- Genius Bonus: Since actual footage is mixed up with movie-made footage, this tends to happen sometimes.
- The "Ice Cream" scene is based off a real-life occurrence between racer Benny Parsons and his pit crew.
- Hilarious in Hindsight: John C. Reilly in an early NASCAR themed movie? You don't say...
- Retroactive Recognition: Rowdy is far more recognizable to modern audiences as Yondu.
YMMV / Days of Thunder