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|Builder||Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.|
|Designer / calculations||John C. Allen|
|Type||Wooden - Twin|
|Riders per train||30|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
Top speed53 mph
Racer is a wooden racing out and back roller coaster located at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, USA. Racer opened as the world's fastest roller coaster in 1972. Citation neededThe ride sparked a "coaster renaissance" and a revival of wooden roller coasters. It is often credited with beginning the second golden age of roller coasters.
Ride Experience[edit | edit source]
The ride has two separate tracks, one carrying blue trains, and the other carrying red trains.
Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]
|Roller coasters at Kings Island|
|Present||Adventure Express • Backlot Stunt Coaster • Banshee • Bat • Beast • Diamondback • Firehawk • Flight of Fear • Flying Ace Aerial Chase • Great Pumpkin Coaster • Invertigo • Mystic Timbers • Racer • Vortex • Woodstock Express|
|Former||Bat • Bavarian Beetle • Demon • King Cobra • Scooby's Ghoster Coaster • Son of Beast|