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    Tom "Pikachu" Thompson gets on one knee and presents a ring to his soon-to-be-wife, Shiann Thurlow, dressed as Pikachu from Pokemon, during Car Wars at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway.

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    Mark "The Shark" Cardullo, center, performs a wedding ceremony for Thompson and Thurlow on the track at the speedway.

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    Thompson competes in the yellow Pikachu car during Friday night races.

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    The crowd watches as Thompson and Thurlow were married. Thurlow dressed as Pikachu from Pokeman, which is the name on Thompson's race car.

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    Tom "Pikachu" Thompson climbs out of his car on the track during Car Wars at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway before surprising the crowd with a wedding ceremony.

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    Thurlow, dressed as Pikachu, enters Beech Ridge Motor Speedway on a golf cart with her sister Shannon Thurlow.

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    Thurlow's costume was complete with fur and heels.

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