While touring the desert, Ma-Ti is surprised how many animals live there - but is even more shocked to see that it's the spot Hoggish Greedly has chosen for his off-road racing, despite the threats his guide Josh says it gives to the animals there. Gaia reveals also that even small vehicles cause bad damage by unleashing much sand that will be eroded during a rain and prevent plants and animals from surviving. The other Planeteers join Ma-Ti and Josh to find Greedly already attacking, getting a young dirt-biker named Pete on his side by claiming there's nothing to worry about destroying so his enemies are pointless thorns. Captain Planet takes Greedly's and Rigger's road-hogs to prevent the race, but after a sandstorm hits, Pete, whose dirt-bike was stolen by Greedly, is rescued by the Planeteers and, realizing what racing would really do to the environment, reveals it will still be held. He, Josh, and the Planeteers have to stop it from happening before more problems occur, like the ... Written by
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The first time Captain Planet is summoned, he takes Greedly and Rigger's off-road racers to a recycling center, though they ride them later. See more
Planet - you can't do this! You know how much those babies set me back?
No, but I know how much you set this *desert* back - about a thousand years!
[Greedly and Rigger yell and flee