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Students break soapbox record

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A group of students participating in a soapbox race have broken the record for the fastest speed of a gravity powered soapbox as part of this weekend's Red Bull Soapbox Race at Stormont.

The students, from Queen's University Belfast Engineering Department raced down the hill at Stormont where their speed of 45 mph was recorded by a member of the PSNI traffic division.

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