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Ferrari unveils Formula Rossa roller coaster at the Spanish Grand Prix


Last week, Ferrari unveiled the first details of its new Ferrari Formula Rossa roller coaster. This roller coaster is one of two that will be one of the main attractions at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the largest indoor theme park in the world.

During the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix weekend, Ferrari brought one of the cars that will be used in the roller coaster for a special media presentation, which was attended by Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali and drivers, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa.

The Formula Rossa roller coaster will be widely considered the fastest roller coaster in the world when it officially opens on October 28, 2010 at the Yas Marina Island in Abu Dhabi. Capable of accelerating at over 240 kmh and generating as much as 1.7 Gs, the roller coaster has to be one of the must-try attractions of Ferrari World. It uses a hydraulic winch system - similar to the equipment used in launching fighter jets - that catapults the cars out of their launch area by using a shriek-inducing 20,800 horsepower, enough to make even the most hardcore of roller coaster riders soil their pants.

Source: GT Spirit


5 comments:

I like it much better in Dubai, very intense that you feel like you are riding on a ferrari and driving around the roller coaster.

Yeah, if you go there try to visit it and update us about the Trax.

So this this the roller coaster they’re going to used at ferrari world in abu dhabi. pretty amazing one isn’t it? Well, I wonder when will this theme park come to life.. Maybe next year? I’ll pay a visit to my sister at abu dhabi.. Ihope next year it’s already open to the public.

I guess that Formula Rossa Roller coaster will achieve those success and I think it will also become a tourist spot because of that roller coaster.

Disappointing! I won’t be able to ride in anything that shakes, rolls, turns or drops fast since my childhood days. My stomach is simply can’t resist to those fast movement rides.

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