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?
Sound clips from the movie was used on the song "Shirley" by L7 on their CD "HUNGRY FOR STINK" from 1994. See more
At the first race they attend with her dragster, Jack Muldowney tells his son to help him work on the carburetor. The car is an A fuel dragster and is injected and has no carburetor. The injectors are clearly visible in this scene. See more
I want you to come home, with a high school diploma with the name "Shirley Ann Muldowney".
Written by Richard Berry
Performed by Jack Ely
Played on the radio at the garage See more