Everybody knows George Lucas' movie, American Graffiti (1973). Some people think the story, the 1932 yellow Ford known as The Milner Coupe and the street racing were real. The truth is, Lucus and his screenwriters made everything up. American Graffiti is just a story.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2011/07/05/Woodward-Street-Racing