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Wheels of Fire

1973
Documentary
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Cast

Don Garlits (Self)Billy Meyer (Self)Shirley Muldowney (Self)Don Prudhomme (Self)

Director

Douglas Kent Hall

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Synopsis

Directed by Douglas Kent Hall. Wheels of Fire focuses on the lives of five major drag racers of the era: Don Garlits, Don Prudhomme, Shirley Muldowney, Richard Tharp and Billy Meyer. They are followed thru a complete top fuel drag race season by the film crew. The ups and downs of each team, and the personalities of all involved drivers are shown in great detail. A thrill ride that is also very informative. A great look back at drag racing in the 1970s. This hour long movie was produced by Texas race promoter Buddy Boren.

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