Richard Davalos performs Rick Bowman, a drag racing road punk who involves the eye of automotive fanatic Grant Willard. Willard bails him out of jail and affords him sponsorship as a race automotive driver. Bowman finally accepts and turns into entranced by the difficult “determine eight” observe Willard introduces him to. The king of the observe is cocky and proficient sizzling dogger Hawk Sidney (Hill common Sid Haig in certainly one of his most memorable and entertaining roles). Bowman and Sidney conflict and Bowman units his sights on knocking the latter of his perch whereas stealing his woman Jolene. That is only the start for the ruthless Bowman who will let no one stand in his method and can try and destroy any man, and seduce any lady who crosses his path. Fairly quickly he has his eyes on Ellen McLeod the spouse of champion racer Ed McLeod who he befriends. Will he betray his mates and colleagues on the eve of The Massive Race, or will he lastly uncover he has a conscience?