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[26 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy is slated to open in the spring of 2019 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and we have more details about this new attraction.
Guests will take on the role of “rookie racers” and once they arrive inside the theater they’ll be face to face with Lightning McQueen.
Everyone – including McQueen – will be “enveloped by a giant, wraparound screen that is nearly two stories tall and stretches more than 200 feet from end to end.”
Lightning McQueen wants to show everyone all that he’s learned over the years, but …

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[30 Jun 2018 | No Comment | ]
New Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy Show to Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

A new show starring Lightning McQueen is set to open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in early 2019.
In the new show, Cars star Lightning McQueen will bring the world of Cars to guests with some help from Mater and Cruz Ramirez.
Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy will be located near Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster at the Studios and guests will come face-to-face with McQueen.
In the show, McQueen wants to teach the up-and-coming rookies (the guests) what he’s learned over the years…but things might not go as planned.
Stay tuned for more details!
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[26 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Pal-A-Round to Debut this Summer on Pixar Pier

Mickey’s Fun Wheel is being reimagined as the new Pixar Pal-A-Round and is set to open this summer at Disney California Adventure when Pixar Pier opens.
Pixar Pier will be home to four neighborhoods inspired by The Incredibles, Inside Out, Toy Story, and other Pixar Stories.
The Pal-A-Round will be the centerpiece of this fourth neighborhood.
The 24 gondolas for the attraction will feature different pairs of Pixar friends including Joy and Sadness from Inside Out, Lightning McQueen and Mater from Cars, and Miguel and Hector from Coco.
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[8 Jul 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Merchandise Debuts at Cars Land Stores at Disney California Adventure

The next time you’re visiting Cars Land at Disney California Adventure, you’ll want to check out the new line of merchandise, including Dinoco-inspired items.
The new Dinoco items include tees for kids and adults, fleece items, and even a baseball cap.
Cars fans will also find a Radiator Springs Fire Department tee and a key chain and open edition Disney Trading pin featuring U.S. 66 artwork.
Other new items include a fleece featuring the Cars Land logo, and a tee with artwork for Ramone’s House of Body Art. Both of these items glow …

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[2 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
‘Cars 3’ Races into Theaters in June 2017

Lightning McQueen and friends are racing back to the big screen in Cars 3, which is slated for release in June 2017.
The latest installment in the franchise will introduce a new character, Cruz Ramirez, a young Hispanic female race car in a vibrant shade of yellow.
In the film Lightning McQueen is one of the oldest race cars in the circuit and Cruz Ramirez is trying to figure out how to teach the old car some new tricks.
A new racer named Jackson Storm is the leading rookie car and Cruz is …

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[3 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Announce ‘Cars Daredevil Garage’ App

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) recently announced the new Cars Daredevil Garage mobile app that works with Mattel diecast cars.
This action-packed app gives fans a chance to collect and scan the Mattel dicast cars and use them in the virtual stunt-filled world. A new Precision Series of “detailed and movie accurate” collector diecast cars is set to be released this fall by DCPI. The cars will feature elements unique to each Cars character.
Fans can collect and scan any of Mattle’s 2015 mainline diecasst cars into the app and …

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[16 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
New Attraction-Themed Merchandise Arrives in Disney Parks

If you’re still looking for that perfect holiday gift for the ultimate Disney Parks fan on your list, you might be in luck.
There is a whole new line of attraction-themed merchandise that recently debuted at the Disney Parks and it features apparel, home goods, home décor items, and more.
The new ‘it’s a small world’ collection features a new logo with vibrant colors celebrating the iconic ride. The merchandise includes kids’ and adult T-shirts, a coffee mug, a tote bag, a Disney pin trading starter kit, and more.
Guests can find the …

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[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Father’s Day at Car Masters Weekend in Downtown Disney June 14 and 15

Car Masters Weekend returns to Downtown Disney on Father’s Day weekend, June 14 and 15.
This year’s event features more than 100 classic, muscle, and exotic vehicles at the Downtown Disney Car Show Presented by Meguiar’s.
The cars will be displayed on the West Side promenade and can vote for their favorite car. Expert judges will be on hand to score the cars, there is an awards ceremony on Sunday night to close out the weekend.
Cars fans will have a chance to “meet” Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Finn McMissle, and the AMC …

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[25 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Star Wars, Dole Whips, and Race Cars

It’s been a fun-filled week in the World of Disney news! Summer officially kicked off at the Disney Parks on both coasts this past Friday during the 24-hour Rock Your Disney Side party! So let’s get this party started!
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Earlier this week there was news from the set of Star Wars Episode VII. Director J.J. Abrams announced the Star Wars Force for Change campaign, which is going to raise money for UNICEF while giving one lucky fan a walk-on role in the new film!
Speaking of Star Wars, our …

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[24 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Speedway to Offer Junior Ride-Along in ‘Cars’ Character Vehicles

The Walt Disney World Speedway is bringing the world of Disney/Pixar’s Cars to life in a new junior ride-along program.
Pixar Animation Studios and Petty Holdings, LLC have announced that Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin from Cars will be featured as two full-size custom characters cars at the Speedway. Richard Petty was the voice of The King in the Cars.
The custom cars have been created by Cars creative director Jay Ward and will be put in the Richard Petty Driving Experience lineup starting June 14 (which incidentally is also Car Masters …