In 2017, Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released Cars 3, an American computer-animated sports comedy-adventure film. The third film in the Cars franchise and the sequel to 2011’s Cars 2. Before its June 16 theatrical release in the United States, Cars 3 was previewed for the NASCAR industry on May 23 in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician with her own plan to win, inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet, and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn't through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!