Roadkill Nights "Powered By Dodge" Pop-Up Car Festival And Flashlight Drag Races To Take Over Silverdome Aug. 12

Register now to test your drag-racing skills at fun, free event featuring ROADKILL's David Freiburger

Jul 30, 2015, 09:46 ET from TEN: The Enthusiast Network

DETROIT, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Roadkill Nights "Powered by Dodge" is a free, pop-up car festival featuring flashlight drag races where 200 racing enthusiasts will have the opportunity to race one another in their own cars along a custom-built 1/8th mile track. Drag races are open to the public, first come, first served.

The grudge-style drag race and cruise-in takes place right before the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise. Activities include live music, food trucks, free T-shirts, and Dodge Thrill Rides with a pro-driver on a closed course. There will also be a Show & Shine vehicle display where car enthusiasts can show off their own vehicles. The car show is limited to the first 150 vehicles with 50 spaces reserved for Dodge models.


  • Leading the races will be David Freiburger, host of ROADKILL, the most-viewed YouTube automotive original series in the world
  • ROADKILL crew members
  • Up to 200 local drag race participants
  • 150 car show participants

WHEN: Wednesday, August 12
4-10 p.m. ET

12-3 pm: Vehicle inspections for drag participants
2-4pm: Show & Shine vehicles placement*
4 pm: Event opens including Food Truck area and Show & Shine display
5-9 pm: Drag races begin, with a new race starting every minute
5 pm: ROCKSTAR band takes stage
7 pm: Encore ROCKSTAR band performance

*Please note, those participating in Show & Shine placement should be prepared to have their vehicles on display until 9 pm when the festival concludes.

WHERE: Pontiac Silverdome parking lot, 3 miles from Woodward Avenue
1200 Featherstone Road
Pontiac, MI 48342

Ample parking available onsite. Local police will also be on-site to conduct and manage traffic.

COST: Free but pre-registration is required to attend and to participate in the drag race and car show. 5,000 tickets are available in all.

TO REGISTER: Visit to reserve free tickets to Roadkill Nights.
Interested drag race and car show participants should also register online at beginning July 30 as space is limited.  Vehicle inspections will take place prior to the event. More information is available on the Roadkill Events website.

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SOURCE TEN: The Enthusiast Network