Approved | | Action, Drama, Romance
A brash young midget car race driver lives in the shadow of his famous father, a drunken womanizer, who was killed in an accident years earlier.
In the 33rd running of the Indianapolis 500 in 1949, Wilbur Shaw, the President of the Speedway, actually did drive the pace car, as the movie announcer had noted.
If they get in front of me, I'll drive right over them.
Lina Romay's character is called "Dolores Raymond" in the film and the name is spelled that way on the sign in the nightclub scene. However, the character is listed as "Dolores Ramon" in the end credits.
The film opens with the following written acknowledgements: "Grateful acknowledgement for their invaluable assistance is made to the AAA, the URA, the Racing Drivers of America, the Indianapolis Speedway and Mr. Wilbur Shaw."