Racing Movies to Enjoy Over Spring Break

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 mentor Lonnie "Lucky Man" Johnson. The problem is, their corrupt team boss Phil Adamson is making plans that don't include them. Mayhem ensues as Lonnie and Billy clash with Adamson. Watch the trailer below, then head to YouTube to watch the entire movie.
 
Born To Race (2011)
Danny Krueger is sent to live with his estranged father after getting into trouble during an illegal street race that results in an accident. When he decides to race in the NHRA High School Drags, his dad, a former NASCAR racer, works with him so he can find a way to take the title away from a tough rival. Watch the trailer below then watch the full movie online here.
 

Drag Racer (1971)
A flashback to the drag racing days of the 1960's and 70's with racers Bill Schultz, John Lombardo, Norm Wilcox, and Larry Dixon making an appearance, Drag Racer was filmed on location on various West Coast racetracks. It follows the story of Mark Slade as he tries to make a name for himself in Top Fuel. Watch some scenes from the movie below, or watch the entire film over on YouTube.

For more racing movies, check out our post here.
Posted by Amber Ambrose at 10:07 PM