This remake of JOHNNY DARK (1954) replaces Tony Curtis with James Darren as Casey Owens, an ex-GI and college dropout who cares more for cars than girls and works in his father's garage on a new gas turbine engine. When he meets Eadie (Pamela Tiffin), the sister of his hot-rodding buddy
Chuck (Doug McClure), his interests broaden. The pair get engaged and head for San Francisco, where Casey works on building a prototype car for millionaire Stanford Rogers (Peter Mann). Owens is fired after he disregards Roger's advice and wrecks a car, but Owens scrounges up the cash to buy his
engine back from Rogers and enters the Tri-State Endurance Race. He leaves the winner's ...