On Saturday, drag racing has two classes, Big Tire and Small Tire, competing for a cash purse of $30,000.
MotorTrend Group’s “Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” is bigger this year with the addition of Friday night activities, while bringing back legal street drag racing that will lay some rubber down on the iconic Woodward Avenue pavement on Saturday. For the fifth year, this festival revels in Motor City’s automotive culture with its racing, classic and modern muscle car show, and other activities that will take over the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, MI.
Roadkill is now the traditional kick off to southeast Michigan’s week-long celebration of classic cars and car culture. There will be thrill rides in the 717-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and the 707-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat models, more participants in the celebrity showdown races, and an overall $40,000 purse with $10,000 going towards United Way. Continue reading