In a new design update posted by Topic Park Predictions, we get to see additional image footage of the rumored triangular shaped footer which now seems to have been filled with gravel and wooden. There is speculation that this is possibly to protect against even more water filling the gap ahead of they are prepared to pump in the concrete or to build a base layer and the concrete will be poured about the top.  

The video clip also reveals footage of a possible second footer positioned powering the coaster’s cafe. If this is the situation and a 3rd footer is created, Concept Park Predictions speculate that the vertical spike could without a doubt attain the 500ft mark.

Now, just to reiterate once more, this is all speculation and very little has been verified by Cedar Stage with regards to this rumored vertical spike as of but and we do not know for guaranteed regardless of whether the triangular condition is in fact a footer or the 2nd rumored area is a footer. We will carry on to share with you the newest predictions for the exciting reimagining of Leading Thrill Dragster and appear ahead to bringing you affirmation on the exact aspects fans will get to expertise when Top rated Thrill Dragster reopens in 2024.

At any time due to the fact it was declared that Major Thrill Dragster at Cedar Stage will be reimagined there have been rumors floated as to what we are most likely likely to see about this in depth project. What we do know is that the hydraulic start will be replaced by a LSM launch and that Leading Thrill Dragster will be closed for the complete of the 2023 and is slated to reopen in 2024.

Back in February, in accordance to the movie embedded below which was posted on YouTube by ElToroRyan we acquired to hear a rumor of a possible layout extension. 

In the online video we bought to see a construction update displaying that all of the concrete platforms of the load and unload stations have been eradicated as effectively as the handle booth. The roof framework on the station was even now in location and the significant hole in the ground in which the rides original storage tracks had been formerly positioned was explained as probable to be utilized as portion of the new drainage method to immediate rainwater into the lagoon and away from the halfway to lessen the risk of flooding.

Now far more importantly, the video clip speculated based mostly on responsible resources that we could see a attainable layout extension which would stretch even more in direction of the front of the park exactly where the present-day photograph booth stands and is explained to include some type of significant vertical spike which could be as tall or taller than the recent leading hat! This new vertical launch would be accompanied by a swing start instead than a one launch which consists of the coaster heading forwards and backwards by the very same part of launch track in buy to create up velocity to at some point make it about the top rated.

In accordance to an update at the commencing of March by Screamscape, through a Winter event at Cedar Position it was noticed that sections of the Iron Dragon’s keep track of situated just at the rear of the Dragster station has been taken out. Tony Clarke from Cedar Point mentioned that this monitor removing will not have nearly anything to do with Top Thrill Dragster but it has been assumed that if indeed Major Thrill Dragster was to acquire a rumored layout extension then Iron Dragon’s keep track of could have to be temporarily taken out in buy to put in some new monitor so this has bought Cedar Place followers considerably psyched.

Now, at the finish of March thanks to an aerial photograph posted on Twitter by ElToroRyan we can plainly see a substantial triangular region which appears to be like to be the beginnings of a concrete base which would be utilized to aid this rumored rear-spike. This triangular form also aligns with the station and former Dragster launch observe providing us far more hope that this rear-spike is to come to be a truth.

Some good sheet pile action! Appears to be the start out of perform to create a big concrete footing!
— ElToroRyan (@ElToroRyan) March 27, 2023

Theme Park Predictions has also posted a online video update on YouTube estimating the opportunity top of this rear-spike based mostly on predicted measurements of this speculated concrete footer.

This triangular footer is believed to be 90ft extended with the sides being 42ft in length. The rear spike is predicted to be 400ft+ and is speculated that Cedar Point will be looking to acquire the report from Kingda Ka at Six Flags Fantastic Journey which sits at 456ft. The triangular footer seems to be the favored shape for footers made use of by Intamin these types of as in the case of Pantheon at Busch Gardens Williamsburg which could be a further clue as to Intamin’s involvement in this reimagining.

There is continue to uncertainty all-around irrespective of whether it will be a vertical or twisted spike. The image booth which was at first speculated to be eliminated could be transformed to the entrance of the attraction and the queue line could quite possibly be found beneath the Iron Dragon eliminating it from the central part Leading Thrill Dragster.

Rumors of likely layout extensions to Top Thrill Dragster as well as the locale of the entrance, exit and queue line are at this stage nevertheless just speculation with almost nothing acquiring been verified by Cedar Level relating to this.
Impression: Cedar FairWe will update you with even more facts as and when they are introduced. What we do know for certain is that the reimagined Top rated Thrill Dragster reopening at Cedar Point in 2024 unquestionably seems to be a thrilling a person for all roller coaster lovers.

Do you imagine Prime Thrill Dragster must have a vertical or twisted rear-spike? Do you believe it really should have a swing start? We will preserve you up-to-date on further more specifics regarding the reimagining of Leading Thrill Dragster. Let us know your views by leaving us a comment beneath or on our Fb site.

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