Jack Simmons, a racing driver, owns a fast car which he enters in the Corona races. Shortly before the meet is to take place, the bank in which the savings of his parents as well as his own are deposited, suspends payment and they are left penniless. Confident in the speed of the car and his ability as a driver, Jack raises all the money he can and bets it on the race. Joe Siler, a plunger, has wagered a large sum of money on the contestant, whom he thinks will win the race, but the form shown by Jack's car in the practice races worries him. He knows that he cannot bribe him, so he pretends friendship for Simmons and wins his confidence. Shortly before the race is to start Simmons is found drugged and unable to pilot his car. Siler, who is responsible for this condition of affairs, goes to the track, secure in the belief that nothing can prevent his favorite winning. To his surprise Simmons' car, with a new driver, enters the race and wins. Almost ruined by the loss of the money he ...
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