In the ultra-competitive world of professional auto racing, a legendary racecar driver battles on and off the track with his unscrupulous former car owner in a world where winning really is a matter of life and death.

Fast brings you behind the scenes of racers so desperate to win that they will put lives on the line to reach the checkered flag first. When Johnny Hanson crashes trying to win the race that would give him the most championships ever, he not only loses his chance at a record, he almost loses his life. Questions surrounding the crash -- was Johnny driving over his head or was there something wrong with the car -- break the team into factions who become bitter enemies. Best friends become rivals and lovers become enemies as the competition continues on and off the track.