Lightning McQueen, Mater, and all of your favorite Cars characters have returned again to the small screen. Radiator Springs 500 1/2, a new “Tales from Radiator Springs” short, is now available for your viewing pleasure exclusively on the Disney Movies Anywhere website and Apple iOS app.
Featuring Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen and directed by Rob Gibbs (‘Mater’s Tall Tales’), ‘Radiator Springs 500 1/2′ tells the story of a “leisurely drive” planned in honor of Radiator Springs’ town founder, Stanley, which turns precarious as Baja pros descend on the town and challenge Lightning McQueen to an off-road race. Meanwhile, the townsfolk, led by a Stanley-costumed Mater, enjoy the planned “leisurely drive” to retrace Stanley’s original frontier route. Thinking they’re on the same course, a wrong turn sends McQueen and the Baja pros on a treacherously wild bid for survival. The misunderstanding leaves the racing professionals in awe of the “legend” of Stanley: the Original Off-Road Racer.