Frank Shelby (Craig T. Nelson) was once the best flat track motorcycle racer on the circuit. Despite too many bone-breaking, high-speed wrecks, he dreams of winning “The Nationals”, the biggest race of his career. Constantly in and out of the hospital, Frank befriends a critically ill boy named Danny who is fascinated by the carefree biker. Together they form a special bond that gives them the strength to fight and face their challenges. For Frank, it’s the Nationals; for Danny it’s his life.