Kings Island’s Racer roller coaster turns 45 Saturday.
The Racer has been the focal point of the Coney Mall sector of Kings Island since it opened April 29, 1972.
More than 103 million guests have taken a ride on the Racer since it opened — the most in park history. Its record year was 1976, when a park record 3,681,338 rides were given.
Racer fun facts:
In addition to the Racer, the Eiffel Tower, Woodstock Express roller coaster and Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad also turn 45 on Saturday.
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