FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ShutteRelease Films is pleased to announce its upcoming release of its new documentary titled “Draggin’ Fairchild.” This film documents the life and times surrounding the first organized drag races in the Eastern United States. On June 21, 1953, the Carolina Roadrunners kicked off a new spectator sport at the Fairchild Airport in Burlington, North Carolina. Many names familiar to those close to the drag-racing world had careers that were launched from this track, including Ronnie Sox, Herb McCandless, and Jake King.
The documentary release will be through Amazon Prime Video and Vimeo On-Demand on June 21, 2018 exactly 65 years to the day of the first race at Fairchild Airport. There will also be a Premiere at Burlington’s historic Paramount Theater on August 18, 2018. Tickets for this event can be purchased from the box office.