Friday, September 22, 2023

Speedy Gonzales Coaster Revs Up the Excitement at Six Flags Magic Mountain

 /PR Newswire/ — Six Flags Magic Mountain, the “Thrill Capital of the World,” today launched its record-setting 19th coaster with the official debut of Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers in the revitalized Bugs Bunny World.
Anchoring the newly refurbished children’s area, Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers features an action-packed adventure with plenty of drops and thrills that kids and parents can enjoy together. With trains designed as race cars, riders will experience the exhilaration of racing to the checkered-flag finish line. The Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers coaster addition brings the total number of coasters in the children’s area to four, more than any other theme park in the U.S.

The new Looney Tunes Kids Club show also made its debut in the Carrot Club Theater. Featuring “Club President” Bugs Bunny, this audience participatory game show is sure to be a hit with fans of all ages.

“We are excited to showcase our newest coaster and newly revitalized children’s area this year,” said Bonnie Rabjohn, Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor park president. “We are staying true to our thrill promise by adding yet another coaster to our collection – this time a fun adventure for our littlest thrill seekers. No doubt we will be creating lots of magical memories at the ‘Thrill Capital of the World’.”

With the addition of Speedy Gonzales Hot Rod Racers, the “Thrill Capital of the World” will boast a world-record 19 roller coasters, including the new Full Throttle, which debuted in June 2013 as the world’s tallest and fastest looping coaster; X2, the world’s first 5th dimensional coaster; Tatsu, the world’s tallest and fastest flying coaster; Goliath, the giant among giants; and Viper.

PHOTO courtesy Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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