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Joker (Six Flags México)

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The Joker
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Six Flags México
Location Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Status Operating since March 6, 2013
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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Location Vallejo, California, USA
Operated 2008 to 1 January 2012
Replaced by Superman Ultimate Flight
Statistics
Manufacturer Gerstlauer
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Spinning
Model / product Spinning Coaster Model 380/4
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 1,400
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height53 feet
Drop27 feet
Top speed31 mph
Length1,351 feet
Inversions0
Duration1:51
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Joker is a steel spinning roller coaster located at Six Flags México in Distrito Federal, Mexico. It was built by Gerstlauer and was previously located at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

Relocation[edit]

This ride originally opened at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California, USA as Tony Hawk's Big Spin. It was later renamed Pandemonium after the Tony Hawk licensing was lost by Six Flags. The ride replaced Zonga, which stood at the location until 2006. It was dismantled in January 2012 to be moved and was replaced by Superman Ultimate Flight.

Trivia[edit]

  • From October 2010 to early 2011 the ride was called "Big Spin" and all Tony Hawk references were removed.
  • There used to video cameras in the cars and riders could buy a video of their ride, the feature is now discontinued.
  • There was a cut out of Tony Hawk near the top of the coaster when the coaster was "Tony Hawk's Big Spin".