Roller coaster in Brazil
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Beto Carrero World
Location Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Coordinates 26°48′00″S 48°37′06″W / 26.800109°S 48.618388°W / -26.800109; -48.618388
Park section Aventura Radical
Status Operating since 28 December 2008
Rider height 130 cm minimum
Suzuka Circuit
Name Blackout
Location Suzuka, Mie, Japan
Coordinates 34°50′42″N 136°32′23″E / 34.845055°N 136.539769°E / 34.845055; 136.539769
Operated 1995 to 2007
Replaced by GP Racers
Manufacturer Vekoma
Product SLC (689m Standard)
Type Steel - Inverted
Hourly capacity 1,040
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 33.3 metres
Top speed 80 km/h
Length 689 metres
Inversions 5
Duration 1:36
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Vekoma (Replaced 2019)
Riders per train 20

Firewhip is a steel inverted roller coaster located at Beto Carrero World in Penha, Santa Catarina, Brazil. It is a Suspended Looping Coaster built by Vekoma. The ride originally opened at Suzuka Circuit in 1995 as Blackout (Japanese: ブラックアウト).


During the 2019 season, the trains were replaced with Vekoma's new style suspended seating arrangement.



Colour scheme

Yellow track. The supports are red with a yellow flame pattern. The ride used to feature red track and black supports at Suzuka Circuit.


2 trains with 10 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 20 riders per train.

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