unmistakable clickity-clack sound as the coaster ascends the hill, the smell of aged wood,
the sway of the train on its tracks, all of those special ingredients that make up the
classic American wooden roller coaster can be found on The Racer.
Paramount's Kings Islands first world class coaster, the
Twin Racer debuted when the park opened in 1972 and has been thrilling riders ever since.
The Racer was influential in reviving the countrys interest in roller coasters. In
1982, The Racer became the worlds first roller coaster with one train traveling
forward racing and another train running backwards. Over six-thousand feet of track that
make up The Racer will send you over its contours at a breathtaking 55 miles per hour,
carrying you through some great coaster history.
In true wooden coaster fashion, The Racer still remains
one of the best loved coasters in America! Experience the classic that has withstood the
test of time at Paramount's Kings Island!