Test Track

Test Track (stylized as TesTrack) is a giant slot car attraction at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. It is currently being refurbished and is scheduled to re-open on December 6, 2012. When it does re-open, it will be sponsored by General Motors' Chevrolet brand rather than General Motors as a whole, who sponsored the attraction from 1999 up until the refurbishment. The ride is a simulated excursion through the rigorous testing procedures that General Motors uses to evaluate its vehicles, culminating in a high-speed drive around the exterior of the attraction. The official theme song for the ride is "Test Track Medley".

Test Track soft-opened to the public December 19, 1998 after a long delay due to problems revealed during testing and changes to the ride design which prevented the ride from opening on its original date, May 1997. Instead, the attraction officially opened on March 17, 1999. Test Track replaced World of Motion, though it uses the same ride building.

Before the 2012 refurbishment, guests rode in "test vehicles" in a GM "testing facility" and were taken through a series of assessments to illustrate how automobile prototype evaluations are conducted. The highlight of the attraction was a speed trial on a track around the exterior of the Test Track building at a top speed of 65 miles per hour (104.6 km/h) making it one of the fastest Disney theme park attractions ever built.

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Aerobus - Installations
... 1970 – First test track in Schmerikon (Switzerland) 1975 – Test track sold and moved to Mont-Sainte-Anne (Canada) where it stayed in operation until 1992. 1974 New test track in Dietlikon (Switzerland) ...
Test Track - Ride Overview - Current Attraction
... The car that guests design is tested on the test track during the actual ride ... The same track as the original ride is used but is now called the Sim-track ... and the seat belts are fastened, the car that they designed will undergo four different tests capability, efficiency, responsiveness, and power ...
Top Gear Test Track - Appearance in Games
... Prologue, will be able to download episodes of Top Gear within the game, and that the test track is one of the included circuits in the full game (Gran Turismo 5) ... A very basic yet driveable version of the track appeared around 2003 for the PC hardcore racing simulation Grand Prix Legends ... There is also a version of the test track for the realistic PC racing simulation rFactor, produced with permission from Dunsfold park ...
Top Gear (series 12) - Episodes
2008 Michael Parkinson Main Review Clarkson tests the Porsche 997 GT2 and Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 on the Top Gear track ... the Porsche as 'terrifying' and favoured the Gallardo, which went around the Top Gear test track at 119.5, because it was easier to drive and faster in a straight line ... truck and travel to "Top Gear's Secret Alpine Test Location" in Bedfordshire to test how easy it is to be an HGV driver ...
South Devon Banks - Test Track
... Many tests and comparisons carried out the GWR and BR(WR) have involved traversing the South Devon Banks. 18000 carried out a series of test runs with a dynamometer car, starting from Plymouth and climbing Hemerdon bank ... During these tests, the locomotive failed to restart a 350-long-ton (360 t) train from a standing start on the bank itself, and achieved a speed of 10 mph (16 km/h) on cresting the bank with a 400-long-ton (410 t ...

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