CVG777
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Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Sat Jan 11, 2003 12:25 pm

Well, only two years after they broke the 300ft barrier with the Millennium Force, Cedar Point is building a 420ft, 120mph launch coaster called Top Thrill Dragster. It is the first coaster to break the 400ft barrier, and will officially be known as a "stratacoaster." It will also be the fastest rollercoaster in the world with passenger trains being launched to 120mph in just four seconds  Wow! . Top Thrill Dragster will be their second new rollercoaster in two years, and this latest one has cost the park about $25 million dollars.

Cedar Point Website with computer generated picture of ride.
http://www.cedarpoint.com

Top Thrill Dragster Page
http://www.cedarpoint.com/public/inside_park/rides/thrill/_ttd/index2.cfm

Specs:
http://www.cedarpoint.com/public/inside_park/rides/thrill/_ttd/specs/index.cfm

Press Release (from Rollercoaster Database- rcdb.com)
http://www.rcdb.com/document82.htm

Hopefully I will be able to get out to Cedar Point this summer to give this thing a try, and Wicked Twister which came out last year. It looks like it will be one amazing ride!  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up

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RE: Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Sat Jan 11, 2003 12:57 pm

Oh my god!!! Big it on BABY! Yeehaaaa!!!!!
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RE: Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Sun Jan 12, 2003 12:06 pm

Saw that in the paper. Can't wait to get out there and give it a try!!!

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RE: Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Sun Jan 12, 2003 1:07 pm

It opens this year, Oh Yeah!!!!! Going to Cedar point this June can't wait!!!!!!!

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RE: Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Sun Jan 12, 2003 2:04 pm

The last time I was at Cedar Point Millennium Force was still under construction...I wanna go back soooooo bad to do that and now this new one...

Cedar Point, in short, kicks butt...hopefully Ill find a way to get out there this summmer, Sandusky is only about an 11 hour drive from here  Big grin

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RE: Cedar Point Building 420ft "Stratacoaster"

Mon Jan 13, 2003 10:50 am

I love Cedar Point...Been there many times.

First it was Magnum, then Millenium Force (which I waited 2 hours in line for the opening year), and now this. I gotta see it!

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