The original footage used for Jessie's failed jump was from Evel Knievel's May 1975 crash at Wembley Stadium.
End of the line Evel.
Evel Knieval: What did you say?
Jessie: End of the line, man.
Evel Knieval: What are you talking about, your suppose to be at the other end.
Jessie: No. I always have been before, but not anymore. Today is my turn, my shot at the glory, I'm making this jump.
Evel Knieval: What are you ...
In the Mexican jump the device the mechanic installed is supposed to cause the front tire to blow out, but in the footage of the crash the front tire is still intact.