Dr. Tezla is the owner of the Scrim Corporation and founder of The World Race. He recruits drivers from all over the world to participate in the World Race. He had discovered Highway 35, and after he found out about the Wheel of Power that was located at the end of it, he began sending unmanned cars into Highway 35 to attempt get it, and study it more. He claims he wanted the Wheel to power entire cities with a completely clean energy. After his expeditions into Highway 35 kept failing, he recruited some of the best drivers from all over the world to help him achieve his goal, after a suggestion from Gig.