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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
* The track is inspired by the [[wikipedia:Auto_Club_Speedway|Auto Club Speedway]].
 
* The track is inspired by the [[wikipedia:Auto_Club_Speedway|Auto Club Speedway]].
* The venue for the Piston Cup tiebreaker race is a conglomeration of the [[wikipedia:Los_Angeles_Memorial_Coliseum|Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum]], the [[wikipedia:Arroyo_Seco_(Los_Angeles_County)|Arroyo Seco]] in Pasadena where the [[wikipedia:Rose_Bowl_(stadium)|Rose Bowl]] is located, and the [[wikipedia:Auto_Club_Speedway|Auto Club Speedway]] in Fontana.
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* The venue for the Piston Cup tiebreaker race is a conglomeration of the [[wikipedia:Los_Angeles_Memorial_Coliseum|Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum]], the [[wikipedia:Arroyo_Seco_(Los_Angeles_County)|Arroyo Seco]] in Pasadena where the [[wikipedia:Rose_Bowl_(stadium)|Rose Bowl]] is located, and the [[wikipedia:Auto_Club_Speedway|Auto Club Speedway]] in Fontana, all of them located in California.
* This is also where Lightning McQueen has a terrible crash in [[Cars 3]] when pushing himself too hard to catch up to [[Jackson Storm]]
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* This is also where Lightning McQueen has a terrible crash in [[Cars 3]] when pushing himself too hard to catch up to [[Jackson Storm]].
 
* The Scoring Pylon (showing numbers 43, 86 and 95), along with the one at the Motor Speedway of the South, is taken from the [[wikipedia:Indianapolis_Motor_Speedway|Indianapolis Motor Speedway]].
 
* The Scoring Pylon (showing numbers 43, 86 and 95), along with the one at the Motor Speedway of the South, is taken from the [[wikipedia:Indianapolis_Motor_Speedway|Indianapolis Motor Speedway]].
 
* Despite [[Darrell Cartrip|Darrell]] mentioning that the final race had an attendance of 200,000 cars, there were really only 100,000 cars in production terms plus an additional 1,500 in the aisles and infields. This is still larger than the 60,000 cars at Motor Speedway and 700 in its infields. Also, 13,000 cars are entering the stadium to find seats.<ref>[https://www.mos.org/sites/dev-elvis.mos.org/files/docs/press-kits/Press%20Kit-%20Approved%20Fun%20Facts.pdf The Science Behind Pixar: Fun Facts]</ref>
 
* Despite [[Darrell Cartrip|Darrell]] mentioning that the final race had an attendance of 200,000 cars, there were really only 100,000 cars in production terms plus an additional 1,500 in the aisles and infields. This is still larger than the 60,000 cars at Motor Speedway and 700 in its infields. Also, 13,000 cars are entering the stadium to find seats.<ref>[https://www.mos.org/sites/dev-elvis.mos.org/files/docs/press-kits/Press%20Kit-%20Approved%20Fun%20Facts.pdf The Science Behind Pixar: Fun Facts]</ref>

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Los angeles international speedway

The speedway during the Piston Cup season.

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. There was an attendance of nearly 200,000 cars.

In Cars 3, Los Angeles International Speedway is where the final race of the 2017 Piston Cup season took place. By then, most of the veteran racers have been replaced by next-generation rookies, though a few are still present. In the race, Lightning does well, but he is unable to get past Jackson Storm, who leads most of the time. Lightning manages to take the lead after a fast pit stop, only to be past by Jackson Storm again. Trying to catch up, Lightning decides to push himself, which leads to him sliding out of control and tumbling down the track. It would take four months for him to recover.

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References

  1. The Science Behind Pixar: Fun Facts
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