LIghtning McQueen is a young cocky race car on his way to the final race and falls out of the back of Mac the truck. He gets lost and ends up in a small town on Route 66 called Radiator Springs. It is an old abandoned town with only a few cars that still live there. The cars don't like him at first because he ruins their road in town. This is the exposition of the movie.
September 17, 2019
McQueen is sentenced to fix the road before he leaves the town but he is in a big hurry to get to the big race. Nothing is more important to him than getting to California and winning the Piston Cup. This is the conflict of the movie.
September 18, 2019
When he starts to fix the road the other cars realize their businesses look old and sad. The whole town decides to start fixing themselves up. This is part of the rising action.
September 19, 2019
The other cars are happy that McQueen is doing a good job on the road and start being nice to him. McQueen doesn't have any friends and he starts to like the other cars in the town. but he wants to hurry up and leave and get to his race. This is still part of the rising action.
September 20, 2019
McQueen starts to fall in love with Sally. She shows him what the town used to be like. He wants to help all his new friends and they fix up the entire town. He has never had friends before. This is still a part of the rising action,
September 21, 2019
The press finds Lightening McQueen and he has to decide if he is going to leave Radiator Springs for the race. He doesn't know what to do because he really wants to stay with his friends. WInning doesn't seem as important to him anymore but everyone is expecting him to race. This is the climax.
September 22, 2019 3 pm
McQueen finally makes it to California for the final race but he misses his friends. He is racing but he keeps remembering his time in Radiator Springs and he is in last place.
September 22, 2019 4pm
McQueen is losing the race until he hears his friends over the microphone and sees them. They came to help him as his pit crew. With his friends help he goes from worst to first in the race.
September 22, 2019 5pm
Right before McQueen is about to win the race Chick Hicks hits the King and makes him crash. McQueen wants to help King finish his last race so he pushes him across the finish line and gives up first place.
September 24, 2019
Lightening McQueen decides to go back to Radiator Springs and stay with all of his new friends. He learns that friendship is important and there is more to life than racing, This is the denoument of the movie.