In Las Vegas, as they watch from the stands, a stock car racer friend of Pete, Linc, and Julie is killed when his car flips over and explodes. Though at first reticent, Greer reconsiders lets the three stay and investigate, as they suspect the crash was not an accident. Linc poses as a racer and Pete as a mechanic. When they check the car they find their hunch was correct.
Captain Greer disappears while on a fishing trip in a remote town. Pete, Linc and Julie go looking for him and discover the townspeople and sheriff are aloof and want them gone. What secret is everyone hiding and will they be able to save the captains life in time?