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New roller coaster coming to Six Flags Great America

GURNEE, Ill. (CBS 58) – Six Flags Great America is opening a new roller coaster.

According to a news release, it will be the world’s largest loop coaster. The new ride is named ‘Mardi Gras Hangover’ and will feature a gigantic loop before suspending riders completely upside down.

The park will also debut a Mardi Gras Festival in the late summer. The ride is set to open in the spring.


Highlights of the new roller coaster include:

•World’s largest coaster of its kind

•100 feet tall

•360 degree revolutions with multiple inversions

•32 seats in unique “face-off” design, with guests seated back-to-back and face-to-face

•Inverted hang-time with riders suspended upside down for extended times

•The park’s 16th coaster

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