The Top Thrill Dragster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio, launches thrill-seekers to speeds of 120 m.p.h. in less than four seconds. After climbing 420 feet into the air and spiraling 270 degrees toward the finish, the entire rides is over in just 17 seconds.
See what it’s like to ride the Top Thrill Dragster by watching the video above. Then check out the June 2010 issue of Boys’ Life for more of the newest, most extreme, record-breaking roller coasters around.