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The title rights, not the story rights, to this film were purchased so that the title could be used on The Fast and the Furious (2001), another film about racing.
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Producer Roger Corman doubled as one of the race drivers, and got so caught up in the race that he forgot he wasn't supposed to "win" it; he wound up beating star John Ireland across the finish line, resulting in another take being shot in which Ireland won the race.
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Shot in nine days.
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The first film released by the American Releasing Corporation which would later become American International Pictures.
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The race sequence uses stock footage of actual road races that were held in the Southern California area along with racing scenes filmed for the movie.
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After Frank and Connie watch the antiques race they then attend the Concours d'Elegance, in which the grand prize winner was a Rolls Royce convertible owned by a "Jack Milner" from Beverly Hills. This is a reference to the associate producer, Jack Milner.
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