According to director Jack Hill
, it wasn't until they were actually shooting that he learned that Sid Haig
, who plays Hawk, the racing champion, didn't know how to drive a car. See more
Hey, boy, you gonna race with us?
I don't know if I got the guts.
what you mean is, you don't think you're dingy enough. S'everybody knows you got to be dingy to run figure eight; specially Mr Willard here. That right, Grant?
Bob, bring the Hawk a beer.
Hey, yeah! Now listen here, boy. You know why I'm the winner? Cos I'm the dingy-est there is. So when they see me coming through that intersection, they just naturally back off, cos they know I ain't gonna stop for nobody. So when you ...