Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane. Track action filmed at the Ascot and Saugus Raceways near Los Angeles, local color shot in Charlotte, North Carolina.
They live from a spinout to crack up...and they love as fast as they can get it.
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Did You Know?
The "Fireball 500" is a heavily customized 1966 Plymouth Barracuda, with a 273 V-8 engine. See more
When the 99 car goes over the guardrail at Daytona, two fireball explosions happen underneath the car shooting flames up into the air, one on the track side of the guardrail and one on the far side behind the guardrail. Neither explosion had any reason for being other than visual additions to the crash. See more
Is Dave in trouble?
Yeah, I think so.
This may sound like a foolish feminine question but why don't you help him?
I can't. He's doing it to himself.
Step Right Up
by Guy Hemric
and Jerry Styner
Sung by Annette Funicello
(uncredited) See more