He was not the only one!
The Shadow was car #1
The J-bird got to race in the first heat
And his car came in first!
He didn't come in first every time. Sometimes his car came in second. Or third...
But he never cared. He was having too much fun.
In the end, he came in fifth overall (out of 19), and his car got "Best Wedge". He had a BLAST, and we were so pleased with what a great sport he was and with how he supported his friends.
Miss V had a good time too. She be-bopped around with all the younger siblings, ate snacks, cheered for Big Brother, and only got totally exhausted at the very end, when it was past her bedtime (at which time I whisked her out and took her home).