Herbie: Fully Loaded (film) The famous VW enters the world of NASCAR racing with his new owner, Maggie Peyton, a third-generation member of a legendary NASCAR family. Racing is in Maggie’s blood, but she has been forbidden from pursuing her dreams by her overprotective father, Ray. Ray offers to buy Maggie a car for her college graduation, but takes her to a junkyard where a 1960s era Volkswagen beetle catches her eye. She leaves in the rusty, banged-up car, soon discovering it is no ordinary auto, but a charmed car that will literally help change the course of her life. With a little help, Herbie becomes stronger and faster than ever, and he and Maggie get the chance to realize their dreams on the NASCAR track. Released on June 22, 2005. Directed by Angela Robinson. Stars Lindsay Lohan (Maggie Peyton), Michael Keaton (Ray Peyton, Sr.), Matt Dillon (Trip Murphy), Justin Long (Kevin), Breckin Meyer (Ray Peyton, Jr.), Cheryl Hines (Sally), Jimmi Simpson (Crash), Jill Ritchie (Charisma). 101 min. Herbie’s NASCAR appearance took place at the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series’ Pop Secret 500, held on September 4, 2004, at the California Speedway, in Fontana.