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.
She did something, women were forbidden to do and, become a World Champion.
Did You Know?
Actor Charles Haid was originally cast as Connie Kalitta and filmed for several days before being fired for being difficult. He was replaced by Beau Bridges. See more
A sign for Pepsi's famous "Be Sociable/Have a Pepsi" campaign is visible in barroom scene set in 1956, two years earlier than that slogan was actually launched. See more
What's a beautiful girl like you doing at a racetrack like this?
Born to Win
Music & Lyrics by Tom Snow
Performed by Jill Michaels
Scotti Brothers Records See more