We have an Opening Date for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy debuting at Disney's Hollywood Studios

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Cars fans rejoice! We have an opening date for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy debuting at Disney's Hollywood Studios this Spring.

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy will debut on March 31, 2019 at Sunset Showcase located next to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster. This show will put you right into the world of Pixar's Cars as told by Lightening McQueen himself. Disney is stating that the show is a first-of-its-kind experience.

What is Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy?

"To kick things off, Lightning demonstrates what he’s learned over the years by using his brand-new, state-of-the-art racing simulator and its wraparound screen. Of course, as this seasoned racer has discovered throughout his career, things don’t always go according to plan, and he has to think fast to get back on course.​
With Tow Mater, Cruz Ramirez and the gang from Radiator Springs rooting him on, Lightning gears up for the challenge. Will he emerge victorious? Speed on over to find out.​
Bonus: after the show, you’ll even have the chance to snap a photo with trainer-turned-racer Cruz Ramirez just outside the Academy." Walt Disney World​
We are very excited to experience this new adventure coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios. Are you?
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Our boys are huge Cars fans and this sounds pretty fun. Is there any other information out about with more specifics to the show? Still seems a little vaque with the information out there as to what exactly to expect.


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My boys have all been through the "Lightning McQueen" phase, so this is something I am sure they will all love! I am interested to see when it debuts to see what everyone's reactions are! With favorite characters being put into the parks, I am sure it will be great!