Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane. Track action filmed at the Ascot and Saugus Raceways near Los Angeles, local color shot in Charlotte, North Carolina. Written by
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The "Fireball 500" is a heavily customized 1966 Plymouth Barracuda, with a relatively-bland 273 V-8 engine. See more
At the end of the Daytona race both drivers swerve around crashed 50s cars. But the main race shots were filmed in the mid 60s with no older cars in any footage. Then Fabians car which was a mid 60s blue and white Plymouth becomes an early 60s car in monotone blue as he crashes over the guardrail. See more
Bend is just up ahead. That's where we might get the treatment.
Well if we do, remember there's no chickens in this coupe.
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A Chance Like That
by Guy Hemric
and Jerry Styner
Sung by Frankie Avalon
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