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UAE: Ferrari World opens Turbo Track rollercoaster

At 64m in height, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s Turbo Track rollercoaster is the tallest structure on Yas Island

At 64m in height, Ferrari World’s Turbo Track rollercoaster is the tallest structure on Yas Island [Image: <i>WAM</i>].
At 64m in height, Ferrari World’s Turbo Track rollercoaster is the tallest structure on Yas Island [Image: <i>WAM</i>].

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi has officially opened its Turbo Track rollercoaster.

With a top speed of 102km/h, the ride launches passengers vertically through the venue’s glass funnel, before allowing them to plummet back down to earth.

At 64m in height, the rollercoaster is the tallest structure on Yas Island, according to UAE state news agency, WAM.

Jesse Vargas, general manager of the theme park, said: “We are extremely humbled by the passionate drive that continues to fuel the minds and hearts of our team at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and those who diligently worked behind the scenes to bring this new ride to life.

“Turbo Track isn’t just a rollercoaster; it’s an experience that combines the passion rooted in Ferrari’s traditions and values, with the excitement of a unique thrill ride. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is going to be the location for mega rollercoaster enthusiasts all over the world.”

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi bow boasts a total of 37 rides and attractions. It’s latest rollercoaster was inaugurated in the presence of Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, chairman of Miral, Mohamed Abdalla Al Zaabi, chief executive officer of Miral, and Luca Fuso, Ferrari’s chief brand officer.

Turbo Track is the third ride to be launched at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi in the last 12 months.

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