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'''Desert Race''' is an [[Intamin]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Heide Park]] in Lower Saxony, Germany. The [[train]] launches to {{mph|62.1}} in 2.4 seconds. It is nearly identical to [[Rita]] at [[Alton Towers]] in Alton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. The only differences are slightly different statistics and a slightly different brake run.
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'''Desert Race''' is an [[Intamin]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Heide Park]] in Lower Saxony, Germany. The [[train]] launches to {{mph|62.1}} in 2.4 seconds.
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==History==
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Desert Race opened on 15 May 2007 following an annual passholder's preview the day before.<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.heide-park-world.de/de/baublog/blog/saison-2009-2000/saison-2007/desert-race/1391-offizielle-desert-race-eroeffnung|title=Offizielle Desert Race Eröffnung|publisher=Heide-Park-world.de}}</ref>
 
==Design==
 
==Design==
Desert Race has black track and sand-coloured supports.
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Desert Race has black track and sand-coloured supports. It is nearly identical to [[Rita]], which opened in 2005 at [[Alton Towers]] in the United Kingdom. The only differences are slightly different statistics and a slightly different brake run.
 
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===Trains===
 
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==References==
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Revision as of 10:12, 13 June 2019

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roller coaster
Desert Race
Desert Race launch.jpg
Train being launched on Desert Race
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Heide Park
Location Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany
Park section Land der Vergessenen
Status Operating since May 15, 2007
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Launched
Model / product Accelerator Coaster
Riders per train 20
Propulsion Hydraulic launch
Height62.3 feet
Top speed62.1 mph
Length2132.6 feet
Inversions0
Duration0:49
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Desert Race is an Intamin launched roller coaster located at Heide Park in Lower Saxony, Germany. The train launches to 62.1 mph in 2.4 seconds.

History

Desert Race opened on 15 May 2007 following an annual passholder's preview the day before.[1]

Design

Desert Race has black track and sand-coloured supports. It is nearly identical to Rita, which opened in 2005 at Alton Towers in the United Kingdom. The only differences are slightly different statistics and a slightly different brake run.

Desert Race overview.jpg

Trains

2 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 20 riders per train.

References