WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - Busch Gardens has released the newest update on their upcoming ‘record-breaking’ roller coaster, Pantheon!
According to a tweet sent out by Busch Gardens VA, the last piece of the track has been installed.
For everyone who’s “tracking” progress of Pantheon, the last piece of track was installed! 🎢 pic.twitter.com/yLODjXta9j— Busch Gardens VA (@BuschGardensVA) February 26, 2020
The coaster is set to open sometime this year; featuring a total of four launches, this coaster is located in the park’s Festa Italia village and will reach a top speed of 72.5 mph.
Busch Gardens brags that this is the fastest multi-launch coaster in North America!
Rides stats for Pantheon are as listed, according to Busch Gardens:
- The ride is a multi-launch coaster
- Launch 1 speed: 36 mph
- Launch 2 speed: 50 mph
- Launch 2 speed (backward): 61 mph
- Launch 3 speed: 67 mph
- The track length is 3,328 feet
- Maximum speed: 73 mph
- Ride duration: Two minutes