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Photos: Radiator Springs Racers at Disney California Adventure

Overview
Radiator Springs Racers aims to redefine our expectations of an E Ticket attraction by combining a classic dark ride with a thrilling head-to-head drag race. (Disney)
Racers entrance
An archway sign frames the entrance to Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Stanley’s Oasis
The Radiator Springs Racers queue re-creates a scene dreamed up by Pixar animators that never made the original movie.  (Disney)
Tap N Cap
In the Radiator Springs Racers ride queue, visitor walk through Tap N Cap, Stanley’s roadside radiator cap shop for overheated cars. (Disney)
Prototype vehicle
A Radiator Springs Racers prototype vehicle moves like a giant slot car along a banked and undulating course. (Disney)
Road trip
Heading outdoors for an idyllic drive through Ornament Valley, riders pass pine trees and a waterfall amid the desert landscape. (Disney)
Frank the harvester
Frank the harvester chases after cars in the Radiator Springs Racers ride at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Dark ride
Entering a tunnel, riders barely avoid a collision with Mack the big-rig truck. Flying past a roadside billboard, the Sheriff warns riders to slow down. Mater the tow truck takes riders tractor tipping. (Disney)
Mater the tow truck
Mater the tow truck arrives to escort riders to the race in the Radiator Springs Racers ride. (Disney)
Driving backward
Mater the tow truck drives backward along a segment of the Radiator Springs Racers ride. (Disney)
Sarge and Fillmore
Entering town, Radiator Springs Racers riders are greeted by Sarge the military Jeep and Fillmore the VW van. (Disney)
Alternate scenes
In preparation for the race, the ride vehicle enter either Luigi’s Casa Della Tires for a tire change or Ramone’s House of Body Art for a fresh paint job. (Disney)
House of Body Art
Ramone gives cars in the Radiator Springs Racers ride a fresh paint job in his House of Body Art. (Disney)
Luigi and Guido
Concept art shows Luigi the tire shop owner and Guido the forklift at the finish line. In the current storyline, Luigi and Guido will now drop the flag to start the race. (Disney)
High-speed race
Radiator Springs Racers cars race around buttes in the outdoor section of the ride at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Race finale
Radiator Springs Racers cars race along high-speed outdoor stretches at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Banked turn
The man-made mountain range rises above the slotted track of the Radiator Springs Racers ride at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Drag race
Radiator Springs Racers ends with a side-by-side drag race in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Finish line
Radiator Springs Racers cars race cross the finish line at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Tail Light Cavern
Radiator Springs Racers riders enter Tail Light Cavern, a room full of stalactites and stalagmites designed to look like 1950s tail fin lights. (Disney)
Scale model
A scale model of the 6-acre Radiator Springs Racers ride at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Test drive
Disney parks chairman Tom Stagg and Disney CEO Bob Iger join others on a test drive of Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Rock work
A rock work butte is framed by an arch in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
Attraction poster
The attraction poster for Radiator Springs Racers ride debuting in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. (Disney)
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