John C. Allen came out of retirement to design the Racer.  It was built by James L. Martz and the Philadelphia Toboggan Company in 1972.  It is often cited as being a major part of the roller coaster renaissance of the 1970s.

Racer roller coaster at Paramount's Kings Island.  Built by Philidelphia Toboggan Company and designed by John Allen Home  Kings Island Index         Previous  Next

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