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Cars 3 Rolls Out Key Cast and Characters!

Mar 09, 2017

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) 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, Cruz Ramirez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), with her own plan to win, plus 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!

Cars 3Cars 3Courtesy of Disney•Pixar

Below are the newcomers and Cars franchise veterans who join the previously announced voice talent and characters: Owen Wilson as world champion racer Lightning McQueen, Cristela Alonzo as unconventional trainer Cruz Ramirez, and Armie Hammer as sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm.


  • Kerry Washington lends her voice to Natalie Certain, a highly respected statistical analyst who knows her numbers. Book-smart and mathematically gifted, Certain may earn top marks in her ability to evaluate a racer’s stats, but she could be underestimating the importance of determination.

Statistical Analyst Natalie Certain in Cars 3 - Kerry WashingtonStatistical Analyst Natalie CertainCourtesy of Disney•Pixar
  • Nathan Fillion voices Sterling, a brilliant businesscar who runs Rust-eze Racing Center—one of the most successful elite training facilities in the country. The always dapper Sterling comes across as unassuming and laid back, but business is business, and Sterling is driven to ensure all of his investments pay off. 

Brilliant Businesscar Sterling in Cars 3 - Nathan FillionBrilliant Businesscar SterlingCourtesy of Disney•Pixar
  • Lea DeLaria provides the voice of Miss Fritter, a local legend at the Thunder Hollow Speedway demolition derby. Fritter’s formidable school-bus size is intimidating, but it’s her smoke stacks of doom, razor-sharp stop sign and crazy collection of her victims’ license plates that usually steers her opponents in the other direction.

Local Legend Miss Fritter in Cars 3 - Lea DeLariaLocal Legend Miss FritterCourtesy of Disney•Pixar

Three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was called on to voice Hamilton, a fully loaded, built-in voice command assistant to high-tech trainer Cruz Ramirez. When Lightning McQueen takes his training off road, Cruz enlists Hamilton’s help to keep the struggling racer on track. 

Cars 3 Movie PosterCars 3 PosterCourtesy of Disney•Pixar

Cars 3 cruises into theaters on June 16, 2017. 

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