POV1988 | TV Show
This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)
Premiered: July 5, 1988
Season 24, Episode 15 Racing Dreams
First Aired: February 23, 2012
The acclaimed "Racing Dreams" chronicles the experiences of three adolescents competing in the World Karting Association, which has been a breeding ground for such NASCAR racers as Jeff Gordon and Danica Patrick. The film follows 11-year-old Annabeth, 12-year-old Josh and 13-year-old Brandon as they take part in the Pavement Series, a five-race national championship spread out over a year. The pursuit comes with a high cost, however: up to $5000 for equipment and travel for each race.