Intimidator 305 is a steel roller coaster built by Intamin at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States. It is located in the Congo section of the park, near Anaconda. Standing at 305 feet (93 m) tall and reaching speeds of 90 miles per hour (140 km/h), it is only the second Giga Coaster to ever be built in North America, the first being Millennium Force at Cedar Point. It broke records as being the largest investment in Kings Dominion history at $25,000,000. It is also the tallest and fastest roller coaster on the East coast as well the park's fourteenth roller coaster. It is named and themed after NASCAR driver, Dale Earnhardt, the Intimidator.
Intimidator 305 has a first drop of 300 feet (91 m), with a maximum descent angle of 85 degrees.Intimidator 305 features yellow supports with blaze red track.The massive lift-hill structure for Intimidator 305 is unique in that the lift-hill and crest only have two main points of support.
The balance of the ride's track consists of Intamin's new double-spine track, which allows for longer spans with fewer supports, particularly on crest curves.The overall height of Intimidator 305 is higher than the observation platform of the Eiffel Tower, making it one of the tallest rides at Kings Dominion.
Intimidator 305 is a mix of both Millennium Force and Maverick, both located at Cedar Point. Intamin designed the ride to feature the high lift hill like Millennium Force then after the lift hill is the low-to-the-ground tight turns and hills, similar to Maverick.The ride features six air-time humps and three near-ground level high-speed turns over 5,100 feet (1,600 m) of track.
Lift/launch system: Cable lift hill
Height: 305 ft (93 m)
Drop: 300 ft (91 m)
Length: 5,100 ft (1,600 m)
Speed: 90 mph (140 km/h)
Max vertical angle: 85°
Capacity: 1,350 riders per hour
Height restriction: 4 ft 6 in (137 cm)
Trains: 2 trains with 8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 32 riders per train.