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Record-Breaking Launch Coaster to Debut at Six Flags Great America

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Parks 17th coaster, Maxx Force, Breaks Three Records

Six
Flags Great America
, the Thrill Capital of the Midwest, today
announced a revolutionary, triple-record breaking, new roller coaster
coming to the park in 2019. Maxx Force will be the fastest launch
coaster in North America, and feature the fastest inversion and highest
double inversion of any roller coaster in the world.

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The all-new Maxx Force comes to Six Flags Great America in 2019! (Photo: Business Wire)

The all-new Maxx Force comes to Six Flags Great America in 2019! (Photo: Business Wire)

"Six Flags reigns supreme for record-breaking, one-of-a-kind rides and
world-class thrills," said Six Flags Great America Park President Hank
Salemi. "The new Maxx Force coaster is in a class all by itself,
launching riders from 0 to 78 miles per hour in under two seconds. No
other coaster in the country accelerates at that blistering speed."

Maxx Force highlights include:

  • A unique air-powered launching system propelling guests forward at
    record speeds;
  • The world's highest double inversion at 175 feet above the ground;
  • The fastest inversion on any roller coaster in the world with a 60
    miles-per-hour zero-G roll;
  • Five high-speed inversions; and
  • One-of-a-kind custom coaster trains modeled after Formula One racing
    cars

Maxx Force will be the park's 17th roller coaster and
is scheduled to debut in summer 2019 in the Carousel Plaza area of the
park.

For more information on Maxx Force and the 2019 season at Six
Flags Great America, visit www.sixflags.com/greatamerica/newfor2019

Six Flag Great America is also announcing the start of 2019 Season Pass
sales with its special Flash Sale through Labor Day featuring the best
deal of the year — save over 70% on a 2019 Pass.

August 30 through September 3, guests will receive a free upgrade to a
Gold Season Pass with every Pass purchased. Gold Season Passes include
admission to Six Flags Great America, and any other Six Flags theme
park, as well as free parking and special admission offers for friends.

During the Flash Sale guests can also join the Six Flags Membership
program for 60% off the full Season Membership price and receive three
free bonus months. Six Flags Membership includes all of the benefits of
Season Pass plus over 50 additional benefits such as unlimited soft
drinks, preferred parking, walk-on passes for rides, and exclusive
waterpark seating. Members can also participate in Six Flags Membership
Rewards, a new loyalty program that allows guests to earn valuable
prizes just for riding rides, seeing shows, and having a great time at
the park.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world's largest regional
theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North
America, with $1.4 billion in revenue and 25 parks across the United
States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 years, Six Flags has entertained
millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling
water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

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