Cartney Brakin is a small car (presumably a child) and a huge Lightning McQueen fan.
He is seen playing with an RC McQueen toy inside a store full of McQueen merchandise, during the Tokyo arrival scene. Upon meeting McQueen and Mater, he faints with excitement to have his idol in front of him.
- Cartney is named after Cars 2 production office coordinator and Pixar employee Courtney Bergin.
- According to his die-cast, Cartney's license plate is 06-23.