The smell of exhaust fumes and the screech of tires on tarmac are shot through this dynamic double-feature.
FIREBALL 500: A cast that includes Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello in its ranks is always going to be a hoot, and FIREBALL 500 doesn't disappoint on that front. While this popular cinematic coupling are best known for some campy 1960s beach movies, here they demonstrate their versatility by appearing in a racecar film. But the action screeches to a halt when Frankie's character, Dave, tries to pick up a local girl (Funicello) in a small town on his way to Daytona, while also entering into a potentially deadly car race against her boyfriend!
THUNDER ALLEY: Annette Funicello and Fabian play two stockcar drivers with love and lust on their minds in this frenetic and funny movie from 1967. Tommy (Fabian) has to overcome some difficult personal obstacles to pursue his dream of winning an Indy 500 race, but with Funicello egging him on surely he can't fail'