Hampdenfest Toilet Races 2013 Pkg
BALTIMORE - People ditched the porta pottys and brought their own toilets to Hampdenfest on Saturday.
The toilet-toting festival goers did not use the johns to "relieve" themselves -- but to race.
"This is my rookie year," said Matt Fouse.
Fouse is an artist who lives in Charles Village. Most people know him as The Baltimore Rat Czar .
The Baltimore Rat Czar is responsible for the stickers seen around Baltimore depicting a rat with the letters B-A-L-T on it. The bottom of the sticker reads "Charm City".
Fouse was asked by a friend to join the race this year. It was an offer he could not refuse because of the "absolute craziness and absurdity of it."
PHOTOS | 2013 Hampdenfest toilet races
He used old car parts and items people donated to build his racer.
The last piece to add on was the brakes.
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