Piston Cup racer
Dan competes in the 2016 Piston Cup season in Cars 3. He enters the season as a mid-season replacement for the previous Gask-Its racer, Rex Revler. He starts his career with a third place finish at the Rustbelt Raceway behind J.P. Drive. In the Florida 500, he starts in sixteenth place. After the multi-car wreck caused by Cam Spinner, Dan restarts in sixteenth place again behind Spikey Fillups. He finishes the race in fifteenth place.
- Dan is named after Cars 3 global technology engineer and lightspeed technical director Daniel Garcia.