February 26, 2014
Stanton, CA — Southern California's family amusement park Adventure City will build a first-of-its-kind roller coaster to open later this summer.
Built by Gerstlauer Amusement Rides of Germany, Rewind Racers, will be a "shuttle" coaster and designed to have the train travels both forwards and backwards during the ride.
Departing from the station, Rewind Racers will begin in reverse with a backward climb up a lift hill. Following a brief show scene or "pit stop" inside a garage, the train will race forwards descending back into and through the station at 30 miles per hour. The roller coaster will continue with a series of banked curves and airtime hills. At the opposite end of the track the train will ascend a second lift hill and enter a second pit stop garage for a second show scene. The train will then descends out of the garage and repeat the course, this time while traveling backwards.
Gerstlauer Amusement Rides has built similar family shuttle coasters in both 2011 and 2012 at parks in Europe. R&R Creative Amusement Designs has been contracted for video production and thematic design for Rewind Racers queue, show scenes, station and train.
Adventure City is a two-acre amusement park in Orange County with 11 rides and attractions, especially for children. For more information, visit www.adventurecity.com.
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