Tomorrowland Speedway opened as the Grand Prix Raceway on October 1st, 1971
The ride was expanded in 1973
It was then shortened in 1987 to make room for Mickey's Birthdayland
Must be 52" tall to drive, no restrictions for passengers
On December 20th, 1999 Disney partnered with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and changed the name to Tomorrowland Indy Speedway. They added items such as the yard of bricks, the scoring pylon, gasoline alley, and the wheel and wing logo.
In 2008 the name changed to Tomorrowland Speedway
Ride time - 3:50
Ever wonder why this attraction had anything to do with the future? Back in 1955 when the attraction opened in Disneyland, there were no freeways and the interstate system of highways was not evensigned into a bill yet. Can you imagine our country without highways? that was the future
Hong Kong Disneyland's version are the first all electric form of this ride. They even have lighting effects on the car with onboard audio
Tomorrowland, Magic Kingdom
Picture of the four Disney speedway tracks around the world. I am sorry to say WDW's is pitiful.
Speedway in the 70's