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  • Carowinds Rides
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    Vortex
    Statistics
    Manufactor: B&M
    Make: Steel
    Model: Stand-up
    Opened: March 14, 1992
    Ride Time: 2:19 minutes
    Capacity: 24 per cycle
    Height: 91 Feet
    Speed: 50 Miles Per Hour
    Length: 2,040 Feet
    Height Restriction:
    54"
    More Photos
    Vortex landed at Carowinds, with only standing room left Vortex hurlers you down a 91 foot drop and into a huge loop. Vortex has only been repainted twice, which was in 2004 and only the supports changed from black to white. The trains however did not orginally have the yellow strip of paint on the nose piece of the them.