Speed Racer

Season 1 Episode 48

Junk Car Grand Prix

Aired Unknown Mar 01, 1968 on
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A rich man named Baron von Vondervon is giving a race for 17 year old girls in memory of his daughter (Ivonna) who disappeared 5 years ago; the winner of the race will be treated as his daughter. A greedy man named Mr. Free Load elists the aid of a driver named Lolly. After trying to past himself as a woman during the race Mr. Free Load discovers that one the other drivers is Ivonna and proply kidnaps her. After Speed saves Ivonna, Trixie and her finish the race with Trixie first and Ivonna second. The Baron recognizes Ivonna as his daughter but she does not want to leave her family at the orphanage. So the Baron gives half his fortune to Ivonna, the other half to the orphanage and invites the children of the orphanage to live on his estate.moreless

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Corinne Orr

Corinne Orr

Trixie/Spritle Racer/Mom Racer

Peter Fernandez

Peter Fernandez

Speed Racer/Racer X

Jack Curtis (I)

Jack Curtis (I)

Pops Racer/Inspector Detector

Jack Grimes

Jack Grimes

Sparky/Chim Chim

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