The work of David Cronenberg forms perhaps the most consistent oeuvre of any major filmmaker, but FAST COMPANY is the exception. A formula B movie about race car drivers, it's competent, but unmemorable as anything other than a footnote in Cronenberg's development.
Veteran racer Lonnie Johnson (William Smith) heads a touring team sponsored by the Fastco Oil Company. Fastco's track representative Phil Adamson (John Saxon) is interested only in promoting his product and keeping within his budget. When Lonnie's car is wrecked, Adamson blames modifications he made to help it run faster. He tells Lonnie he'll fight with the company to have them build a new vehicle, bu...