"Chuck Manifold started off in the news world as Barry Pipenloo. But when he started covering the race scene, he knew he needed a name better suited for the tough nature of the racing world. As soon as he started reporting as Chuck Manifold, his career took off faster than a drag racer at a green light."
Names in other languages
- Polish: Czarek Składak (real name: Barry Plujsitko)
- On a newspaper seen during The Mel Dorado Show in Cars 2, the name of a journalist having the same last name as Chuck Manifold, named Rusty Manifold, can be seen.