Speedway Junky(1999) A young high school dropout with aspirations of joining the NASCAR racing circuit travels to Las Vegas in order to strike it rich and see his dreams realized. Reality sets in, however, as he is robbed, propositioned and beaten soon after his arrival. A kind-hearted hustler takes him in and cares for him. The two teenagers develop a close friendship which transcends their troubled lives. Through their relationship, the young man learns lessons about perseverance, loyalty and love.