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 WDWNT.com for more on this upcoming offering!

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David
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David

I am curious where this will be located? Is this something indoors?

Molly
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Molly

So excited, that’s the week of my trip! My little boy will be thrilled.
Do you think there will be a FP+ option?

J
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J

Do you think shows like this will have fast pass?

Alyssa
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Alyssa

Ugh so sad, my trip ends The 30th… That would be my luck. But here’s to hoping it’s still great for everyone who’s going at that time.

Allen
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Allen

I’m taking my twins for their 5 year birthday and we are leaving the 27th. I pray there will be a soft opening the week before.

Alli Reynolds
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Alli Reynolds

Gah! I’ve been waiting for this! KaChow! I can’t wait to see it! Do you think there will be any adult merchandise for it???