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Auto-Racing Movies Film Festival

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The movies selected for this Auto-Racing Film Festival include dramatic feature films, documentary
shorts & features, and video & DVD box set collections, plus a few books on the subject.


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Selected Auto-Racing Movies, A to Z
http://www.imdb.com/find?q=autoracing&s=kw

browse Sports Movies on DVD / Auto-Racing category at Amazon

Indy 500 4-disk DVD box set   "Indy 500" DVD Box Set [2005]
LionsGate color DVD set [5/2005] 4 disks - out of prodn/used
"Enter the world of high-speed racing"; contains 4 documentary films,
none listed at IMDb: "Speedway Survival", "Speed! Crash! Rescue!",
"Secrets of Speed", and "24 Hours At Indy"
'Crazy Car Comedies' on DVD  "Crazy Car Comedies" on DVD [2010]
Alpha Home Ent. b&w DVD [3/2010] for $5.98
contains 4 silent b&w short films: "The First 500-Mile Indianapolis Speedway Race" newsreel footage [June 1911] not listed on IMDb; "Wife and Auto Trouble" comedy short [Keystone/Triangle March 1916] directed by Mack Sennett & Dell Henderson, starring Mae Busch; "Don't Park There!" comedy short [Hal Roach/Pathé June 1924] starring Will Rogers; and "Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies" comedy short [Sennett/Pathé June 1925] produced by Mack Sennett, written by Frank Capra


"At Any Price" [Sony Pictures Classics]  
Announced 8/2012: Co-written & directed by Ramin Bahrani; starring Zac Efron as an aspiring race car driver
whose father (Dennis Quaid) wants him to help run the family farm, only for the business to be threatened
when it comes under investigation • latest info at IMDb

"Blonde Comet" [1941] /tt0033399/

"Bobby Deerfield" [1977] starring Al Pacino /tt0075774/

"Breakthrough Racing" documentary [1980]
Directed by Dan Weisbord; featuring Werner Erhard

"Burn 'Em Up O'Connor" [1939] /tt0031127/

"The Cannonball Run" [1981] /tt0082136/
This hit comedy film fits in both the 'road movie' and the 'auto-racing movie' categories, since the story is based
on the actual "Cannonball Baker Sea-To-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash" outlaw events that ran from
New York & Connecticut to the Pacific Ocean at Redondo Beach in California (the last race was in 1979).

"The Cannonball Run" remake [still in development 2017?] /tt2091430/
Announced 10/2011: A remake of “The Cannonball Run” [1981] with possible financial backing from General Motors
(giving them exclusive product placement rights for next year's models essentially makes the film a two-hour commercial).
Al Ruddy is producing, Guy Ritchie will direct, the likely studio is Warner Bros. Potential setting is Germany's
Autobahn, which has no speed limit.

"The Crowd Roars" [1932] Directed by Howard Hawks /tt0022792/

"Days of Thunder" [1990] /tt0099371/ starring Tom Cruise

"Daytona Dream" [2010] /tt1744587/

"Dirt" [ESX Ent. - release in 2017?]  
'Dirt' truck-racing movie  “A 17-year-old car thief on probation is hired as the shop boy for a floundering off-road truck racing team. The team owner soon discovers the boy's amazing driving skills and gives him a shot at going pro.” • Location filming in Petaluma, California; co-produced by Ali Afshar & Forrest Lucas; directed by Alex Ranarivelo; written by John Ducey; starring Kevin Dillon, DeRon Horton, {co-producer} Christina Moore, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Dominic DeVore, Matthew Glave, Blake Heron, Devan Long, Lexy Panterra, Jesse Woodrow, Stacey Hinnen, Dominic Pace, Steve Tanabe, Stephen Jared, Makenzie Massagli, Sandra Dee Richardson, Rachel Matsuoka, Boston Rush Freeman, John Orantes, Rick Richardson, David L. Schormann, Mikael James, Liam Davis, Serina Mawer, Jeremy Kahn, Kris Skinner, Steve Dakota, Matt Frazier
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available •
full credits at IMDbwatch 4/2017 official trailer [2:12] at YouTube

"Don't Park There!" [Hal Roach/Pathé June 1924] /tt0231484/
Will Rogers [1879-1935] stars as a very inexperienced driver desperately searching for a parking space as he shops for his wife's bottle of 'horse liniment'.

"Double Speed" [1920] /tt0011125/
starring Wallace Reid, Wanda Hawley & Theodore Roberts

"Dust and Glory" [2013?]
Announced 11/2011: Independent producers Top Cat Media and Blue Star Entertainment hired
Simon West to direct • latest info at IMDb

"The First 500-Mile Indianapolis Speedway Race" newsreel segment [June 1911]
not listed on IMDb • movie entry at Wikipedia
watch the newsreel footage [4:22] online at YouTube

"Genevieve" comedy feature
[J. Arthur Rank UK July 1953, Universal USA Feb 1954]
Genevieve 1953 movie poster  Two couples compete in a vintage automobile rally from London to Brighton; after both losing in the sanctioned race, the two males get into a dispute in the bar and make a bet of £100 on the return trip, whichever car is first across Westminster Bridge ... Co-produced & directed by Henry Cornelius; starring Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kay Kendall, Kenneth More & Joyce Grenfell
V.C.I. Ent. color Blu-ray [9/2011] for $21.59
V.C.I. Ent. color DVD [9/2011] for $14.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"Grand Prix" [1966] by John Frankenheimer /tt0060472/
http://www.amazon.com/Making-Grand-Prix-James-Garner/dp/B0000B1ODD/

"Greased Lightning" [1977] /tt0076106/

"The Great Race" period comedy [1965] /tt0059243/ directed by Blake Edwards

"Hot Rod" [Monogram Pictures 1950] /tt0042578/

"Indianapolis Speedway" [1939] /tt0031482/ remake of 1932 "The Crowd Roars"

"Inspector of The Red Cars" [France 1935] /tt0140915/
Directed by Richard Eichberg; based on the 1898 stageplay; starring Albert Préjean & Danielle Darrieux
auto-racing comedy movie set in 1900; an example of Simultaneous Bilingual Film Production, filmed in German and in French, with different casts.

"Jalopy" [1953] Bowery Boys comedy /tt0045926/

"Johnny Dark" [Universal Pictures June 1954] /tt0047135/
Automobile engineer Johnny Dark designs a radical new car; when the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada-to-Mexico sportscar race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's granddaughter, steals the car and runs the race against the favored driver, his ex-buddy.

"Kings of Speed" [Starz 2011?] 10-hour limited series set in the world of 1950s and ’60s
auto racing, from filmmakers Wolfgang Petersen & Ron Shelton

"The Last American Hero" [1973] /tt0070287/

"Le Mans" [National General Pictures June 1971]
Exec produced by Robert E. Relyea; directed by Lee H. Katzin; screenplay by Harry Kleiner; original music by Michel Legrand;
starring Steve McQueen • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
http://www.amazon.com/Mans-Blu-ray-Siegfried-Rauch/dp/B004QXJZXA/
http://www.amazon.com/Mans-Siegfried-Rauch/dp/B004R6JG7Q/

"Le Mans 24" [HBJ HC, Playboy Press pb 1971] by Denne Bart Petitclerc, Foreword by Richard Nisley
based on the script for the Steve McQueen 1971 movie
http://www.amazon.com/Mans-24-Denne-Bart-Petitclerc/dp/1588500470/

"A French Kiss With Death" [Bentley Publrs, 1999] by Michael Keyser & Jonathan Williams
A lengthy, profusely-illustrated, and very readable history of the making of the movie

"Lizzies of The Field" [Mack Sennett/Pathé Sept 1924] /tt0015076/
When a big cross-country automobile race is announced, two auto repair shops on opposite sides of the street make it a no-holds-barred contest.
Produced & written by Mack Sennett; directed by Del Lord; starring Billy Bevan

"Logan Lucky" [Bleecker Street/Fingerprint Aug 2017?]  8/2017
Logan Lucky movie about robbing NASCAR racetrack  Two loser brothers concoct a plan to rob the local NASCAR racetrack during a big race, requiring that they first break a convict out of prison to help them . . . • Co-produced by & starring Channing Tatum; directed by Steven Soderbergh; written by Rebecca Blunt; also starring Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Katherine Waterston, Sebastian Stan, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Seth MacFarlane, Hilary Swank, David Denman, Dwight Yoakam, Jack Quaid, Macon Blair, Jim O'Heir, Brian Gleeson, Alex ter Avest, Farrah Mackenzie, Charles Halford, William Mark McCullough, Edward Gelhaus, Lesa Wilson, Ito Aghayere, Caleb Emery, Sutton Johnston, Boden Johnston
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available •
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitemovie entry at Wikipedia
watch official trailers online at YouTube: 5/2017 teaser #1 [2:50]6/2017 trailer #2 [2:47]

"The Lucky Devil" [Famous Players-Lasky July 1925] /tt0016051/
"A full throttle comedy about a young man who wins a fancy sports car and gets into trouble on the road."
Directed by Frank Tuttle; starring Richard Dix & Esther Ralston

"McLaren" [indep May 2017] /tt5031332/

"Michel Vaillant" [Europa Corp. France Nov 2003]
Michel Vaillant racing movie from France   U.K. title "Need For Speed"; tagline "Chaque victoire a un prix (Every victory has a price)"; racing scenes filmed at Le Mans 2002 • Directed by Louis-Pascal Couvelaire; screenplay by Luc Besson & Gilles Malençon, based on the comics series by Jean & Philippe Graton; starring Sagamore Stévenin, Peter Youngblood Hills, Diane Kruger, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Béatrice Agenin, Philippe Bas, Lisa Barbuscia, Stefano Cassetti, Agathe de La Boulaye
Region 1 DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
P.I.D./Archive soundtrack CD [11/2003] imported/scarce

"Need For Speed" [Disney/Touchstone Feb 2014?]  
Announced 10/2012: DreamWorks is making a live-action (plus CGI?) feature film based on the hundred-million-selling Electronic Arts video game
[launched 1994]; Scott Waugh is attached to direct the original script by George & John Gatins; Aaron Paul ("Breaking Bad") will star,
other cast includes actor Taylor Kitsch • latest info at IMDb

"1" [Exclusive/Spitfire Pictures 2013?]  
Announced 11/2011: Formula 1 racing documentary directed by Paul Crowder, Michael Fassbender will narrate; includes
never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with 12 world champions • not yet listed at IMDb

"Over The Wall" [2013?]  
Announced 11/2011: "A love story set in the world of stock car racing that follows a husband, wife, surrogate mother
& best friend dealing with a tragic event"; co-produced by Freddy Rodríguez & Steven Christopher Young;
written & directed (debut) by Steven Christopher Young; starring Freddy Rodríguez, Nick Stahl, Melissa Leo,
Hayden Panettiere; location filming in Ohio & North Carolina in Spring 2012 • latest info at IMDb

"The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix" animation [1975] /tt0073000/
Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.

"The Quest" docufilm [2012?]  
Directed by Michael Brown

"The Racers" [1955] /tt0048531/

"Racing Dreams" [2009]
Racing Dreams 2009 documentary film by Marshall Curry  93-minute documentary film that follows three very young race car drivers (aged 11 & 12 & 13) with aspirations of making a career in N.A.S.C.A.R., who compete in the World Karting Association’s National Pavement Series. Co-produced, written, directed & filmed by Marshall Curry; won Silver Hugo at Chicago Intl. Film Festival & Best Documentary Feature Award at Tribeca Film Festival
Hannover House widescreen color Blu-ray [9/2010] out of prodn/used {strange pricing}
Hannover House 93-minute widescreen color DVD [9/2010] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitemovie page on Curry's website
aired as episode of "P.O.V." [PBS-TV Feb 2012]episode credits at IMDb
P.B.S. Direct 90-minute color Blu-ray [9/2010] for $18.87
P.B.S. Direct 90-minute color DVD [5/2012] for $16.92

"Racing Dreams" remake [DreamWorks - in development?]
Announced 7/2012: cinematographer Lance Acord will direct a new version for 2013 release
still in development 3/2016 • latest info at IMDb

"Rebel Without A Cause" [1955] /tt0048545/

"Roaring Road" silent feature [1919] /tt0010635/
Directed by James Cruze; starring Wallace Reid, Ann Little & Theodore Roberts

watch free at YouTube (with piano music):
Part 1 [14:20]Part 2 [13:33]Part 3 [14:56]Part 4 [13:58]

sequel "Excuse My Dust" [1920] /tt0011163/
Directed by Sam Wood; starring Wallace Reid, Ann Little & Theodore Roberts

watch free at YouTube (with piano music):
Part 1 [14:36]Part 2 [14:52]Part 3 [14:52]Part 4 [4:18]

"Roaring Roads" [Ajax/Commodore 1935] /tt0136492/
http://www.archive.org/details/roaring_roads

"Rush" [StudioCanal/Imagine Sept 2013?]
Based on a true story, focusing on the friendship & rivalry between Formula One racecar drivers Niki Lauda
(portrayed by Daniel Brühl) and James Hunt (portrayed by Chris Hemsworth); directed by Ron Howard,
screenplay by Peter Morgan; also starring Olivia Wilde {as supermodel Suzy Miller} • latest info at IMDb

watch April 2013 trailer [1:53] at YouTube

listed #4 on Empire Magazine's Top 50 Sports Movies, July 2012  "Senna" [Working Title Films/P.D.A. Aug 2011]
documentary by Asif Kapadia about the Brazilian Formula One race car driver Aryton Senna

"Slingshot" [Paramount 2012? release]
Announced 6/2011: Jeremy Renner will produce & star in a film about real-life rally racing driver Bill Caswell

"Snake and Mongoo$e" [N.H.R.A. & Rocky Mountain Pictures Sept 2013]
'Snake and Mongoose' drag-racing movie  The story of two Southern California drag-racing rivals who combined with corporate giants to change the face of the sport. Co-written & directed by Wayne Holloway; co-written by Alan Paradise; starring Jesse Williams {as Don 'The Snake' Prudomme}, Richard Blake {as Tom 'Mongoose' McEwen}, Ashley Hinshaw, Tim Blake Nelson, Noah Wyle, John Heard, Ian Ziering, Kim Shaw, Joshua Leonard, Susie Abromeit, Mason Vale Cotton, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Sean Brosnan, Leonardo Nam, Julie Mond, Nikki Leigh, Fred Dryer, Jaclyn Swedberg, Whitney Moore, Blake Lindsley, Susan Traylor, Devin Brochu, Gabriel Sunday, Trevor Matthews, Skyler Maxon, Jules Willcox, Brittney Palmer
Anchor Bay widescreen color Blu-ray [DUE April 2014] for $22.98
Anchor Bay widescreen color DVD [DUE April 2014] for $14.99
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitewatch official trailer [1:40] at YouTube

"The Snake and Mongoose Chronicles: Episode 1" 4-minute short [Sept 2011]
Directed by Richard Blake • credits at IMDb

"The Snake and Mongoose Chronicles: Episode 2" 5-minute short [Oct 2011]
Directed by Richard Blake • credits at IMDb

"The Speed Kings" silent short [Keystone/Mutual Oct 1913] /tt0003399/
Mabel's meddling father wants her to marry racing champ Earl Cooper; she, however, wants rival racer Teddy Teztlaft; starring
Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle & Ford Sterling, and racecar drivers Teddy Tetzlaff, Earl Cooper & Barney Oldfield

"Speed Lovers" [1968] /tt0230807/

"Spinout" [M.G.M Dec 1966]
Spinout autoracing movie starring Elvis Presley   Tagline: '.. with his foot on the gas and no brakes on the fun!' • Location filming in Southern California at Dodger Stadium, Ascot Park Speedway, Hidden Valley in Thousand Oaks, Paramount Ranch in Agoura, and Malibu Lake; in Panavison and Metrocolor; handsome singer who is also a racecar driver has to choose marriage to one of three girls • Produced by Joe Pasternak & Hank Moonjean; directed by Norman Taurog; written by Theodore J. Flicker & George Kirgo; starring Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall, Deborah Walley, Jack Mullaney, Will Hutchins, Warren Berlinger, Jimmy Hawkins, Carl Betz, Cecil Kellaway, Una Merkel, Frederick Worlock, Dave Barry, Thordis Brandt, Victoria Carroll, Nancy Czar
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD [8/2007] for $7.89
Warner Home Video widescreen color DVD [8/2004] for $11.98
M.G.M. Video color VHS [6/92] for $2.59
Sony Music Ent. MP-3 soundtrack album [3/2010] 12 tracks for $9.99
R.C.A. Victor vinyl LP soundtrack album [1966] 11 tracks - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediawatch official trailer [2:21] online at YouTube

"Super Speed" silent film [1925] /tt0167426/

"Super-Hooper-Dyne Lizzies" 2-reeler comedy [Sennett/Pathé June 1925] /tt0016375/
An inventor's amazing radio-controlled automobiles cause nothing but chaos for their owners and just about everyone else.
Produced by Mack Sennett; directed by Del Lord; written by Frank Capra; starring Billy Bevan, Andy Clyde, Lillian Knight & Vernon Dent
watch full movie [22:01] online at YouTube

"Talladega Nights" [] starring Will Farrell

"Ten Laps To Go" [1936] /tt0029830/ starring Rex Lease & Duncan Renaldo

"To Please A Lady" [1950] starring Clark Gable & Barbara Stanwyck /tt0043052/

"Tomboy" [Crown Intl. 1985] /tt0090184/ starring Betsy Russell & Gerard Christopher

"Truth In 24" [ESPN broadcast March 2009] /tt1320302/
documentary film directed by Keith Cossrow & Bennett Visltear
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truth_in_24

Announced 3/2012: A sequel called "Truth In 24 II: Every Second Counts" will highlight Audi's win at the 2011 Le Mans race • latest info at IMDb

"Weekend of A Champion" [1972]
docufilm not released in U.S.A. until 2013; announced 3/2012: Netflix will stream the film as part of a 12-picture deal with Bret Ratner's Rat Films; film follows Scotland's Formula 1 racing champion Jackie Stewart on the weekend of his famed Monte Carlo Grand Prix victory; released Nov 2013 as 'a new documentary film with a vintage documentary film embedded inside'; essentially a restoration of the original 1972 documentary co-directed by Frank Simon with a new interview between subject Jackie Stewart and the film's original producer/co-director Roman Polanski attached at the end • Region 1 VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available • credits at IMDb

"Where They Raced" documentary feature [Nov 2013] /tt3268066/
102-minute film directed by Harry Pallenberg and based on the book of the same name by Harold Osmer, who hosts the film
http://www.amazon.com/Where-They-Raced-Harold-Osmer/dp/0965953335/
http://www.wheretheyraced.com/ + http://www.vimeo.com/49194440
DVD = http://www.wheretheyraced.com/WHERE_THEY_RACED/Shop.html

"Wife and Auto Trouble" comedy short [Keystone/Triangle March 1916] /tt0007567/
A henpecked husband buys a fancy car for his sexy secretary and gets into trouble with the law after his wife, who assumes that the gift
is for her, gets arrested for auto theft • directed by Mack Sennett & Dell Henderson, starring William Collier & Mae Busch

"The Wild Ride" [color/b&w June 1960] /tt0054475/
starring Jack Nicholson, Georgianna Carter & Robert Bean

"Winning" [1969] starring Paul Newman /tt0065215/
http://www.allposters.com/-sp/Winning-Posters_i936973_.htm

"Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman" [indep release 2014?]
Announced 10/2013: a documentary on the racing career of Paul Newman; co-produced & directed by Adam Carolla • latest info at IMDb


checkered flag symbol of automobile racing
Selected  Automobile  Races  On  Film
Spirit of America Bookstore's Roadside Americana Page / Modern Autos & Racing Section

"GT Racer" 10-episode TV series  [2007 & 2009]
GT Racer 10-episode TV series  the ten episodes are: S1/E1 "On Porto's Street Circuit"; S1/E2 "Big Speeds At Silverstone"; S1/E3 "The Nürburgring Factor"; S1/E4 "Ferraris At Laguna Seca"; S1/E5 "Legends of Lime Rock"; S1/E6 "The Spa 6 Hours"; S2/E1 "The 24 Hours of Le Mans"; S2/E2 "500km On The Nordschleife"; S2/E3 "Fast Curves At Magny-Cours"; and S2/E4 "La Carrera Panamericana" {see below}
Co-produced, written & directed by Alexander Davidis
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • Amazon Instant Video [2014] ten episodes for rental or purchase
series credits at IMDbofficial series websiteseries entry at Wikipedia

Barnyard Studio Productions "Classic Races" YouTube Channel  [est. 9/2015]
The eight uploaded HD episodes cover: #1 Mille Miglia in Italy; #2 La Carrera Panamericana in Mexico {see below}; #3 Le Mans 24 Hours in France; #4 The Indy 500 in Indianapolis;
#5 Pikes Peak 'Race To The Clouds' in Colorado; #6 The Vanderbilt Cup on Long Island in New York; #7 The Gordon Bennett Cup [1900-1905] in France; and #8 Targa Florio in Italy
watch 8-episode playlist [11/2015] free online at YouTube


La  Carrera  Panamericana  of Mexico
The La Carrera Panamericana 7-day, 2000-mile amateur road race across Mexico was originally held in 1950-54 to celebrate completion of Mexico's portion of the Pan-American Highway, but was stopped because of the high cost and because too many participants got killed. The race was revived in 1988 and is restricted to cars built before 1965. At least four professional documentary films have been made – of the 1991, 1995, 2007, and 2013 races.
official Mexican Panam Race website {in Spanish}
American sponsor Gerie Bledsoe's Panam Race website

La Carrera Panamericana road race book by Johnny Tipler  "La Carrera Panamericana: The World’s Greatest Road Race!" [2008]
by Johnny Tipler, Foreword by Jo Ramirez

Kindle Edition from Veloce Publng [2/2014] for $23.99 {sic}
Veloce Publng, Ltd. 10x10 hardcover [11/2008] out of print/used

"Classic Races Episode 2: The Carrerra Panamericana" [1950s]
Documentary by Yves Wevers presented by Barnyard Studio Productions & B.S.P. Vintage; historical footage of the 1950-54 races;
featuring narration by 1950 competitor Jack McAfee, newsreel footage, other narrators
watch 9/2015 HD video with music [26:25] free online at YouTube

"La Carrera Panamericana" docufilm [1991]
'La Carrera Panamericana' 1992 road race docufilm  "... with music by Pink Floyd" • soundtrack album not released, but available on a bootleg CD
65-minute video directed by Ian McArthur; starring guitarist David Gilmour, drummer Nick Mason, manager Steve O'Rourke, pro racer Valentine Lindsay
Sony Music Video color VHS [6/92] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDb movie entry at Wikipedia

"The Last Great Road Race" [1995]
This September 1996 TV2 Danmark documentary covers a female race team in the 1995 revival race, and was also broadcast in U.K. in 2000.
Directed by Steve Graham; featuring & produced by Lene Bausager • bare credits at IMDb

"La Carrera Panamericana: Junkyard To Finish Line" [2001]
'Junkyard To Finish Line' video of 2001 La Carrera Panamericana road race  Nevada resident Mike Anderson and his friends Sam & Vic rescued a 1954 Mercury Monterey, modified it, and raced to the finish line in the 2001 Mexican road race La Carrera Panamericana.
Directed by Kris Hemenway; written by Lisa Halpern
M2K Prodns color DVD [9/2003] out of prodn/used
bare credits at IMDbwatch full movie [4/2016 upload; 1:16:14] online at YouTube

"Rebirth of A Legend: The Story of The 2007 La Carrera Panamericana" video [2007]
Rebirth of A Legend / 2007 La Carrera Panamericana docufilm  Covers a California race team driving a 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
in the 2007 revival race.
• 62-minute docufilm by Steffan Schulz;
featuring Jon Emerson, Gary Faules, Will Faules, Hershel McGriff
Blu-ray version is available on the distributor website via PayPal
Strange Media color DVD [8/2012] for $19.95 at Amazon
watch 10/2008 'Legacy' short video [3:48] online at YouTube

"GT Racer: La Carrera Panamericana" [podcast? aired Sept 2009]
GT Racer episode 'La Carrera Panamericana'  Produced, written & directed by Alexander Davidis
DVD/Blu-ray not available • streaming on Amazon in two parts
Part 1 (47 min): Amazon Instant Video [2014] rental $5.99, purchase $12.99
Part 2 (52 min): Amazon Instant Video [2014] rental $5.99, purchase $12.99
bare credits at IMDb

"The Last Great Road Race" [Oct 2013]
This docufilm covers an American race team in the 2013 revival race; filmed by Jeremy Heslup of Valkyr Productions LLC in Los Angeles;
featuring John Benton, a modified 1962 Porsche 356b, and the team from Benton Performance in Anaheim, California • not listed on IMDb
watch full 3/2017 docufilm [49:29] free online at YouTube

"Panamericana Rally 2014" [Oct 2014]
The Czech Republic Rally Team took video of their participation in the 2014 revival race (maybe driving an Opel)
watch 3/2017 non-English video [37:10] free online at YouTube

"CubaMex Racing: Carrerra Panamericana" [Oct 2014]
Film of the entire 2014 race in one hour, includes 'carcam' footage from inside several cars on the road; edited by Bobby Niguera & Ana Rodríguez
watch 10/2016 video with music [1:00:06] free online at YouTube




Books About Auto-Racing Movies

there don't seem to be any books specifically about auto-racing movies {2012}

Sports Cinema 100 Movies  "Sports Cinema: 100 Movies - The Best of Hollywood's Athletic Heroes, Losers, Myths & Misfits of The Silver Screen" [2006]
by Randy Williams

Limelight Editions 10½x8¼ pb [10/2006] for $18.96
Ultimate Book of Sports Movies by Didinger & Macnow  "The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies: Featuring The 100 Greatest Sports Films of All Time" [2009]
by Ray Didinger & Glen Macnow, Foreword by Gene Hackman

Running Press bargain edition 10x8 pb [9/2009] for $7.98
Running Press 10x8 pb [9/2009] for $10.99
Encyclopedia of Sports Films book by Edgington, Erskine & Welsh  "Encyclopedia of Sports Films" [2011]
by K. Edgington & Thomas Erskine, with James M. Welsh

Kindle Edition from Scarecrow Press [1/2011] for $61.26 {sic]
Scarecrow Press 10½x7½ hardcover [1/2011] for $68.07


L i n k s
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National Hot Rod Assn. [est. 1951]

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... and others on the Online Film Festivals Index Page


Magic Lantern's Sports Film Festival Pages
sports movie collections   •   auto racing movies «« you are here   •   baseball movies
basketball movies   •   boxing movies   •   football movies   •   golf movies
hockey movies   •   horse racing movies   •   running / track & field
wrestling movies   •   other sports   •   top 50 sports movies

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