The Dinoco 400 is a race in Cars and Cars 3. In Cars, it was at the Motor Speedway of the South. In Cars 3, it was at Copper Canyon Speedway. At the 2017 Dinoco 400, rookie Jackson Storm beat all other racers with a huge impact, making Lightning McQueen's generation old. McQueen began losing races, and at the California race, he crashed. The Dinoco 400 was the last race in the 2006 Piston Cup Racing Series. In 2017, it was not, but the California race was.