Candy Clark, Kathryn Harrold, Susan Lucci, and Jamie Lee Curtis were all considered for the role of Shirley Muldowney. Curtis was Shirley Muldowney's personal choice to play her, but the part eventually went to Bonnie Bedelia.
It wasn't his fault. It was the blower. It blew up like a bomb.
When she blows up at Pomona, she starts her pass in the left lane but the explosion takes place in the right lane.