Whizzer (Six Flags Great America)

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Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 29, 1976
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Speed Racer / Extended Jumbo Jet
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Electric spiral lift
Height 70 feet
Drop 64 feet
Top speed 42 mph
Length 3100 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:00
One of Whizzer's cars in 2010

Whizzer is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA.


Whizzer opened on May 29, 1976 as one of the park's several opening day attractions.

In 2002, Six Flags announced that Whizzer would be removed to make way for a new attraction (which turned out to be Superman Ultimate Flight). It was scheduled to close on August 11.[1] Following public outcry, the park dismantled ShockWave instead.[2]



3 trains with 4 cars per train. Riders are arranged inline in 6 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.



External links

  • Whizzer on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

Articles on Six Flags Great America
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