Scuffling Texas grease monkey Corky Curtiss (Robert Blake) knew he could be a sensation on the stock-car circuit if given half a chance. Abandoning his loyal wife (Charlotte Rampling) to drive toward Atlanta in pursuit of the dream, the selfish motorhead soon finds his existence racing into nightmare. High-torque drama co-stars Patrick O'Neal, Ben Johnson, Christopher Connelly; appearances by Richard Petty, Bobby Allison, and other racetrack legends. 88 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.