In this action film, Wallace Storm, ace race car driver, gets into real trouble when he is accused of killing his partner over the love of a pretty girl. In court he is found guilty of tampering with his partner's car, causing it to crash during a race, and is sent to prison. While there, his good buddy Johnny works to prove him innocent. Unable to wait, Wallace escapes from jail and heads for South America, assumes an alias, and goes on to become a championship driver. He eventually returns to the States when his girl's father needs a driver for his new car. During the big race, the judge who convicted him, is so impressed by Storm's heroism, that all is forgiven and he is freed.