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Celebrate Father’s Day with Car Masters Weekend at Downtown Disney

If you're looking for a "revved up" way to celebrate Father's Day this year, start your engines and head over to Downtown Disney West Side for Car Masters Weekend.

This classic car show "with a modern twist" is planned for June 14-16, and will feature more than 150 classic, muscle, and exotic cars. The event is also showcasing Disney-Pixar's Cars movies " giving guests the chance to meet raceway stars Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Finn McMissle from Cars 2.

Judge Sides With Disney/Pixar In 'Cars' Complaint

Were characters from the popular Disney/Pixar "Cars" and "Cars 2" movies plagiarized from a British screenwriter? Not according to a recent ruling by a federal judge.

Last spring, Jake Mandeville-Anthony claimed the talking, adventure-loving autos from the animated films were based on his original idea. The screenwriter brought his claim to light last spring and said he submitted a script in the 1990's in which similiar characters appeared. At the time he made the claim, he also sought to prevent the release of "Cars 2."

See Lightning McQueen at DHS Extreme Stunt Show

There's some good news for you "Cars" fans heading to DHS this year. Lightning McQueen is now up and running at Disney Hollywood Studio's Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

Last month, we reported "Cars 2" star Lightning McQueen would be joining the cast of the popular DHS show this summer, and now it looks like you can catch the charming character in the show daily. Also, you can meet up with McQueen and his sidekick Mater before or after the show in The Winner's Circle.

Lightning McQueen Will Join Lights, Motors, Action! at DHS

Fans of "Cars" and "Cars 2" will have another way of seeing one of the films' stars this summer besides the theater as Lightning McQueen prepares to join the cast of Disney Hollywood Studio's Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show.

Look for Lightning McQueen to make a cameo appearance as the stunt show director prepares a highlight reel to showcase "one of the greatest race cars of all time." Mater, Lightning McQueen's sidekick, also is involved as well as a "mysterious black automobile."

Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend Coming in May

"Cars" fans, take notice and prepare to mark your calendars: the Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend is gearing up to take place May 13 - 15.

Just in time to celebrate the upcoming release of "Cars 2," the gang from Radiator Springs will be making appearances all weekend at Downtown Disney. Families can catch up with Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile, as well as partake in "Cars"-related activities.