Wacky Soap Box Racers

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Wacky Soap Box Racers
Motorcycle Chase, Knott's Berry Farm.jpg
The attraction as Motorcycle Chase
Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1976 to 1996
Replaced by Windjammer Surf Racers
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Product Steeplechase
Type Steel - Quad - Steeplechase
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 27 feet
Top speed 30 mph
Length 1,778 feet
Inversions 0
HELP

Wacky Soap Box Racers was a steel quad steeplechase roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. It was one of the two Arrow Dynamics steeplechase coasters in existence. The other is Steeplechase, which still operates at Blackpool Pleasure Beach in the UK.

History

The ride first opened in 1976 as Motor Cycle Chase. It was renamed Wacky Soap Box Racers in 1980.

Wacky Soap Box Racers closed in 1996, as Arrow's track, designs, and special effects had worn out. A year later, it was replaced by the short-lived Windjammer Surf Racers, which in turn was replaced by Xcelerator in 2002.

Design

Trains

Single cars. Riders are arranged inline in 2 rows, for a total of 2 riders per car.

External links


Articles on Knott's Berry Farm
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