MEDIA ADVISORY: ‘Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge’ Press Preview

July 28, 2021

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Thousands of automotive enthusiasts will lapse to Woodward Avenue during this year’s ultimate festival of authorised travel racing on Saturday, Aug 14. “MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” will underline a media-only preview on Friday, Aug 13.

Media opportunities include:

  • Eric Malone, star of MotorTrend’s radio array “Fastest Cars in a Dirty South,” and online automotive personalities Alex Taylor, Tavarish, Westen Champlin and Throtl will exhibit their mutated Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye vehicles, that will conflict it out in a Hellcat Grudge Race on Saturday
  • Media can attend in Dodge disturb and deposit rides in Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats on a M1 Concourse skidpad and north loop apportionment of a track
  • Interview opportunities with Dodge executives, Roadkill uncover hosts, MotorTrend stars and online automotive personalities

WHERE: M1 Concourse,164 South Blvd. West, Pontiac, Michigan 48341

WHEN: Friday, Aug 13 and Saturday, Aug 14, 2021

Friday, Aug 13 – “MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” press preview:

  • 10:30 a.m. – Gates open to media
  • 11 a.m. – Roadkill Nights news conference
    • Reveals of Hellcat Grudge Race vehicles
  • 11:30 a.m.
    • Media talk opportunities
    • Dodge deposit and disturb rides for media
  • 11:30 a.m. – Lunch available
  • 1:30 p.m. – Event concludes

Saturday, Aug 14 – “MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” event:

  • 6 a.m. – Gates open to credentialed media
  • 10 a.m. – Gates open to a open – eventuality begins
    • Photo opportunities as muscle/vintage/classic cars enter for Cruise-In
    • Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge eventuality activities start – Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat disturb and deposit rides, dyno testing
  • 11 a.m. – Drag racing starts – open subordinate session; can be noticed around livestream during DodgeGarage
  • 4:45 p.m. – Hellcat Grudge Race begins
  • 5:45 p.m. – Top Eight shootout motorist announcements
  • 6:15 p.m. – Opening ceremony
  • 7 p.m. – Top Eight shootouts start (Small Tire Big Tire)
  • 8:30 p.m. – Top Eight winners’ awards ceremony
  • 9 p.m. – Event concludes


Tim Kuniskis, Dodge Brand Chief Executive Officer, Stellantis

Mike Finnegan and David Freiburger, Roadkill TV uncover co-hosts

Eric Malone, star of MotorTrend’s radio array “Fastest Cars in a Dirty South”


  • Friday: For a press preview, parking will be inside M1 Concourse (164 South Blvd. West, Pontiac, Michigan 48341). Staff will be on-site to direct
  • Saturday: VIP and media parking will be accessible during a South Lot. Contact [email protected] for some-more information; shuttles will be supposing for internal eventuality attendees

RSVP: Please RSVP to Darren Jacobs during [email protected]

“MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” earnings for a sixth year. Unlike any other eventuality in a world, drivers of a fastest street-legal drag cars in America have a eventuality to drag competition in front of spectators on ancestral Woodward Avenue as it is remade from a travel into a sanctioned, 1/8-mile drag strip. The annual eventuality is gearing adult to be improved than ever in 2021 with a TV-versus-online build-and-race challenge, dubbed a Hellcat Grudge Race.
Eric Malone, star of MotorTrend’s radio array “Fastest Cars in a Dirty South,” and 4 of a many distinguished stars in a automotive online space will go head-to-head on Woodward Ave. The all-star lineup includes Alex Taylor, Tavarish, Westen Champlin and Throtl. Malone and any of a online builders perceived a Challenger or Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye and $10,000 in money for automobile modifications. The idea for a builders: emanate a drag-racing appurtenance able of besting Malone on Woodward.
Fans can follow all a Roadkill Nights action, including pre-event weekly behind-the-scenes calm and explanation on a Hellcat Grudge Race car builds, during DodgeGarage, or on amicable channels with hashtags #RoadkillNights and #PoweredByDodge. For finish eventuality information, including sheet info, revisit
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