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Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge brings back legal drag racing on Woodward Avenue

Posted at 7:42 AM, Aug 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-10 09:59:41-04

PONTIAC, MICH (WXYZ) — This year’s "Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge," Motor Trend Group’s popular drag racing event and car festival, is even bigger and better, bringing back legal drag racing on Woodward Avenue and even more experiences with exciting activities, including thrill and drift rides in the 717-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and the 707-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat models. The fun will alo include a burnout contest, free Dodge drift rides, live music, celebrity meet and greets and freestyle motocross stunt shows. An eclectic array of food truck offerings and beverages will be available for purchase to keep the public energized throughout the day.

On Saturday, street-legal drag racing on historic Woodward Avenue begins with two classes, Big Tire and Small Tire, competing for a cash purse of $30,000. As part of the overall $40,000 purse, $10,000 will be donated to The United Way.

To learn more, visit https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow/