Kings Island turns its Racer around
Written by Robert Niles
I don't know how many of you will find this interesting, but I did. Kings Island has announced that both trains on its wooden racing coaster, The Racer, will run facing forward this year.Tweet
Kings Island started running one of the Racers backward in the early 1980s. I was a high school student in Indianapolis at the time, and we thought that the idea of a backward coaster was pretty cool. Everyone thought that it was a temporary thing, though, a stunt to make a "new" attraction out of an old one, so I was surprised to discover that the train's been running backward ever since. (Shows you how much attention I've paid to Kings Island since I got out of the Midwest.)
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