Vortex starts with this vertical loop.  It ends with some ground-hugging turns.

There are 109 columns and foundations supporting Vortex.   It took over 900 cubic yards of concrete to make the footings for the ride.  The track and supports weigh about 400,000 pounds.

Vertical loop of the Vortex roller coaster at Carowinds Home Carowinds Index           Previous Next

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