The Los Angeles International Speedway, in California, is where the tiebreaker race in Piston Cup history took place in Cars after Lightning McQueen, Chick Hicks and the King tied each other at the Motor Speedway of the South. Although Chick had won the race, his fans turned on him for cheating: he had deliberately caused the King to spin out in a horrible crash. Chick Hicks was declared a cheater and loser. There was an attendance of nearly 200,000 cars.
- The track is inspired by the Auto Club Speedway.
- The venue for the Piston Cup tiebreaker race is a conglomeration of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Arroyo Seco in Pasadena where the Rose Bowl is located, as well as the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana.
- The Scoring Pylon (showing numbers 43, 86 and 95), along with the one at the Motor Speedway of the South, is taken from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
- In the film, Darrell mentions the final race having an attendance of nearly 200,000 cars, but in production terms, there were really only 100,000 plus 1,500 in the infields and aisles and 13,000 entering the stadium to find seats. This is nearly twice as many as the 60,700 cars in Motor Speedway.
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