The title character, a popular NASCAR driver, clashes with the fried-chicken mogul that sponsors his racing team.

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Aubrey James
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Doc Seegle
Frank O. Hill ...
Dad Seegle
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Girl with Lugs
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Arnold
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Jim Catty
Alfie Wise ...
Charlie
James C. Lewis ...
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Neil Bonnett ...
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Dale Earnhardt ...
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Harry P. Gant ...
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Stroker Ace, a champion NASCAR driver, is standing at the top of his career, but is getting fed up with having to do as he's told. In between rebelling against his sponsor (a fried chicken chain)'s promotion gimmicks (like making him dress up in giant chicken suit) he spends the rest of the movie trying to bed the buxom Pembrook. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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1 July 1983 (USA)  »

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$13,000,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Richard Petty: The King of stock car racing as himself (uncredited). See more »

Goofs

Some of the racing footage used is obviously from different years, with older-model cars. See more »

Quotes

Man in Bar: Come on, damnit, we wanna hear a *cluck*!
Stroker Ace: Who gives a cluck?
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Featured in At the Movies: The Stinkers of 1983 (1983) See more »

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On The Road
Written and Performed by Al Capps
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Was a big flop
21 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was one of quite a few extras in this big bomb. I just happened to be in the right place working safety for the race scenes at A.I.R. as it was know as back then.Thank goodness my scene in in the first few minutes of the movie and I don't have to sit through the whole thing. It was more of a big party than a movie set but hey, the pay was good.Attention to detail was not a strong point for this one, but who was going to know.The funny thing was seeing the cars in the track at the really slow speed and then in the movie speeded up to the what was close to normal speed.A lot of the scenes were changed as they were filmed I suppose to shave cost and time.But every one was having such a good time who cared!


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