Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream. Written by
She did something, women were forbidden to do and, become a World Champion.
Did You Know?
Sound clips from the movie was used on the song "Shirley" by L7 on their CD "HUNGRY FOR STINK" from 1994. See more
Late in the movie after Muldowney beats Kalitta for the championship, her crew pulls up in a 70's Yellow & White Chevy/GMC 1-ton pickup. In the next scene they are outside the truck and it is an orange Dodge 1-ton pickup. See more
UNBECOMING, MY ASS!
[after storming out, of the press room while the NHRA, revoked his racing license
Just Walking in the Rain
Written by Johnny Bragg
and Robert S. Riley
Performed by Johnnie Ray See more