Right after the 1959 Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro’s regime ruled car racing a dangerous, elitist sport. This traditional entertainment ceased overnight, but it was impossible to suppress some people’s passion for fast cars and racing fans on the ‘island of freedom’ went underground. Shiny American classics and Soviet Moskvitches tore through Havana’s streets during secret races. When, 50 years later, the first legal race is allowed, expectations run high. Will the authorities keep their word? Dynamic editing and captivating Cuban music provide the backdrop for this film about passion, defiance and perseverance.