Disney Speedway to entrance Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along cars
May 26, 2014 - box office
Visitors to a Richard Petty Driving Experience during Walt Disney World Speedway nearby Orlando will shortly be means to accommodate dual characters from a 2006 charcterised underline film “Cars,” according to a Walt Disney World press release.
Thanks to a partnership from Petty Holdings, LLC and Pixar Animation Studios, “Cars” artistic executive Jay Ward has combined dual full-size tradition impression cars — Aiken Axler and Sage VanDerSpin — desirous by a Academy Award-nominated movie. The No. 28 Axler and No. 80 VanDerSpin cars will make their entrance during a Richard Petty Driving Experience on Jun 14 as partial of a new Piston Cup Junior Ride-Along program.
VanDerSpin races for a group “Gask-its” in a movie, and Axler races for Nitroade. The impression cars will both competition their group colors and sponsors and will be versed with special window wraps that will move them to life.
“The window hang creates it probable to see a impression eyes from a exterior, that unequivocally brings them to life, though doesn’t meddle with a perspective of a track,” pronounced Chris Kirby, Petty Holdings executive of marketing, in a press release. “Once passengers are inside a car, a lane can be clearly seen so they can entirely suffer a knowledge of racing around a track.”
According to a release, both cars underline tradition racing seats that are privately designed to safeguard a reserve and confidence of smaller bodies. The seats underline built-in shoulder and conduct insurance and a five-point reserve strap with a same pattern used by NASCAR drivers.
“We’re anxious to have Sage and Aiken join a Richard Petty Driving Experience group and know they’ll yield a truly enchanting component to a renouned Junior Ride-Along program,” Kirby pronounced in a release. “Jay did an extraordinary pursuit bringing these dual characters to life in a form of dual full-sized, high-performance, 600HP competition cars.”
The Junior Ride-Along module gives kids ages 6 to 13 a event to float shotgun with a veteran pushing instructor for 3 laps in a specially-equipped NASCAR competition car. Prices operation from $59-$69, depending on a track.
Junior Ride-Alongs do not need reservations and are offering on a first-come first-serve basement between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on days when pushing instructors are on track, according to a Richard Petty Driving Experience website.
The Walt Disney World Speedway also offers ride-alongs, speedway hurdles and other racing practice for adults. Guests can deliberate a track’s report online during drivepetty.com or by job 800-237-3889.