Piston Cup racer
Slider Petrolski is one of the racers for the Sidewall Shine racing team, along with Zeb. He is a Capitol Motors Verve XT that is painted yellow and black, with the number 74 painted in white on his doors and roof. He has the Sidewall Shine logo printed on his hood and trunk.
In Cars, Slider is seen racing at the Motor Speedway of the South, among thirty-five other competitors. When Chick Hicks causes a huge accident, Slider is one of the many involved, ramming into Floyd Mulvihill, and suffers some minor damage, though he is still able to continue racing, but finishes in second to last place.
The World of Cars Online
Between the events of Cars and Cars 3, Slider retires, but his sponsor does not appear in Cars 3.
Profiles and statistics
- "Slider Petrolski's parents named him Slider after his uncle: famed dirt track racer Slide Powers who graced the gritty, makeshift tracks of the late forties. Aspiring to his namesake Slider started racing at an early age. He challenged postal trucks, taxis, delivery vans and all varieties of unsuspecting pedestrian motorists. He even raced a police car, but only once."
Names in other languages
- Polish: Ślizgacz Petrolski
- At the start of the last lap Petrolski is seen in last place but next shot Claude Scruggs is seen in last.
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