In the movies speed racer why did rex racer fake his death. And why didnt tell his family the truth? ^R.Bain{{*5*}}^

Rex did so to protect his family and stop the corruption in racing. He felt it would be safer if he wasn't linked to them and if they didn't know.

In the movie, brothers Rex and Speed Racer become rivals as powerful racer. Mondragan manipulates their careers in order to kill them both during the world championships, but the brothers learn its all just an act of vengeance against Pops Racer, who caused the death of Mondragan's father in a race long ago. - Rotten Tomatoes

For those who haven't watched the movie, you can check out the following synopsis:

Speed Racer synopsis on IMDb

Speed Racer synopsis on Themoviespoiler.com

Directed by Lana and Lilly Wachowski, Speed Racer based on the 1960s Japanese anime and manga series of the same name.

The film stars Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, Matthew Fox, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Roger Allam, Benno Fürmann, Hiroyuki Sanada, Rain and Richard Roundtree. See full cast and crew here.

Of interest, Gizmodo.com shares 10 Reasons Why Speed Racer Is an Unsung Masterpiece.

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Thursday, July 20 2017
Source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0811080/synopsis