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Racing Biopics

You know you made it big as a drag racer when Hollywood comes knocking on your door. It’s exciting to see racing greats get their own full feature film or documentary to inspire upcoming racers—and also to indulge a bit of nostalgia for experienced racers who grew up watching these legends. Check out our list of biopics (including one kid-friendly one by Disney!) perfect to watch with the whole family.  Heart Like A Wheel  It’s crazy to think that Shirley... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, January 23, 2020

Racing Movies to Enjoy Over Spring Break

Spring break is here, and whether you've got a week full of activities ahead or plan to just stay closer to home, movies are a great way to wind down and take a break with the family. So grab your popcorn and consider checking out some of these classic racing movies. At the very least, you'll hear some pretty groovy music.   Fast Company (1979)   This action-packed Canadian film tells the story of promising car racer Billy "The Kid" Brocker and his... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Monday, March 12, 2018

Racing Movies to Enjoy During Holiday Downtime

The holidays are a great time to spend with friends and family, but sometimes you just need to veg out on the couch, eat leftovers, and watch a good film (or two). For the winter doldrums and holiday post-ham stomach settling, we've rounded up some great racing movies that span decades (some serious, some funny, all entertaining).   Two-Lane Blacktop (1971) Though it wasn't a commercial success when it came out, this movie about two drag racers—James Taylor and... Read More
Posted by Amber Ambrose at Thursday, December 21, 2017