Rebel Yell is now Racer 75 at Kings Dominion

Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 9:53 AM | Contributed by Mr. Six

Kings Dominion's iconic Rebel Yell roller coaster will now be called Racer 75. Fans of the Rebel Yell, who grew up riding the classic wooden roller coaster (forwards and backwards) aren’t having it.

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Friday, February 9, 2018 12:00 PM

OhioStater said:

And yet, thousands of people who have no idea what it feels like to be discriminated against will get butt-hurt over the name of a roller coaster, which is near the top of the list of things that don't matter. And I'm not a roller coaster.

However, if it was a statue of a roller coaster with a confederate name, then it needs to be removed and put in a museum of history so we never forget, but do not glorify what it stands for. ;)

Friday, February 9, 2018 12:53 PM

Wait, you mean the ride wasn't misplaced Paramount licensing

Saturday, February 10, 2018 12:30 PM
Tommytheduck's avatar

"You Racer scum."

Saturday, February 10, 2018 4:05 PM

I appreciate that Cedar Fair has chosen this moment in time to make the change. I just think they could do better than Racer 75. Then again, these are the same folks who gave use Drop Tower and Back Lot Coaster.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 6:30 PM
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Back Lot Stunt Coaster. Don't sell them short!

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 10:28 PM

Same folks that gave us Flight Deck. They like either horribly bland or unpronounceable for everyone, but Scooby Doo.. (see: Rougarou)

Sunday, February 11, 2018 3:07 PM

It could be worse. They could’ve renamed it Fire Racist Confederate Namesake Hawk.

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