Michigan Drivers Dominate Drag Racing at Roadkill Nights

For the fifth consecutive year, Motor Trend Group’s Roadkill Nights Powered by AutiInformed.com on Roadkill Nights Drag RacingDodge returned to Woodward Avenue in Pontiac, Michigan. The event spanned  two days and with a variety of events from legal drag racing and burnout competitions on Woodward Avenue to drift and thrill rides with professional drivers in the M1 Concourse.

Michigan drivers (and males) dominated the street legal racing.

Top 8 Finalists (Small Tire)

  • Alen Danial, Michigan: 1979 Chevrolet Malibu
  • Justin Spiniolas, Illinois: 1991 GMC Sonoma
  • Rick Steinke, Pennsylvania: 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle
  • Shawn Fensler, Indiana: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro
  • Kenny Laflower, Indiana: 1970 AMC Javelin
  • Adam Hodson, Indiana: 1973 Chevrolet Camaro
  • Nicholas Taylor, Indiana: 1989 Chevrolet Malibu
  • Travis Martin, Indiana: 2001 Chevrolet Camaro

 Top 8 Finalists (Big Tire)

  • Jimmer Kline, Michigan: 1966 Pontiac GTO
  • Bryan Rosario, Michigan: 1972 Chevrolet Camaro
  • Lil Jimmer Kline, Michigan: 1966 Acadian Canso
  • Daniel Janke, Minnesota: 1964 Plymouth Savoy
  • Joe Barry, Colorado: 1956 Chevrolet Two-Ten
  • David Schroeder, Ontario: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette
  • James Pranis, Pennsylvania: 1968 Dodge Charger
    1. Also won $5,000 prize from Dodge for being quickest big tire Dodge car
  • Mike Mislivec, Michigan: 1982 Pontiac Trans AM

Quickest Dodge (Small Tire)

  • Peter Bokedon, Michigan: 1972 Dodge Dart

Contestant Karen Clifton poses with her 1975 Plymouth Duster in the drag race event staging line at Roadkill Nights .


About Kenneth Zino

Ken Zino is an auto industry veteran with global experience in print, broadcast and electronic media. He has auto testing, marketing, public relations and communications expertise garnered while working in Asia, Europe and the U.S.
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