Ho (Jean-Paul Belmondo) is a racecar driver who is sponsored by a colorful gangster. When his friend is involved in an accident that leads to his death, Ho leaves the world of auto racing behind. He joins the mob and becomes a getaway driver for thugs who pull off bank robberies. When the mob boss dies, Ho muscles in and tries to take over the gang. Kidnapping a journalist to cover the story firsthand, he has an affair with a famous model. The police are soon on the trail of the aspiring crime boss as a shootout leaves the beautiful model dead. Ho sees the end of his criminal dreams coming to an end as the authorities and newspaper photographers converge to chronicle his capture.
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