• Mar 17, 2011
Rip Clutchgoneski – Click above for high-res image gallery

The latest character from Pixar's upcoming CARS 2 sequel is an open-wheel LMP-style racer (score one for commenters, we agree he looks more Le Mans than F1) from the former European colony of New Rearendia. Rip is the new republic's best hope of getting its name on the map, and he's managed to push his way into the World Grand Prix on the back of some impressive and improbable qualifying wins.

Rip has his work cut out for him, and attributes his successes to luck. The real reason for his success, however, is clearly his immense skill. Rip joins an already extensive cast of cars that make up the the characters of CARS 2.

Watch for Rip and the rest of the Lightning McQueen's new buddies when Disney/Pixar's CARS 2 hits theaters on June 24.




[Source: Pixar]


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      • 3 Years Ago
      Robert Kubica?
      • 3 Years Ago
      Probably a live axle car and handles terrible on the track.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Kinda the best of both worlds, like the March 817 or theoretical Red Bull X1.

      http://files.conceptcarz.com/img/March/81-March-817-DV-10-MO-05.jpg
      • 3 Years Ago
      787B-ish!
        • 3 Years Ago
        Yeah. You beat me to it!!! That was the first car I though of.
      • 3 Years Ago
      No MINI or Mini??
      • 3 Years Ago
      I didn't know open wheel race cars had fenders.......
      • 3 Years Ago
      Hmm...he doesn't look very open-wheeled to me. More like an LMP.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Open wheel? Clearly an LMP. :)
      • 3 Years Ago
      You can't have THIS many characters in a movie and expect kids to follow along. I think at this point in time they just want to sell as many toys as possible.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Agreed. The first movie was a marketing juggernaut and after nearly 3 years they're still selling toys. The sequel will be no different.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wait, wait, don't tell me...he has a Russian accent.
        • 3 Years Ago
        Probably more likely balkan area. :-)
      • 3 Years Ago
      Seriously? People really care about this bs?
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