Spyglass Entertainment has tapped Matt Johnson to write Baja 1000, an action adventure set against the backdrop of the annual Baja 1000 off-road race.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story centers on a mechanic from Southern California who heals a rift with his father and simultaneously realizes his dream of racing the Baja 1000. Described as the Indy 500 for off-road enthusiasts, the Mexico race attracts hundreds of thousands of people, including such celebrities as Indy racer Mario Andretti and James Garner.