Acting legend Paul Newman is known all around the world for his extraordinary film career, including an Oscar win for Martin Scorsese’s “The Color of Money” (1986), and his charity Newman’s Own Foundation, which has raised over $450 million since its creation in 1982. But fans of the late actor will get to see a whole new side of him when directors Adam Carolla and Nate Adams explore one of Newman’s biggest passions: car racing.
In the upcoming documentary “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman,” the actor’s high speed obsession is explored through rare archive footage and interviews with friends and fellow car lovers Robert Redford, Patrick Dempsey, Robert Wagner, Jay Leno and Mario Andretti. Although Newman didn’t start racing until he was 47, his career behind the wheel lasted over 30 years, nearly sidelined his acting career and earned him four national championships as a driver and eight more as an owner. Apparently the racing world loved him more than the Academy!
Watch the documentary’s trailer above and check out the new poster below. “Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman” hits select theaters and On Demand platforms Friday, May 22.