Guests can enjoy Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy on Sunset Boulevard at Hollywood Studios. This action-packed attraction debuted on March 31, 2019, in a collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios & Disney Parks Live Entertainment. Learn 5 reasons to see Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy and become a rookie racer.
1. Original Voices
The shows authenticity of placing guests into the Cars story includes using many original voice talents from Cars 3 and more. This includes someone who has contributed to each Pixar Animation Studios feature film, John Ratzenberger.
2. Pre-Show Experience
Before the show begins enjoy fun activities outside. Play games such as Tire Toss. Enjoy photo opportunities with Cruz Ramirez. Also, enjoy a D.J. hosted dance party named DJ’s Ready! Set! Party Time! Plus, see DJ, the Ultimate party on Wheels. Bringing dancing and games for guests throughout the day.
3. 10-Minutes of Air-Conditioning
Step inside for the show, and enjoy the 10-minute show and break from the sun (or rain). This attraction is great for all ages, children will love it and parents will appreciate the indoor break.
4. Lightning McQueen
For fans of Lightning McQueen, he is the star of the show! He appears on stage after a grand introduction. Then, guests are put into the Cars story for the first time with special effects and more Cars friends on screen. Learn the rules of the road from Lightning McQueen and more. Guests are then announced as honorary members of Lightning McQueen’s racing team.
5. Wraparound Screen
Guests will notice the large wraparound screen as soon as the show begins. The screen appears behind Lightning McQueen and helps further immerse guests in the show. Guests get a front row seat to the race with the state-of-the-art racing simulator.
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