Made in Britain with MGM money, this predictable auto racing film revolves around an aging driver who is losing his nerve. The driver, Travers, begins racing under the sponsorship of a tire company owned by Begley and falls in love with the wealthy American's daughter (Walters), who begs
him to quit the sport. Meanwhile, waiting in the wings is Travers' younger brother, Kelly, who's promised Mom he won't get behind a wheel until Travers retires. Hoping to prove he still has what it takes, Travers enters a 1,000-mile Italian event. Then his mechanic-navigator, James, is killed, and
Kelly gets his big chance. Realistic racing scenes help enliven the dull script--but ...