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November 19, 2010

Muscle Cars of Iran

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Above, "A vintage Chevrolet Camaro gets a mullah's blessing at a recent rally in Isfahan, Iran."

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The picture up top led Jim Koscs's November 14, 2010 New York Times story about Iran's vibrant classic car culture, spearheaded by the Tehran Café Racers, "an affiliate of a Florida-based club."

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They burn off their quarter miles at the Azadi Stadium Race Track in Tehran.

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Who knows?

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Ping-pong worked in China, maybe this too is a road to something better.

The pictures above and more can be found in a slide show that accompanied the Times article.

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