Ambitious young stock car racer, Davalos, is a Class A rat: not only does he make local great Haig crash, but he also wins Haig's old girl friend. For his next race, Davalos is assigned to work closely with the favorite (Washburn) of his sponsor (Donlevy, in his last film). He works even
more closely with Washburn's wife (Ellen McRae, later Burstyn). During the race Davalos decides he wants it all and forces Washburn into a deadly crash. Shot on a low budget in and around Los Angeles, the film is padded with borrowed footage from the Phoenix International stock car race.