Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
The 100 Greatest Video Games
Robin Williams: The Big Interview
Kevin Feige:
My Movie Life

The Marvel supremo's pick of the flicks
Want To Be An Empire Journalist?
Find out how here
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Tak3n Trailer Smashes Online
It ends here
Dominic Cooper Boards Marvel's Agent Carter
The young Howard Stark is officially back
New Trailer For Horrible Bosses 2
How to suck at business without really trying...
Alec Baldwin And Kevin Spacey Set For Boss Baby
From DreamWorks Animation
Netflix To Simultaneously Release Crouching Tiger 2
Streaming service makes big deal
Tetris Movie In The Works
We're not kidding
Big Headed For TV
Rush Hour will also become a show
David Fincher Will Direct The First Season Of HBO's Utopia
He'll be busy next year...
New Look At Oscar Isaac In A Most Violent Year
J. C. Chandor's Once Upon A Time In America
Teaser Trailer For Inherent Vice
Paul Thomas Anderson does Thomas Pynchon
Billy Elliot Beats The Equalizer
Live screening of stage musical scores at the UK box office
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Teaser Trailer For Inherent Vice
Paul Thomas Anderson does Thomas Pynchon
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Kingsman: The Secret Service
13 February 2015
Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb
19 December 2014
Interstellar
07 November 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Moebius (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Mr. Morgan's Last Love (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Empire Star Rating
Maleficent (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Two More Cars 2 Characters Arrive
Meet Jeff Gorvette and Darrell Cartrip

22 March 2011  |  Written by Ali Plumb  

submit to reddit

Cars 2 is beginning to have so many characters we’re losing count. You know, in a good way. Besides the original best buddies of Lightning and Mater, there’s Finn McMissile (Michael Caine) and Holley Shiftwell (Emily Mortimer), and plenty more besides – and here’s two more to add to the list.

Their names: Jeff Gorvette and Darrell Cartrip. The first is a racer, the second a racing commentator, so it’s natural that they’re batched together, no?

Here’s a more detailed view of Jeff, in the form of a turntable video, but as for Darrell, you’re just going to have to make do with a high-res image, I’m afraid. You can’t win ‘em all, sorry!

 

 

Jeff Gorvette is one of the greatest American racecars alive today. Donning the stars and stripes of his country’s flag, the #24 Corvette C6.R has proven his ability to succeed on the big ovals and the road courses of the Grand Touring Sports circuits. Having moved from his hometown of Vallejo, California to Indiana to be closer to the racing world, Gorvette’s ability to accelerate at such a young age has turned hoods wherever he competes. His championships and number of victories are unmatched, making him a respected competitor — and legitimate threat — at the World Grand Prix.

Darrell Cartrip is a legendary multi-Piston Cup champion turned beloved racing announcer. The Kentucky-born #17 Chevrolet Monte Carlo is known for his wild colour commentary, delighting Piston Cup fans with his humour, charisma and signature catch phrases —"Boogity, Boogity, Boogity! Let's go racin' boys!" He’s spent years on the track, in the pits and in the grease, and he’ll tell you all about it. This American Southern gentleman knows what it takes to win, and plans to bring that fervent expertise to calling the World Grand Prix.

And as an extra treat, here's another poster for the film, from the guys over at Moviefone. Click on the picture to see a high-res version over their way...

 Cars 2 is out in the UK on July 22 this year.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

First Pic From Polanski's Carnage
Exclusive sneak peek at all-star cast
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Bond Girls Who Made It Big
The actresses who overcame the curse of 007 to forge successful careers

The Future Of Film: A Woman Will Direct Star Wars
No longer a men’s club, Hollywood is going to start opening its doors...

The Empire Podcast #130: Interviews With Rosamund Pike, Lee Child And Antoine Fuqua
The Gone Girl star, Jack Reacher author and The Equalizer director pop in for a chat

The Future Of Film: Movie Posters Will Talk To You (And Buy Your Tickets)
Movie posters will be bigger, better... and talk to you?

The 50 Greatest Voice Performances In Movies
Who has the most talented tonsils in town?

25 Movie Songs Bigger Than The Movie
The film tunes that transcend their origins...

Denzel Washington: A Viewer’s Guide
The highs and lows of The Equalizer star’s career to date

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 6 Issues Of Empire For Only £15!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)