Racer 75 is a wooden racing roller coaster at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia.Designed by John C. Allen, the ride opened with the park in 1975 as Rebel Yell. It features a similar track layout to The Racer (1972) at Kings Island and the now-defunct Thunder Road at Carowinds (1976). In 2018, Rebel Yell was renamed Racer 75, dropping its Confederate theme to represent its racing layout and.
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The Red Racer trains will be on the former backward side, with the Blue Racer trains on the other side. The Racer has been a mainstay at Kings Island, and with good reason.
Kings Island is located in Mason, Ohio, about 24 miles NE of Cincinnati. Up until 1997, the park was a part of the Deerfield Township, which was annexed in that year into Mason. The park broke ground on June 15, 1970, and officially opened to the public on April 29, 1972. It was named for the Kings Powder Company, which created the town of Kings Mill for its employees. The park sits on.
The Racer at Kings Island in 1973. Designed by John C. Allen and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company (PTC) and opened with the park on April 29th, 1972, the Racer started the roller coaster renaissance of the 1970s and is the first wooden racing coaster built in the United States since 1937. The ride originally featured 6 floater hills, In 1972, ride made an appearance in the live.
On Friday August 1st, Kings Island gave it’s 100 millionth ride on the Racer roller coaster, which opened with the 364-acre amusement and waterpark in 1972. The rider was Angela Marshall of Chattanooga, TN, who received a Racer-themed airbrush t-shirt, a 2015 VIP tour for eight guests and a large sign proclaiming her as the twin-track coaster’s 100 millionth rider.
Kings Island is a 364-acre (147 ha) amusement park located 24 miles (39 km) northeast of Cincinnati in Mason, Ohio. Owned and operated by Cedar Fair, the park first opened in 1972 by the Taft Broadcasting Company in an effort to move and expand Coney Island, a popular resort destination along the banks of the Ohio River that was prone to frequent flooding.
Kings Dominion is an amusement park located in Doswell, Virginia, 20 miles (30 km) north of Richmond and 75 miles (120 km) south of Washington, D.C.Owned and operated by Cedar Fair, the 400-acre (1.6 km 2) park opened to the public on May 3, 1975, and features over 60 rides, shows and attractions including 12 roller coasters and a 20-acre (81,000 m 2) water park.