Trivia: During the park scene before the final race, there is a racing driver with green and white overalls who enters the park with his son. This driver is the director Renny Harlin, and his real-life son Lukas.
Trivia: In the scene of real Champ car drivers doing pre-race rituals, Kenny Brack (the driver of the Shell car) is holding a photo of a baby and then tapes it inside his race suit. The baby you see in the picture is director Renny Harlin's son, Lukas.
Trivia: The reporter in the Toronto press conference is Brian Jennings, the film's visual effects supervisor.