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Photo of Racing Supporters covering themselves with a large banner in the club's colours was taken at Estadio de Huracan on February 21,2009 during the local clasico with Independiente. Independiente won the match 2-0.

Racing Club, also known simply as Racing, is an Argentine professional football club from Avellaneda, a suburb of Gran Buenos Aires. Founded in 1903, Racing are historically one of the "big five" clubs of Argentine football. Currently the club is competing in the Primera División Argentina.

Home games are played at the Estadio Juan Domingo Perón, best known as El Cilindro de Avellaneda, it has a capacity of 64,161. Just a few yards away is the home of Racing's most fierce rivals Independiente; the two clubs compete together in the Clásico de Avellaneda derby.

Racing have won Primera División Argentina sixteen times first in 1911 and most recently during 2001 Apertura. On the international stage the club won in 1967 the Libertadores Cup and the Intercontinental Cup later in 1988 won the Sudamerican Supercup and the Interamerican Supercup.

Home games are played at the Estadio Juan Domingo Perón, best known as El Cilindro de Avellaneda, it has a capacity of 64,161. Just a few yards away is the home of Racing's most fierce rivals Independiente; the two clubs compete together in the Clásico de Avellaneda derby.

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