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Blue Car Strikes Back To Even The Series at 1-1 In Second ‘Car Race’ Of THON 2018

During the first-ever THON car race early Saturday morning, THON attendees willed the red car to victory over the blue car in the half-lap sprint around the BJC.

The two large flag banners bearing red and blue cars, respectively,  were passed over the heads of the crowd in a race to see which banner could make it to the checkered flag above section 114 first. After a heart-breaking loss this morning, the blue side got its revenge by winning the second race around 2:30 p.m.

The races take place during floor mopping, and the contests are quickly becoming the token event of interest for those in the BJC.

In a weekend that puts a lot of emphasis on perseverance and courage, the blue team’s comeback performance is one that will inspire many this weekend. While it’s unclear how many more races will take place, I know that I’ll be rooting for the underdogs.

Blue Car in six, folks.

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Mitch is a sophomore majoring in Broadcast Journalism. Despite growing up in Roanoke, VA (Redskins/Nationals country), he is an avid Dallas Cowboys and New York Mets fan. In addition to being an editor for Onward State, Mitch loves to watch sports, talk about sports on PSU CommRadio, and tries his hardest to avoid the agony that being a Mets fan brings. To contact Mitch, feel free to send him an e-mail at [email protected], and if you really don't value your social media accounts, follow him and his garbage opinions on Twitter @mitchystew.

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