The American Eagle
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The American Eagle is a two track racing wooden roller coaster, it was built in 1981.
It has a current world records of fastest, longest, and fastest racing wooden rollercoaster.

This wooden roller coaster seats six people per cart and there is five cart seats a total of 30 people, but there is two roller coaster going on at the same time which would add 30 more people.
American Eagle has a large drop of about 146 ft.
It can go as fast as 65 to 66 mph throughout the whole ride there is different times where the rides accelerates.

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over 15 tons of nails were used to construct the american eagle
you need to be 48" to enter and it's top speed is 66 MPH

The Eagle can fit a max capacity of 60 people. Its one of the loudest roller coasters in Great America. And its the only roller coaster in Six Flags that runs 2 coasters at the same time and the only roller coaster that rides in reverse. X)
But now they have switched that car and now they both ride facing foward.

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This massive dual-track wooden racing coaster spans almost the entire southern edge of the park. The first drop of the American Eagle is 55-degrees.The American Eagle was painted with over 9,000 gallons of white paint and took over 20,000 man hours to build.

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The American Eagle was designed Intamin AG, Curtis D. Summers in 1981.