Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy’ Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2019


At the "To Infinity and Beyond" panel during the Toy Story Land media previews, Disney announced a new show coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios called, "Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy". The show is expected to debut in 2019. The show will feature Lightning McQueen, Mater, Cruz Ramirez, and other characters from the world of Cars.

The Disney Parks Blog shared images promoting the new show and indicated the show will take place in the Sunset Showcase Theater near Rock 'n' Roller Coaster.

@ThemePark (Theme Park Insider) on Twitter was the first to report the news. is reporting that internal timelines for the new show have it opening in Winter 2018.

Our rumor tracker for this new show can be found here.