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William F. McGaha (original story and screenplay)
Fred Tuch (original story and screenplay)
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William F. McGaha ... Scott Clayton (as Bill McGaha)
Fred Lorenzen ... Himself
Peggie O'Hara ... Vanessa Hamilton
David Marcus ... Pinkerton Bentley
Carol Street ... Kitty
Fritz Congdon ... Ben 'Flip' Clayton
Bob Montgomery ... Announcer
Glenda Brunson
Sharon Sellinger ... Hillary
Walter McVey
Howard Hailey ... Cutter
Steve Fuller
Betty Simmons
Chicami Ueta
Jane Echols
Ute Reck
Jack Black
Jane Steppe ... Coach Friday
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jay W. Jensen ... Race Car Fan (uncredited)

Directed by
William F. McGaha 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William F. McGaha  original story and screenplay
Fred Tuch  original story and screenplay (as Fred T. Tuch)

Produced by
William F. McGaha .... producer
Original Music by
Carleton Palmer 
Cinematography by
Joseph Shelton (director of photography) (as Joe Shelton)
Film Editing by
Jack Fitzstephens  (as John Fitzstephens)
Bill Freda  (as William Freda)
David Moscovitz 
Production Design by
Fred Tuch  (as Fred T. Tuch)
Makeup Department
Art Grandquist .... hair stylist
William Hoffman .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fred Tuch .... second unit director (as Fred T. Tuch)
Art Department
Pat Harrington .... property master
Sound Department
James Townsend .... sound mixer
Kirk Wooster .... sound (as K. Wooster)
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Fibben .... gaffer
Justus Randolph .... key grip
Kirk Wooster .... second camera operator
Casting Department
Kevin Kelly .... casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chadia .... wardrobe mistress
Glenda Collins .... wardrobe assistant
Music Department
Carleton Palmer .... conductor
Other crew
Shelly Charles .... continuity
Bradley Dennis .... technical advisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

102 min | USA:82 min (DVD)
Color (Speedcolor)
Sound Mix:
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Only For Race Fans, 18 July 2012
Author: Charlie Roberts from Port Monmouth, NJ

Gawleee . . . what a piece of kudzu. Terrible movie . . . terrible plot . . . terrible acting . . . terrible actors . . . great old racing footage.

It says I need 10 lines to submit.

OK . . . it's junk.

The producer . . . and the lead actor . . . was an ego maniac.

But, he portrayed himself as a jerk.

Guess he thought he could make money with this anyway.

Maybe only a "C" feature at the drive in theater.

But, you can have fun . . . if you are an "old school" racer . . . watching it.

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