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Small Details In Racing Movies That Fans Noticed

August 12, 2021 403 votes 65 voters 11.5k views14 items

List RulesVote up the coolest details fans found in racing movies.

Racing movies are often exciting spectacles that are remembered for a long time to come. From the Fast and the Furious series to Ford v Ferrari, these films strike a chord in viewers like nothing else can, and now movie buffs are turning to Reddit to expose racing movie details that have been missed by many audience members for a long while. 

Some of these details are from comedies - others, dramas - but all of these films contain car races in one way or another. However, one thing is for certain, and that is that readers are bound to have newfound knowledge on popular racing movies after taking in these small details.

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    I'm Not Chuck, Nice To Meet You In 'Cars'

    From Redditor u/rydencyborg:

    In Cars (2006), the member of Lightning McQueen's pit crew who insists that his name isn't Chuck is listed as "Not Chuck" in the end credits.

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    Convertible Waitresses In 'Cars'

    From Redditor u/chefbda:

    In Cars, the truck stop advertises "convertible waitresses." Topless.

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    Off To A Bumpy Start In 'Cars'

    From Redditor u/ia5009:

    In Cars (2006), Lightning McQueen's body shakes much more than Mater's because McQueen is a racecar with firmer suspension, which means the bumpy roads make him shake more aggressively than normal cars that have softer suspension.

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    The Real-Life 'Drift King' In 'Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift'

    From Redditor u/Ormo1996:

    In Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift, one of the fishermen despairing at Sean’s early attempts at drifting is the real-life “Drift King,” Keiichi Tsuchiya. Tsuchiya helped popularise the art and Touge driving, which also features heavily in the film.

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