In Cars, Boardman attends the Dinoco 400 at the Motor Speedway of the South. While he is trying to get a picture of Lightning McQueen, Mia and Tia push their way to the front of the crowd, capturing McQueen's attention.
""Dash" Boardman never misses a shot. Dash got his big break in Tallahassee when he inadvertently made a wrong turn into the celebrity brake check area and found himself face to face with the legendary racer Spyder Dangerford. With some fast talking and quick wit, Dash left with an exclusive photo of Spyder and a scoop on the champ's inside track strategy!"
- In Cars, when Mia and Tia, first come to greet Lightning, he has a green paint job. However, when security arrives to take the twins away, his paint is brown.