Disney and General Motors Renew Alliance and Create Magic for Guests at a Re-Imagined Test Track Experience

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Two of the world’s most recognized brands extend an alliance that will create a new experience for millions of Guests at Epcot. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Jan. 6, 2012 – Disney and General Motors have renewed their long-term business relationship with a new multi-year corporate alliance. As part of the new alliance, GM will be … Continue reading "Disney and General Motors Renew Alliance and Create Magic for Guests at a Re-Imagined Test Track Experience"
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2011 Test Track Highlights

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As another year comes to a close, I suggested to my fellow Picture This! bloggers that we each select a favorite photo and memory from 2011 to share with you. I visited Walt Disney World in September with my friend Terri. We’re all for getting onto rides quickly so we opted to go single rider … Continue reading "2011 Test Track Highlights"
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A Day at the Studios and Epcot with HM’s and first-time visitors from Canada

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Vickie and I had lunch at Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater Restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We like to cool off inside this restaurant on a warm day. While watching the cartoons and movie clips, I took photos of Tinker Bell and Mickey and the classic Hidden Mickey on the youngster’s spacesuit; it’s formed by a circle … Continue reading "A Day at the Studios and Epcot with HM’s and first-time visitors from Canada"
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Monorail Playset in Epcot

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Monorail Playsets in Epcot’s Test Track Specialty Shop.Nikon D700/Tokina 11-16mm, 1/30s, f/2.8, ISO 2000, EV +0.3, 16mm Focal Length. I know Buzz Lightyear is a cool toy but who does not want a Disney Monorail Playset running around in their home? I have seen them set up under Christmas trees and, with accessaries, as part … Continue reading "Monorail Playset in Epcot"
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Hanging around Test Track in Epcot

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A Test Track dummy hanging around the ride queue.Nikon D70/18-200VR, 1/15s, f/5.6, ISO 200, EV +0.3, 200mm focal length For my Disney Pic of the Week on Test Track, I caught this crash dummy hanging around the ride queue. He better be careful, they might put him in the barrier test with the guests for … Continue reading "Hanging around Test Track in Epcot"
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Epcot’s Test Track Assembly Line

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Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/20s shutter, f2.8, ISO 800 This is the scene just after stepping off Test Track in Epcot. I spent a l-o-n-g time there on the day I took this picture. The assembly line is a great place to get some abstract photos, especially with a wide angle … Continue reading "Epcot’s Test Track Assembly Line"
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Disney Pic of the Week – Test Track

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Our last Disney Pic of the Week series for 2010 begins today at Test Track. Barrie and Scott will be back on Thursday and Saturday, the latter being the first blog for 2011. That’s how we roll, breaking barriers, driving forward, banking turns, riding fast and not-so-furious. Speaking of rolling, this van stopped. You’ll see … Continue reading "Disney Pic of the Week – Test Track"
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Slow – Curve Ahead!

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Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/5000s shutter, f2.8, ISO 400 Test Track in Epcot’s Futureworld will get your blood pumping! The climax of this attraction is a high-speed test that sends guests screaming into a 50-degree banked curve at 65 MPH.
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Gotta Go Back in Time

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It’d be so fantasically cool if the Test Track cars were DeLoreans that shot up to 88mph. Seriously, who’s with me on this? I know, Back to the Future isn’t a Disney movie but a child of the 80’s can dream. Canon EOS 30D, Canon 75-300mm USM, ISO 640, f8 1/500 My entry for Disney … Continue reading "Gotta Go Back in Time"
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Where in the World #134

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This was Challenge #133: And here’s the answer: Copyright © 2010 Barrie Brewer, Nikon D300, 11-16mm, 1/25s shutter, f/2.8, ISO 800 When I exited Test Track in Epcot, I was totally enthralled by the colors and lines of the assembly line that you pass through at the end of the ride. I had a new … Continue reading "Where in the World #134"
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