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Rust-eze Racing Center trainees
The Rookie Racers are young race cars that train at the Rust-eze Racing Center, in hopes of becoming professional racers. The next-generation models have chrome liveries and solid colored wheel rims and details. They are not official race cars that actually compete.
The Rookie Racers are seen at the Rust-eze Racing Center during Lightning McQueen's visit with Sterling in Cars 3. Some of their names are known: the green car is named Ronald while the blue car is named Gabriel, the purple car is named Kurt, the orange car is named Aiden and the other blue car is named Tom W and yellow car is named Sudeep and forest green car is Krzysztof.
- Besides Jackson Storm, Cruz Ramirez, Daniel Swervez, Chase Racelott, Cam Spinner, Rich Mixon, Ryan Laney & Bubba Wheelhouse, these are the only next generation racers that actually have speaking lines.
- Kurt, Ronald, Gabriel and Aiden are the only Rookie racers who have a speaking lines.