Can't remember the name of this car movie?

I think it was the 80's or early 90's and I remember a movie about a guy who is avenging the death of someone close by racing them in a tricked out futuristic looking car. The bad guys end up dead either by racing off the road or running in to something. It is set mostly in the desert (looked like Az, Ca,... show more I think it was the 80's or early 90's and I remember a movie about a guy who is avenging the death of someone close by racing them in a tricked out futuristic looking car. The bad guys end up dead either by racing off the road or running in to something. It is set mostly in the desert (looked like Az, Ca, or Nv). It is driving (pun intended) me crazy. Best Answer vote to the first one to get the correct movie.
Update: It was The Wraith. Thanks. I finally can get some rest.
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