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{{Infobox roller coaster
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|name=Formula Rossa
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|image        = File:Formula Rossa Turn.jpg
|park=[[Ferrari World]]
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|name         = Formula Rossa
|location=Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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|park         = [[Ferrari World]]
|country=United Arab Emirates
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|location     = Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
|status=operating
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|country     = UAE
|opened=November 4, 2010
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|status       = operating
|cost=
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|opened       = November 4, 2010
|restriction=
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|cost         =  
|manufacturer=[[Intamin]]
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|builder=
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|manufacturer = [[Intamin]]
|designer=
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|builder     =  
|category1=Steel
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|category2=Launched
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|category1   = Steel
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|category2   = Launched
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|model=
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|model       =  
|riders/train=16
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|riders/train = 16
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|lift/launch=[[Hydraulic Launch]]
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|lift/launch = [[Hydraulic launch]]
|height=170.6
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|height       = 170.6
|drop=
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|speed=149.1
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|speed       = 149.1
|length=6561.7
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[[File:Formula Rossa logo.png|x100px|center|link=]]
'''Formula Rossa''' is an [[Intamin]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Ferrari World]] in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It was originally set to open on October 28, 2010, but that date was delayed until November 4, 2010. Formula Rossa is the fastest roller coaster in the world at 149.1&nbsp;mph (240 KPH). Riders will be required to wear protective glasses due to the high speeds and occurrence of sand storms in Abu Dhabi.<ref>http://ferrariworldabudhabi.com/video_player.swf?width=525&height=305&vid=images/video_galleries/fw4to3.flv</ref> Because of problems with the wheels and the high amount of friction, [[trim brakes]] were added to the first hill in order to reduce the ride's overall speed. The ride is supposed to imitate a Formula 1 Race in a Ferrari.
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'''Formula Rossa''' (Arabic: '''فورمولا روسّا''') is an [[Intamin]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Ferrari World]] in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Formula Rossa is the fastest roller coaster in the world at {{mph|149.1}}. Riders are required to wear protective glasses due to the high speeds and occurrence of sand storms in Abu Dhabi.<ref>[http://www.ferrariworldabudhabi.com/en-gb/attractions/formula-rossa.aspx Formula Rossa - Ferrari World Abhu Dhabi]</ref> Because of problems with the wheels and the high amount of friction, [[trim brakes]] were added to the first hill in order to reduce the overall speed of the ride.
 
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==History==
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Formula Rossa was planned to open with the park on {{date|October 27, 2010}}. However, the opening of the park was postponed. It officially opened on {{date|November 4}}.<ref>[https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201011/2178/ Ferrari World's grand opening: take two - Theme Park Insider]</ref>
Formula Rossa Turn.jpg|A turn on Formula Rossa
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==Theme==
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During construction, the roller coaster was marketed as emulating "the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car".<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20170101161429/http://www.eturbonews.com/14532/ferrari-world-abu-dhabi-open-second-half-2010 Ferrari World Abu Dhabi to open in the second half of 2010 - eTurboNews]</ref>
 
 
{{Succession|[[Kingda Ka]]|[[Fastest roller coasters|World's Fastest Roller Coaster]]
 
 
 
November 2010–Present
 
|None}} {{Succession|[[Kingda Ka]]|[[Fastest roller coasters|World's Fastest Complete-Circuit Roller Coaster]]
 
 
 
November 2010–Present|None}}
 
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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{{Record holder
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| record  = fastest
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| before  = [[Kingda Ka]]
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| duration = November 2010 - present
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| after    = None
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[[Category:Intamin]]
 
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[[Category:2010]]
 
[[Category:2010]]
 
[[Category:Accelerator Coaster]]
 
[[Category:Accelerator Coaster]]

Latest revision as of 16:38, 23 July 2018

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Formula Rossa
Formula Rossa Turn.jpg
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Ferrari World
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Status Operating since November 4, 2010
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel - Launched
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Hydraulic launch
Height170.6 feet
Top speed149.1 mph
Length6,561.7 feet
Inversions0
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Formula Rossa (Arabic: فورمولا روسّا) is an Intamin launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Formula Rossa is the fastest roller coaster in the world at 149.1 mph. Riders are required to wear protective glasses due to the high speeds and occurrence of sand storms in Abu Dhabi.[1] Because of problems with the wheels and the high amount of friction, trim brakes were added to the first hill in order to reduce the overall speed of the ride.

History[edit | edit source]

Formula Rossa was planned to open with the park on October 27, 2010. However, the opening of the park was postponed. It officially opened on November 4.[2]

Theme[edit | edit source]

During construction, the roller coaster was marketed as emulating "the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car".[3]

References[edit | edit source]

Fastest roller coaster
November 2010 - present
Preceded by
Kingda Ka
Fastest roller coaster
November 2010 - present
Succeeded by
None