Blue, purple, yellow
Piston Cup racer
- "Maybe it's best if he doesn't show up. You know, after how last season ended?"
- —Bubba Wheelhouse, Jr. being interviewed by RSN, Cars 3
Bubba Wheelhouse, Jr. is a next-generation Piston Cup racer. His number is 6, and he is sponsored by Transberry Juice. He is a Next-Gen 2017 Race Car SA-3.  He takes over the Transberry Juice sponsorship from Markus Krankzler after the latter either retired or got fired.
In Cars 3, Bubba debuts at the Georgia Motor Speedway and finishes in 5th place. He finishes in 12th place at Heartland Motor Speedway. In the Los Angeles 500, he starts in 19th. where he starts out in 15th behind Chase Racelott. Before the Florida 500, Bubba is interviewed on where he thinks Lightning McQueen might be, and he says that its probably best if Lightning doesn't appear due to the end of last season. During the Florida 500, a wreck started due to Cam Spinner losing control and Bubba is seen maneuvering through the wreck with McQueen. After Cruz Ramirez wins the Florida 500, Bubba did the blinker joke on Cruz rather than congratulating her. He finishes in 20th place.
Profiles and statistics
- "Bubba Wheelhouse is a next-generation stock car racer who has been racing nearly all his life and has been one of the youngest victors on the speedway. He runs a fast-and-furious but has his eyes on the prize. He is a champion for diversity, believing that all race cars deserve a lane on the track."
- "Hey Cruz! Your blinker's on!" - Cars 3
- Bubba is named after his voice actor, whom races frequently in the Xfinity Series and took over the #43 car in real life when the previous driver (Aric Almirola) got an injury that prevented him from driving for several months.
- Bubba's die-cast concept shows that he has the number 6 on his sides. However, for some reason, he has the number 63 on his roof.
- In promotional poster, he is named Bubba Wheelhouse, Jr.
- In around 2016/2017, his voice actor, was just an Xfinity racer (before Aric Almirola's crash) not like the other Nascar voice actors who were in the Nascar Cup.