• Carowinds crews finishing world's fastest giga coaster


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Construction crews are busy at Carowinds finishing up the last piece of track on what will be the world's fastest giga coaster.

    Construction on the Fury 325 started in September.       

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    The park has used 2,100 tons of steel for the coaster.

    “We have a little more tightening up to do around. We have a some electrical and pneumatics and stuff to run, and hopefully the cars will be on in the next week or so, and we'll keep working toward getting this ride ready to run,” said General Manager Mike Fehnel.

    When the Fury 325 opens this spring, Carowinds will have two of the tallest rollercoasters in North America.

    The Intimidator is 232 feet tall.

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