Drayton Manor to install Air Race flat ride

Zamperla Air RaceDrayton Manor has confirmed that it is to install an Air Race flat ride from Italian manufacturers Zamperla.

Opening during the first half of the park’s 2014 season, the ride is the “6.4” variant, which seats 24 riders.

The £1.2 million ride’s capacity is listed as 480 people per hour, according to the Zamperla website.

It is to operate under its original model name of “Air Race” and will be situated adjacent to the Shockwave rollercoaster in the Action Park area.

Drayton Manor’s managing director Colin Bryan told Lichfield Live: “Adding a new thrill ride to the park is always an exciting occasion, and Air Race is a fantastic addition that is sure to be loved by adults and children alike.”