Top Thrill Dragster: What we know about Cedar Point’s announcement

The next summer will surely be full of thrills and drills because Top Thrill Dragster is re-opening soon. Yes, the humongous 420-foot-tall roller coaster ride Top Thrill Dragster is restarting soon. The latest announcement by Cedar Point has left everyone thrilled and excited to enjoy one of the tallest and fastest roller coaster rides in the world. However, it was called out when a metal part of the ride came loose from one of its trains and hit a Michigan woman waiting in the line below and left her severely injured. You are asked to stick with this page and go through this article till the end. Also, read what Cedar Point actually said about Top Thrill Dragster. Swipe down the page and read more details.

Top Thrill Dragster

Top Thrill Dragster

On Tuesday morning, August 1, 2023, Cedar Point revealed its plan for restarting Top Thrill Dragster which has been dubbed as Top Thrill 2. It was also claimed that Top Thrill 2 will be the tallest and fastest triple-launch strata roller coast ride in the world. Strata coaster refers to the roller coaster ride that has a height of 400 feet, a Cedar Point feat first pioneered when the Top Thrill Dragster opened in 2003. As per the latest announcement, Top Thrill Dragster will be 420 foot-tall in height. Continue reading this article and know more about Top Thrill Dragster.

Top Thrill Dragster

The vice president and general manager of Cedar Point, Carrie Boldman said that everything was on the table when deciding what should become of the iconic ride, including potential demolition. The vice president said it had to be saved but to reimagine completely the ride experience from light coaster trains to a new launch system. She said, “We’re really excited. We feel like this is a one-of-a-kind coaster.” Reportedly, Zamperla Rides are doing the construction and redesign of the 420-foot-tall tower. It will be the first coaster to use the company’s Lightning trains with a new LSM launch system. Swipe down the page and know more details.

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Top Thrill Dragster

The Chief Executive Officer and President of Zamperla, Antonio Zamperla said the company has been working hard on the design for about a year and a half for the coaster including a new launch system. According to Zamperla, the new launch system will rely on magnets. They are aiming to keep the huge tower built off of that. “You don’t want to tear down an iconic piece. This is part of the skyline. This is an icon. It would be like removing a mountain.”

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