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Enjoy the ride!
|Designer / calculations||Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH|
|Model / product||Speed Racer / Extended Jumbo Jet|
|Riders per train||24|
|Propulsion||Electric spiral lift|
Top speed42 mph
History[edit | edit source]
In 2002, Six Flags announced that Whizzer would be removed to make way for a new attraction (which turned out to be Superman Ultimate Flight). It was due to close on August 11. Following public outcry, the park dismantled ShockWave instead.
Images[edit | edit source]
Photographs of the roller coaster in its opening year, 1976.
References[edit | edit source]
- 6F Great America dismantling Shockwave - Amusement Today (Wayback archive)
|Roller coasters at Six Flags Great America|
|Present||American Eagle • Batman The Ride • Dark Knight • Demon • Goliath • Joker • Little Dipper • Raging Bull • Spacely's Sprocket Rockets • Superman Ultimate Flight • Vertical Velocity • Viper • Whizzer • X-Flight|
|Former||Déjà Vu • Gulf Coaster • Iron Wolf • Rolling Thunder • ShockWave • Tidal Wave • Ragin' Cajun • Z-Force|