Steel Chariots

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Steel Chariots
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Written by Michael Berk
Douglas Schwartz
Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace
Starring John Beck
Theme music composer John D'Andrea
Cory Lerios
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Producers Kevin L. Beggs
Paul Cajero
Cinematography James Pergola
Editor David Latham
Running time96 minutes
Production companiesBerk-Schwartz-Bonnan Productions
Touchstone Television
Original releaseSeptember 23, 1997 (1997-09-23)

Steel Chariots is a 1997 American made-for-television sports film about NASCAR that was produced for Touchstone Television. It first aired on the Fox Network on September 23, 1997. [1]




Filming took place in Birmingham, Alabama, Charlotte, North Carolina, Concord, North Carolina, and Dallas, Texas. Filming was also done at Talladega Superspeedway. [2]

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  1. "Steel Chariots (TV Movie 1997)". IMDb. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  2. "Steel Chariots (TV Movie 1997)". IMDb. Retrieved 7 October 2014.