev, a saint scholar of Assam at Samaria in Kamrup district of Assam.

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This Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, photo, cars form a line near the race track at the Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah. Speed-starved racers are finally back at Utah's world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats to hit speeds of 400 mph or more as they compete in Speed Week for the first time since 2013 after wet weather and rough salt cancelled the races for the last two years.

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Drivers go through a curve on the course during the Moto3 race on the Sachsenring in Hohenstein-Ernstthal, Germany.

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Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany, left, and Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico spray champagne after the Formula One Grand Prix of Europe at the Baku circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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A Trata truck driven by Martin Kolomy and co-pilots David Kilian and Rene Kilian of Kazakhstan, races during the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally the cities by outside Uyuni, Bolivia.

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Helder Rodrigues of Portugal rides his Yamaha motorcycle during third stage of the the Dakar Rally between Termas de Rio Hondo and Jujuy, Argentina.

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Former Formula One driver and team owner Guy Ligier dies at the age of 85.

Barrett Martineau of Canada jumps on the skeleton during the men's race at the Skeleton World Cup in Altenberg, eastern Germany.

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Carl Edwards celebrates in victory lane after winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, South Carolina.

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Particiapants during Kandassankadavu Boat Race in Thrissur district of Kerala.

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Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia reflects in a helmet of a track marshal during the free practice at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held.

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Brian Scott (33) goes under Carl Edwards (19) as they wreck in turn 2 during a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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Bobby Labonte (32) collides with David Gilliland (38) in a multi-car accident during a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands steps out of his car after its rear tires were locked during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China. Verstappen stopped on the main straight and retired from the race.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain holds his trophy and a bottle of champagne on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain waves while standing on his car at parc ferme after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China.

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Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson of Sweden steers his car followed by Force India driver Sergio Perez of Mexico during the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai, China

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Force India driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany steers his car through a gravel trap in the qualifying session for the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia

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Medical staff hold sheets around Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda as he is evacuated from the medical centre to the helicopter after crashing during the 2015 Formula One testing at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, Spain.

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Chris Fontaine (84), Timothy Peters (17), Cameron Hayley (13), Spencer Gallagher (23), John Wes Townley (05), and Johnny Sauter (98) crash during the NASCAR Truck series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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KTM rider Ruben Faria, from Portugal, races during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally 2015 between the cities of Iquique and Calama, Chile.

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Honda rider Joan Barreda of Spain races during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally 2015 between the cities of Copiapo and Antofagasta, Chile.

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A participant during the Kambala, a traditional buffalo race after the ban on the sport was lifted by the high court, in Mangalore.

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F1 legend Michael Schumacher, 45, comes out of a coma 25 weeks after the horrific skiing accident which left him paralysed. He’s been moved to a hospital in Lausanne, said to have opened his eyes, ‘nodded’.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt during a training session at the warm up track next to Hampden Park, during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Williams' Felipe Massa (Brazil) crashes in the first curve of the German Formula One Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany.

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Mercedes' Nico Rosberg (Germany) after winning the German F1 Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany. Williams' Valtteri Bottas (Finland) and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton (UK) finished second and third, respectively.

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Engineering students of K J Somaiya Engineer college during the launch of ORI 2014, a Formula racing car, in Mumbai. The car is specially designed to participate in the formula SAE competition to be held at Germany.

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Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone arrives for the second day of his trial at court in Munich, Germany. Ecclestone is charged with bribery and incitement to breach of trust "in an especially grave case" over a US dollar 44 million payment to a German banker, that prosecutors allege was meant to facilitate the sale of the Formula One Group to a buyer of Ecclestone's liking.

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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso of Spain at the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain holds his champion trophy during the prize presentation on the podium after the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai.

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Participants of "Rickshaw Run" before their annual race from Kochi to Shillong in Kochi.

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Formula One racing driver Narain Karthikeyan visits the MRF stall at the Auto Expo 2014 at Greater Noida.

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KTM rider Marc Coma, of Spain, rides his motorcycle down a dune during the twelfth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of El Salvador and La Serena, Chile.

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Yamaha rider Sergio Lafuente, of Uruguay, races across the dunes during the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally between the cities of Calama and Iquique, Chile.

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A particiapant at ‘Kalapootu’ (oxen race) competition at Keezhisseri in Malappuram.

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Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt of Jamaica runs with children during an athletic clinic at the national stadium in Tokyo, Japan.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany with the trophy after winning the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany waves to the crowd after winning the qualifying session at the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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Formula One drivers Vodafone's Jenson Button (R) and Force India's Adrian Sutil during the first practice session of 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship Indian Grand Prix at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in Greater Noida.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car into pit lane during the first practice session at the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain walks down pit lane to a autograph signing session ahead of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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Actress Neha Dhupia, left, kisses the cheek of McLaren Formula One driver Sergio Perez of Mexico as Aditi Rao Hydari stands beside him during a promotional event, in New Delhi. Perez is in the country for the third edition of the Indian Grand Prix which will be held on Oct. 27.

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Cars practice at night for the American Le Mans Series' Petit Le Mans auto race at Road Atlanta, in Braselton, Georgia.

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A bird-eye view of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix's Marina Bay City Circuit is seen at dusk from Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore. The race is slated for September 21-23.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron talks to RAF Pilot Andy Green about the British built Bloodhound Jet Car, that he will drive to try and break the World land speed record of 763 mph (1228 Km per hour), during an event outside 10 Downing Street in London.

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Force India driver Adrian Sutil of Germany, left, and Marussia driver Jules Bianchi of France enter turn one during the second practice session for Sunday's Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia.

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Four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser drives his dog team up the wind-swept Yukon River as he nears Kaltag.

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Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh, 101, center, originally from Beas Pind, in Jalandhar, India and now lives in London, runs in a 10-kilometer race, held as part of the annual Hong Kong Marathon, in Hong Kong. Singh will retire from public racing after competing in the marathon.

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Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh,101, originally from Beas Pind, India but now lives in London, poses in front of the giant seated Buddha statue in Hong Kong's outlying Lantau Island. Singh will participate in a 10-kilometer race at the Hong Kong Marathon on Sunday before retiring from public races.

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Timothy Peters (17) collides Ryan Truex (30) as Jeff Agnew (27) gets by during the NASCAR Truck Series auto race, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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A competitor takes part in the Kambala Buffalo race near Mangalore.

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Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher announces his retirement from Formula One at the end of the 2012 season during a press conference at the Suzuka Circuit venue for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan.

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A dog runs through the path lined by faithful as they wait for the the arrival of Pope Benedict XVI in Guanajuato, Mexico.

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Williams driver Pastor Maldonado of Venezuela drives into the pitlane with a shredded tire during the Indian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates on the podium after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Jammu and kashmir Chief Minister Omar during the Formula One Indian Grand Prix 2012 at the Buddh International circuit in Greater Noida.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates on the podium after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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Aditya Patel pose with trophy after finishing second in JK RAS at The Buddh International circuit in Greater Noida.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany sprays himself with champagne after winning the Indian Formula One Grand Prix, at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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A piece of debris from the car of Toro Rosso driver Jean-Eric Vergne of France flies in the air following a collision at the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany leads teammate Mark Webber into turn one at the start of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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HRT driver Narain Karthikeyan during Drivers Grid Parade at the Indian F1 Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

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Mercedes AMG Petronas driver Michael Schumacher (L) with Red Bull driver S Vettel during Drivers Grid Parade at the Indian F1 Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

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Force India driver Paul di Resta, front, of Britain and Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland steer their cars into their pit lane garages during the third practice session for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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Force India team principal and businessman Vijay Mallya waves as he walks down the F1 paddock after the third practice session for the Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi.

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F1 driver UNICEF Ambassador Fernando Alonso at an event to promote handwashing at a primary school in Tugapur village, Greater Noida.

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Members of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), wearing Formula One grid-girl dresses, pose with PETA's chicken mascot to encourage Formula One fans to go vegetarian in New Delhi. The second edition of the Indian Formula One Grand Prix is scheduled for Oct 26-28.

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Italy's Valentino Rossi falls off his Ducati during the MotoGP free practice session at the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia.

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Italy's MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi reacts as he talks with team members during free practice session for the MotoGP Grand Prix of Japan at Twin Ring Motegi circuit in Motegi, north of Tokyo.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany, center, celebrates on the podium after winning the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix, as third placed Sauber driver Kamui Kobayashi of Japan looks on, and second placed Ferrari driver Felipe Massa of Brazil receives his trophy, at the Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, Japan.

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A biker crashes during the Gulf Dirt Track National Bike racing Championship 2012 (3rd round of FMSCI Championship) organised by Sports Craft at Chami Polo Ground in Jodhpur.

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U.S. singer Katy Perry blocks her ears as she watches the cars race during the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit in Singapore.

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Participants at the SUPRA SAE INDIA 2012 Formula-1 car race competition at Buddh International Circuit (BlC) in Greater Noida.

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Participants row boats during a boat race at Ayroor village in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala.

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World Cup 2nd placed Honda rider Dani Pedrosa of Spain crashed during the MotoGP qualification at the Grand Prix of Czech Republic at the motorcycling circuit in Brno, Czech Republic.

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Participants at the 60th edition of Nehru Trophy boat race at Alappuzha.

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Snake boats at the 60th edition of Nehru Trophy boat race at Alappuzha.

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A teammate of Andre Greipel of Germany, rear, celebrates as Greipel, center, crosses the finish line ahead of Alessandro Petacchi of Italy, in pink and blue jersey, and Peter Sagan of Slovakia, far left, to win the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 214.5 kilometers with start in Abbeville and finish in Rouen, France.

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Grid girl hold placards before the start the Grand Prix of Monaco at the F1 race track of Monte Carlo, in Monaco.

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Denny Hamlin celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City.

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A member of the Extreme Sports Stars team showing his skills during a promotional "Xtreme Tour' in Bengaluru. The 'Xtreme Tour' will also travel to other cities in India like Noida, Kanpur, Gurgaon, Delhi and Chandigarh.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates on the podium flanked by Bahraini Crown Prince Sheik Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Formula One Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.

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College girls take part in an Annual Road Race organised by Jammu and Kashmir Youth Service and sports, on the Banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar.

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McLaren driver Jenson Button, left, of Britain has champagne sprayed into his face by second placed Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany after winning the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park in Melbourne, Australia.

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Italy's biker Claudio Pederzoli races his Yamaha during the 11th stage of the 2012 Argentina-Chile-Peru Dakar Rally between Arica, Chile and Arequipa, Peru.

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Argentina's biker Demian Guiral races his Honda as he competes in the eighth stage of the 2012 Argentina-Chile-Peru Dakar Rally at the Atacama desert between Copiapo and Antofagasta, Chile.

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Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia, right, pours champagne on teammate Sebastian Vettel of Germany, during the podium ceremony of the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Webber won the season-ending race after Vettel struggled with a gearbox problem.

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Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany celebrates after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

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Red Bull team during the third practice ahead of Sunday's Indian Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida.

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McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, right, and British actor Rowan Atkinson, left, speak at McLaren garage ahead of Sunday's Formula One Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in Noida.

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