Characters from Cars 2 rolling into Toronto

by W. Andrew Powell
Finn McMissile, Mater and Lightning McQueen

Four-time Piston Cup champion Lightning McQueen and his friends are coming to Toronto this weekend, and you can the kids can see them in action if you want a little preview of Pixar’s Cars 2, which opens in theatres this summer.

The event has three of the Cars 2 stars, which are life-size remote-controlled models of the characters, racing, lighting up, and making noise for their fans.

Lightning McQueen and his best friend Mater will be joined by master British spy Finn McMissile at the NASCAR SpeedPark at 1 Bass Pro Mills Drive E-2 in Vaughan starting tomorrow, Saturday, April 9th from 10:00am to 9:00pm, on Sunday, April 10th from 11:00am to 8:00pm, and on Monday, April 11th from 10:00am to 9:00pm.

Fans will be able to check out the cars, plus enjoy Cars 2-related e-photo opportunities, games and giveaways, and enter the “Agents on a Mission” sweepstakes.

Cars 2 opens in theatres on June 24, 2011.

Movie synopsis: Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in Disney•Pixar’s Cars 2 when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix. But the road to the championship is filled with surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile (voice of Michael Caine).

Photos courtesy of Disney/Pixar.

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