Production has begun in New York on the NASCAR documentary Racing Dreams from US media company Good.

Marshall Curry is directing the film, which follows three young drivers aged 11-13 who race extreme karts in the World Karting Association's National Pavement Series, regarded as a feeding pool for future NASCAR talent.

'The motivation and talent these kids demonstrate is incredible, and this is an inspiring look at their passion and drive,' Good founder and chief executive officer Ben Goldhirsh said.

'The opportunity to work with like-minded individuals like Marshall Curry, allows us to create relevant, entertaining and stimulating content for a broader audience.'

Marshall Curry Productions and Good's Bristol Baughan and Goldhirsh are serving as producers.

Good, which served as executive producer on the Sundance hit Son Of Rambow, which Paramount Vantage will release this summer.