Test Track


Fight at Epcot’s Test Track Captured on Video

From the files of "how not to behave at the Walt Disney World Resort" a video surfaced this weekend that captured a fist fight between several guests in the queue of Epcot's Test Track. The video was taken by another guest in line who then sent the video to an Orlando news station.

Test Track Set to Reopen in December

You probably know the Test Track attraction at Epcot has been closed for some time now as it's being re-imagined, and up until now, only a vague re-opening timeframe of "fall 2012" has been mentioned. Recently, though, Disney announced the new and improved Test Track will reopen December 6.

Chat With Disney Imagineer Reveals Reimagined Test Track Details

Today over at the Disney Parks Blog, a live chat was held with Imagineer Melissa Jeselnick. The Imagineer revealed some details about the currently-being-revamped Test Track in Epcot.

First off, Jeselnick said guests can expect a totally different queue area, noting it "will look like nothing guests are used to seeing it look." The design aspect of automotives will dominate the queue; look for "items, sketches, cars and models from GM that have never been seen outside the Chevrolet family."

Test Track Closed For Refurbishment

We first brought you the news of the planned refurbishment of the GM Test Track in Epcot back in January. The Future World attraction officially closed April 16 and is anticipated to reopen this fall with a new name: Test Track Presented by Chevrolet.

Epcot's Test Track Will Get "Re-Imagined" Treatment This Fall

Guests lining up to take part in the popular Epcot attraction Test Track this fall will find a new, re-imagined version of the ride thanks in part to a renewed business relationship between General Motors and Disney.

Look for the attraction's testing workshop to become the "Chevrolet Design Center at Epcot," a space where guests will be able to design their own vehicle. After trying out their had at automotive designing, guests will then be able to take their design out on the Test Track course in a six person "SimCar."

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Top 5 Reasons to Love Epcot’s Future World

Epcot is always the first park I visit when I'm at the Walt Disney World Resort. It has earned that honor - despite my unwavering love for the Magic Kingdom - because the park is usually less hectic and because there are so many things that I love about Epcot, specifically in Future World.

Top 5 Thrill Rides at the Walt Disney World Resort

While I'm not exactly a thrill-seeker when I'm on vacation at the Walt Disney World Resort, there are a few attractions that are always on my must-do list. And yes, some of these attractions are "thrill rides." After all, as much as I love it's a small world, I would lose my mind if that is the only attraction I could ride for an entire week.

The Best of Epcot

Epcot opened as Walt Disney World's second gate on October 1st, 1982. A tribute to the vision and creative genius of Walt Disney, this Park was meant to celebrate human achievement, to be a community of new thought, and a permenant installation of modern international culture. The Park is split into two distinct sections, guests stepping through the main gate first arrive in Future World. This portion of the Park is dedicated to science and technology, where guests can explore the bottom of the sea, or reach for stars.

A Few of Our Favorite Things about Epcot’s Future World

Epcot has in recent years become our second-favorite theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort. While the Magic Kingdom will always hold that top spot for nostalgic reasons, if given the choice we're headed to Epcot first every time.

The Top 10 Can't-Miss Walt Disney World Attractions

It isn't easy to list the top 10 Walt Disney World Attractions. The four theme parks have so many incredible dark rides, thrill rides, and classic rides that making any kind of top 10 list is a bit of a challenge.

But we aren't afraid of a challenge. Unless that challenge includes riding Expedition Everest, then we're afraid. And so, without further ado here is a list of what we consider to be the top 10 attractions at Walt Disney World.

Five Things You Don’t Want to Miss When Visiting Epcot

We all have our favorite things to see, eat, and drink at each of the theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort. We consider these our "must do" attractions or dining destinations and we can't miss them or our trip won't be complete.

And so today, we're going to explore five "can't miss" things at Epcot.

Design a Concept Car and Take a Test Drive at Test Track Presented by Chevrolet

Whether you're a car enthusiast or you just enjoy the thrill of speeding around curves at 65 mph, there's a little something for everyone at the redesigned Test Track.

The pavilion that houses Test Track was originally the World of Motion pavilion presented by General Motors. When it opened in 1982, the wheel-shaped pavilion featured TransCenter designed by GM and featuring examples of innovative concepts for transportation.

Test Track Presented by Chevrolet

Epcot's all a buzz for the re-opening of the brand new Test Track Presented by Chevrolet. The pavilion opened originally with the park, in 1982, as GM's 'World of Motion' and then was redesigned as the thrilling 'GM Test Track' in 1998. Today, after months of closure (renovations began back in April) this Future World staple is back with a fresh coat of paint and a brand new sponsor.

Extinct Epcot: World of Motion

We're continuing our look back at Epcot's extinct attractions with the World of Motion, located in Epcot Future World East - home of today's Test Track.