Fastest wooden roller coaster to open day later than scheduled

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The latest addition to Six Flags Great America will open Thursday.

The world’s fastest wooden roller coaster, the Goliath, will open a day later than scheduled. A small fire damaged part of the ride’s station at the Gurnee amusement park last week, causing minor roof damage.

The coaster, with the steepest drop, will take riders on twists and turns going more than 70 miles per hour.

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