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
When she blows up at Pomona, she starts her pass in the left lane but the explosion takes place in the right lane. See more
What's a beautiful girl like you doing at a racetrack like this?
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
Adaptation and music by Pete Seeger
Performed by The Byrds See more