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|park        = [[Ferrari World]]
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|location    = Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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|location    = Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
 
|country      = UAE
 
|country      = UAE
 
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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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'''Formula Rossa''' (Arabic: '''فورمولا روسّا''') is an [[Intamin]] [[launched]] [[roller coaster]] located at [[Ferrari World Abu Dhabi]] in Abu Dhabi, 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.
 
==History==
 
==History==
 
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 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>

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Formula Rossa
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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
Location Abu Dhabi, 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
Length6561.7 feet
Inversions0
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Formula Rossa (Arabic: فورمولا روسّا) is an Intamin launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, 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

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

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

References

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