MotorTrend Group’s ‘Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge,’ held for the fifth consecutive year in
Pontiac, Mich., kicks off metro Detroit’s week-long celebration of the American car culture


• High-octane excitement starting Friday night, August 9, at M1 Concourse and lead into a full
day of legal drag racing on historic Woodward, August 10
• Exhilarating thrill rides in Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcats in two
locations with high speeds over 100mph
• Celebrity appearances and special Celebrity Showdown Drag Race with a $10,000 prize purse
benefitting The United Way
• Test your skills in the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon simulators, see the Dodge Challenger SRT
Hellcat Redeye on display, check out over 400 vehicles in the Show N’ Shine, dyno runs, Kid’s
Zone, exhibition runs with 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel and Funny Car, and much more

Event Schedule

Friday August 9


2:00p Racer Gates Open for move-in
2:30p Spectator shuttle bus operation (FREE) begins
3:00p Spectator Gates open to the Public
3:30p Dyno testing begins
4:00p Dodge Drift rides begin on skidpad
4:00p Appearance – Bogi Lateiner & Faye Hadley of All Girls Garage and Steve Magnante of
Roadkill’s Junkyard Gold at the Midway Roadkill Tent
5:00p Drag Race Tech and Registration Open
5:00p Appearance – Dave Kindig & Kevin Schiele of Bitchin Rides at the Midway Roadkill Tent
5:00p Freestyle Motocross show (inside M1 behind bleachers)
6:00p Appearance – Joe Martin, Amanda Martin & Jayson “Shag” Arrington of Iron
Resurrection at the Midway Roadkill Tent
7:00p Freestyle Motocross show (inside M1 behind bleachers)
7:30p Burnout Contest
9:00p Gates Close
9:30p Spectator shuttle bus operation finishes (FREE)


Saturday August 10


9:30a Spectator shuttle bus operation (FREE) begins
10:00a Gates open to the Public
10:00a Dodge thrill and drift rides begin
10:00a Dyno testing begins
10:00a MotorTrend Lounge open (exclusive to MotorTrend streaming service subscribers only)
10:00a Merchandise Tent open
11:00a Drag Racing begins – open qualifying session
11:30a Appearance – Joe Martin, Amanda Martin & Jayson “Shag” Arrington of Iron
Resurrection at the MotorTrend Lounge*
11:30a Freestyle Motocross show (inside M1 behind bleachers)
12:30p Appearance – Bogi Lateiner & Faye Hadley of All Girls Garage, Chris Jacobs of
Overhaulin’, and Bill Carlton of Texas Metal at the MotorTrend Lounge*
2:00p Appearance – Jared Zimmerman & Lou Santiago of Car Fix and Chris Jacobs of
Overhaulin’ at the Midway Roadkill Tent
2:00p Appearance – Dave Kindig & Kevin Schiele of Bitchin Rides at the MotorTrend Lounge*
3:00p Freestyle Motocross show (inside M1 behind bleachers)
3:00p Appearance – Bogi Lateiner and Faye Hadley of All Girls Garage and Bill Carlton of Texas
Metal at the Midway Roadkill Tent
4:00p Open drag racing qualifying concludes
4:15p Leah Pritchett & Matt Hagan top fuel exhibition burnouts on Woodward
4:45p Celebrity shootout begins on Woodward Avenue
5:45p Top 8 shootout driver announcements
6:00p Sheriff Showdown (Macomb County and Oakland County) exhibition run
6:05p Flamethrower & wheelstander exhibition run
6:15p Freestyle Motocross show (inside M1 behind bleachers)
7:00p Top 8 shootouts begin (small tire & big tire)
7:30p MotorTrend Lounge closes
8:00p Dodge thrill and drift rides close
8:30p Top 8 Winners Awards Ceremony
9:00p Gates Closed
9:30p Spectator shuttle bus operation finishes (FREE)

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