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Raging Bull

Raging Bull

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roller coaster
Raging Bull
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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 1, 1999
Height restriction 54 inches (137 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Hyper
Model / product Hyper Coaster
Riders per train 36
Hourly capacity 1,560
Propulsion Chain lift
Height202 feet
Drop208 feet
Top speed73 mph
Length5,057 feet
Inversions0
Steepest drop65°
Duration2:30
HELP

Raging Bull is a steel hyper roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA. The ride opened in 1999 as the second Bolliger & Mabillard roller coaster to exceed 200 feet.

Design[edit | edit source]

Raging Bull is one of two B&M hyper coasters to feature a pre drop. It is themed to a ferocious beast that terrorized residents of the old Southwest Territory until they fled the town.

Trains[edit | edit source]

3 trains with 9 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 36 riders per train.

Incident[edit | edit source]

On May 3, 2003 an 11-year-old girl died after choking on a sweet while riding the Raging Bull.[1]

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