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A radio station may have mistakenly let slip the opening date for Universal Studios Orlando's highly-anticipated Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit rollercoaster as July 3.

Screamscape reports that Power 96 has listed a live broadcast covering the grand opening of the coaster as taking place on July 3. It remains to be seen whether this is a genuine slip by station or just wishful thinking.

The opening date for the coaster was recently delayed until the summer. This gives some credibility to the rumored opening date, which would at least seem to be in the right ballpark.

Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit will stretch out beyond the walls of the Universal Studios park towards the opening gate of the Universal Orlando Resort. It features a 167-foot lift hill and will reach top speeds of 65mph. Its most unique feature is the "double take" - a vertical loop in which the track twists so that the train is "right-side-up" at the top of the loop. Riders will be able to select their own soundtrack for the ride from a selection of six genres.

TPT will keep readers updated on any news of a firm opening date for Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit through our "New Attraction Watch" section.

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This sounds amazing!!!
I can't wait to ride it in the summer!!!!
Thanks TPT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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