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Vertical Velocity

Vertical Velocity

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roller coaster
Vertical Velocity
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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 18, 2001
Manufacturer Intamin
Type Steel - Inverted - Launched - Shuttle
Track layout
Model / product Impulse Coaster Twist & Spike (56m)
Riders per train 28
Hourly capacity 1100
Propulsion LIM launch (multi-pass)
Height185 feet
Drop160 feet
Top speed70 mph
Length630 feet
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Vertical Velocity is an inverted launched shuttle roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA. The ride is located in the Yankee Harbor section of the park. It is an Impulse Coaster from Intamin.


History[edit | edit source]

Vertical Velocity opened on May 18, 2001. It is located in the Yankee Harbor section of the park.

In 2004, an additional support was added on both towers to increase stability.

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