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"Racing the Devil: The Tim Richmond Story"

Al Syzmanski's "30 for 30" film looks at the life of former NASCAR driver Tim Richmond.

Updated: July 6, 2009, 2:15 PM ET

Film summary Natural. Rock star. Outsider. In the 1980s race car driver Tim Richmond lived his life the way he raced carswide open. Born into a wealthy family, he was the antithesis of the Southern blue-collar, dirt-track racers who dominated NASCAR. He also was a flamboyant showman who basked in the attention of the media and fansespecially the attention of female admirers. Nevertheless, it was Richmond's on-track performances that ended up drawing comparisons to racing legends. And in 1986, ...

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