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Checkered Flag is a 1990 made-for-television film by John Glen and Michael Levine.

Checkered Flag
Checkered Flag (film).jpg
Directed byJohn Glen
Michael Levine
Produced byJames Margellos
Written byClayton Frohman
E.F. Wallengren
Jason Brett
Distributed byNew World International
Release date
  • 1990 (1990)
Running time
95 minutes



Race car driver Mike Reardon and mechanic Tommy Trehearn are the best of friends whose friendship is damaged, however, when Reardon's girlfriend Chris ends up falling for Trehearn. Years later, Trehearn and Chris are married with children and move to Arizona when Trehearn is selected to be a mechanic for a new racing team, of which Reardon also happens to be a part.


Production and releaseEdit

The film was produced as a TV pilot but was not picked up for a series.[2] Sometime after its TV premiere, it was released on videocassette in Canada by Malofilm, and in 1993 in the United States by Rhino Home Video. No plans have been made to release this film onto DVD.

The film is rated R16 in New Zealand for violence, offensive language and sex scenes.


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