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Dodge Sponsoring Roadkill Nights at Michigan’s Silverdome

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Dodge is sponsoring the Roadkill Nights event, the perfect place to get your drag race on

Dodge is taking over the Silverdome—its parking lot, that is. The American carmaker is sponsoring Roadkill Nights “Powered by Dodge,” a free, pop-up festival that allows racing enthusiasts to race each other in their own cars. This festival will come just before the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise, making it a terrific start to a fun weekend.

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Set to start on Wednesday, August 12th, from 4pm to 10pm (Eastern), the drag race will have a long list of activities for you to enjoy. These include live music, food trucks, free t-shirts, and Dodge Thrill Rides with a pro-driver. There will even be a Show & Shine display for car lovers to show off their own vehicles.

David Freiburger, the host of ROADKILL, which is the most-viewed YouTube automotive original series in the world, will be leading the races, while his crew members help out. The schedule of events is as follows:

    • 12-3pm: Vehicle inspections for drag participants
    • 2-4pm: Show & Shine vehicles placement*
    • 4pm: Event opens including Food Truck area and Show & Shine display
    • 5-9pm: Drag races begin, with a new race starting every minute
    • 5pm: ROCKSTAR band takes stage
    • 7pm: Encore ROCKSTAR band performance

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Those interested in either attending or participating in the drag race and car show must register soon. There are only 5,000 tickets available, so make sure you get yours soon! You can register here.