VIDEO: Possible Ride Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure

Last night around 8:30 p.m. PT, Radiator Springs Racers went down for a “temporary closure” before ultimately closing for the night at Disney California Adventure, due to a possible ride vehicle fire. Eyewitnesses reported a ride vehicle stopping right after the finish line, with the guests onboard yelling to be let off the ride.

The back bumper was misaligned, and black smoke was coming from the vehicle. Other guests reported the smell of burning rubber. Cast Members quickly evacuated the guests who were in the smoking vehicle.

A reader who witnessed the incident sent us a video, which you can watch below.


It’s unknown if the possible ride vehicle fire will affect operations today as the park is not open yet. Stay tuned for updates as we learn more information.

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