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
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
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 www.roadkill.com/events/ to reserve free tickets to Roadkill Nights.
Interested drag race and car show participants should also register online at www.roadkill.com/events/ 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.
SOURCE TEN: The Enthusiast Network