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Desert Race

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The Place
  Heide-Park Soltau - Soltau, Lower Saxony Germany
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The Stats

Track Type Year Designer / Manufacturer
Steel Rocket 2007 Werner Stengel / Intamin AG
Ride Statistics
Height: 19 meters | 62.34 feet Max Drop:
Top Speed: 100 km/h | 62.14 mph Track Length: 650 meters | 2132.6 feet
Rider Capacity: 1070 per hour Max G-Force: +4.7 to -.7 G
Inversions: Ride Time: 49 seconds
Avg Speed: Angle of Descent:
Number of Cars: Length of Train:
Restraints: Number of Trains: 2
Cars per Train: 5 Vehicles Designed by: Intamin

The Experience

* Arrangement: Riders are arranged 2 across, 4 seats per car for a total of 20 riders per train.
* Notes: Same layout as Rita: Queen of Speed in Alton Towers. Built at a cost of 15 million . Themed after a race in the desert.
* Structure: Ride footprint is 165 x 70 meters and covers 11.550 m2.
* Features: Acceleration from 0 - 100 km/h in 2.4 sec using hydraulic catapult launch achieving 1.5 G.

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