Cruz Ramirez is the deuteragonist of Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3. She is Lightning McQueen’s trainer who has her own desires for racing her entire life.
Why She Rocks
- Her design is very amazing and colorful.
- Cristela Alonzo does her voice very well.
- Like her hero, Lightning McQueen, she wants to be a racer, and somehow gets her chance.
- She has a pretty emotional backstory, when she wanted to be a racer herself, but felt she didn’t belong, since she was outclassed by other racers who looked nothing like her.
- She is optimistic, sunny, and friendly. She even evolved from a trainer to a confident racer, thus getting some serious character development.
- She is willing to help others.
- While it was just an accident, she exposed Lightning at Thunder Hollow not to forget she also almost got him killed at the Crazy Eight speedway.
- She can be unsure of racing at times, despite the fact that she dreamed of doing it.