Dodge has announced the schedule for the second annual Roadkill Nights event to be held during the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise this August.

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FCA's Dodge division has announced the schedule of its upcoming "Roadkill Nights" a year after the inaugural event was held in the Pontiac Silverdome parking lot as part of Dodge's participation in the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise.

"Woodward is one of (if not the) most famous 'Muscle Car Corridors' in the country and, as far as we know, this is the first time ever that street racing on it will be legal," said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars, Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT – FCA, North America. "Drag racers will be able to show their muscle when Woodward is closed from South Boulevard to Rapid Street in Pontiac to create what is sure to be an epic kick off to the weekend's cruise events."

scene from 2015 Roadkill Nights at the Pontiac Silverdome

It also appears that Chrysler's performance division is onto something. Encouraged by last year's turnout, Dodge (along with its partner TEN: The Enthusiast Network) decided to expand the event schedule to include two cities in 2016. The first, held at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas on June 18th, drew nearly 12,000 spectators.

2016 Woodward Dream Cruise Roadkill Nights event schedule

Held in conjunction with the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise, the event takes over new M1 Concourse in Pontiac, the August 19 Roadkill Nights event kicks off at noon and last until 10 p.m.

a Dodge Viper and Fiat 500 Abarth take to the track at 2015 Roadkill Nights

Registration for all events is now open and can be found at It should be pointed out that general admission to the event is free for spectators. In addition, participants may register a vehicle for drag racing and the Show 'n' Shine events at the site.


2016 Roadkill Nights Prices (spaces are limited):

• Drag Racing: $50 per vehicle, all makes are welcome
• Show 'n' Shine: FREE
• VIP Packages: $150 per person and includes one spot to compete in the drag race, personal meet-and-greet with Mike Finnegan and David Freiburger, photo opportunities and a VIP swag bag.

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Dodge wants you to remember this: "'Flashlight' drag racing is back, but this time it's on Woodward Avenue ... and it's legal." Be there, or be square!

doing burnouts at 2015 Roadkill Nights at the Pontiac Silverdome