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Robert Niles

Carowinds completes track on its Intimidator

Published: December 21, 2009 at 12:49 PM

Carowinds announced today that it has completed the track for its Intimidator roller coaster, the Dale Earnhardt-themed Bolliger & Mabillard Hyper that it will debut in Spring 2010.

Photo from Carowinds

Sister park Kings Dominion is building an Earnhardt-themed coaster for 2010, as well. Its Intimidator 305, an Intamin Giga, topped out earlier this month. Track construction continues there.

Replies (4)

James Rao

Published: December 21, 2009 at 2:16 PM

Anytime a new coaster is born an angel gets his/her wings.
Robert Niles

Published: December 21, 2009 at 3:33 PM

Taking bets now on the day some park names a coaster "Angel's Wings."

Double odds if the same park twins it with a coaster named "Devil's Tail."

SC Todbear

Published: December 21, 2009 at 8:56 PM

This is an incredible looking work of art when you are sitting along the boulevard of the Carolinas. Can not wait to get on board.
Corbin Barker

Published: December 22, 2009 at 9:23 AM

Man the year I move away is the year Carowinds gets a big name coaster (other than Afterburn).

Thanks Carowinds...

But yes driving by it is really something to see. Coming south on I-77 and it jumps out at you in the skyline. I'm definitely coming home in the summer to give it a ride!

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