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|West Coast Racers|
|A promotional image for the ride released along with the announcement on August 29, 2018.|
|Type||Steel - Launched - Möbius|
|Riders per train||12|
|Propulsion||Two LSM launches and two LSM boosts|
Top speed55 mph
|Crossings: 14 - HELP|
West Coast Racers is a steel launched quasi Möbius roller coaster currently operating at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California. The ride was manufactured by Premier Rides and opened to the public on January 9, 2020.
History[edit | edit source]
On August 30, 2018, Six Flags Magic Mountain announced West Coast Racers.
Construction began months behind schedule in May 2019 following a delayed delivery of finished track. The first pieces arrived reportedly later than expected in February 2019.
Following several delays with construction, the park announced on December 11 that West Coast Racers would open to passholders later that month. It officially opened to the public on January 9, 2020.
Design[edit | edit source]
West Coast Racers is a quasi Möbius launched roller coaster from Premier Rides. The ride has a yellow side and a white side; riders experience both sides during the ride. In between sides, there is a unique "pit stop" experience designed by West Coast Customs. There are 14 track crossings and 30 total interaction points during the ride.
Trains[edit | edit source]
3 trains with 2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 12 riders per train. The trains are car-themed and also have being designed by West Coast Customs. There are red and blue trains.
Photo Gallery[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Niles, Robert. "Six Flags' West Coast Racers is finally ready to race". Theme Park Insider. https://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201912/7158/. Retrieved 16 December 2019.
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- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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