However, a short time later, pilot Brad Rank advised the controller that he would be unable to make those airports.
He either retires or gets fired sometime between Cars and Cars 3 and got replaced by Tommy Highbanks.
The captain adds that the Klingon is the bravest man he's ever known.
He returns for Cars 3 as the sponsor for Cal Weathers.
He is one of the next-gens who didn't finish the Florida 500, due to a massive crash, indirectly started by him.
Ben Crankleshaft, Chet Boxkaar and Oliver Lightload are sleeping trucks at the Top Down Truck Stop.