Grant Willard sponsors drivers in a "new" form of race car driving called The Figure Eight. The rise and fall of one such driver is the whole story behind PIT STOP.
Flesh Against Steel!
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Did You Know?
The magazine Rick Bowman (Dick Davalos) is reading in the hotel room is the January 1967 issue of Hot Rod. On the cover is a picture Dan Gurney and his Gurney Weslake engine. See more
During the race sequences, car tires are consistently heard squealing on the dirt track. Tires cannot make a squealing sound on dirt. See more
I'm trying to find myself a winner. Racing is a tough business. It's strictly the survival of the fittest. It's just like war: You got a winner and a loser and nothing in between. I busted a lot of heads, training my company in the Marines. But when they got into action, they led the whole Division in decorations received - what was left of them.