Beloved Disneyland ride suddenly closes without warning – but there could be major changes coming for visitors

A popular Disneyland ride was suddenly closed yesterday, leaving fans wondering when it will reopen.

The Radiator Springs Racers at Disney California Adventure Park closed for renovations yesterday — but when they reopen, fans have something to look forward to.

The cars-themed ride has been a fan favorite for a decade


The cars-themed ride has been a fan favorite for a decadeCredit: Jon Hale
The queues are often long and the waiting time is several hours


The queues are often long and the waiting time is several hoursPhoto credit: Getty

The ride at Cars Land in Disneyland, California first opened in 2012 following the success of the Cars films.

Disney insider Scott Gustin said the ride is rumored to be reopening in a week as repairs are made to the racetrack.

In the past, guests have complained about the circuit after drivers’ hats and sunglasses were blown off and the ride had to be closed.

But Disney fans continue to hope that their beloved racetrack in Radiator Springs will reopen soon.

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earlier this year, another popular Disney ride has been discontinued, Fans resort to strange techniques to preserve their memories of it.

30-year-old Splash Mountain was finally closed after being the subject of controversy.

Splash Mountain was a popular ride among them Disney World Fans, is set in a southern bayou and is based on the 1946 film Song Of The South.

However, Disney announced that the ride would be permanently retired in the post-season due to its racial stereotypes and portrayal of African Americans.civil war South.

The film is best known for the song Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah.

Disney CEO Bob Iger said in 2020, “Since I’ve been CEO, I’ve felt that ‘Song of the South’ — even with a disclaimer — just wasn’t appropriate in today’s world.”

After the closure, some of those who rode it last have started selling water they drew from the flume’s stream, ranging in price from £5 to £200.

Anaheim Amusement Park was recently renovated


Anaheim Amusement Park was recently renovatedPhoto credit: Getty

Emma James

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