Junior "Midnight" Moon is a supporting character in Cars 3. He is voiced by Junior Johnson. He is "an old-time, bona fide legend of the early Piston Cup circuit and contemporary of the late Doc Hudson, McQueen’s mentor".[1]

Behind the Scenes

Junior Moon is based on Junior Johnson, a former moonshiner and NASCAR icon who is nicknamed "the Last American Hero".[2] Moon's design is based on Johnson's own 1939 Ford.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Cars 3 Character Profiles
  2. New 'Cars 3' characters inspired by NASCAR legends