Ashland Middle School

Ashland, Massachusetts

Last Updated
November 17, 2000

Special Interest

Roller Coaster of the Week

King Island Racer

The classic woodie with two separate ride experiences. Come take a ride on the original King Island Racer. When opened in 1972, this classic out and back coaster marked the start of a new roller coaster era. Since it's opening date, in 1972, the Racer has served almost 40,000,000 riders. The King Island Racer is 3,415 feet long and covers 5 acres. On the Racer you can ride facing either forwards or backwards. Experience an 88-foot drop and a top speed of 61 mph on this wooden terror. Don't miss your chance to catch air on this great coaster.


King Island Racer in Paramount's King Island Theme Park (Mason, Ohio)

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