As part of the promotion for this film's release in 1979, Ted Coombs traveled on roller-skates across the USA for a total of 5,193 miles, setting a world record. He is now a technology author, futurist, artist, and scientist.
During the fight scene between Oklahoma Daredevil Roy Budnitz (Meat Loaf) and the only running car left (Camaro) the wheels change shot to shot, from high-end honeycomb alloy wheels to basic steel rally wheels.
The trivia item below may give away important plot points.
At the end when they rap up what happened to the people involved. The say that Monty Rushmore(Harvey Korman) after a 2 year stint in a mental institution he became the host of other "The Tonight Show". Jay Leno who plays Larry Miller aka. Poopy butt is in a scene where he fights his mother played by stunt women Mary Boss.