Opening Date Announced for Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Today, Disney has shared some electrifying news about Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy. This new show experience speeding into Disney’s Hollywood Studios will open on March 31st, 2019!

Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy will welcome guests inside the world of Pixar’s Cars films, bringing them face to face with racing legend Lightning McQueen. You’ll be part of the next generation of rookie racers, and you’ll learn the rules of the road from Lightning’s years of experience. This will be the untold story of Lightning McQueen – as told by Lightning McQueen.

You may remember that we broke the news about Lightning’s giant race simulator being in the show just a few months back.

Stay tuned to for more on this upcoming offering!

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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