MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge Returns

June 13th, 2024 by


Performance lovers rejoice, because the event of the year is back. Dodge and MotorTrend are once again teaming up to present the annual horsepower festival, MotorTrend Presents Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge. Returning for its ninth edition, this event will feature legally sanctioned drag racing on Woodward Avenue in Metro Detroit this summer, as well as a tense head-to-head between online automotive builders in the popular Direct Connection Grudge Race.


“For nearly a decade Roadkill Nights has brought horsepower enthusiasts together for a celebration of performance like none other, and the 2024 event will add to the legacy of Dodge and MotorTrend’s horsepower circus,” said Matt McAlear, Dodge brand CEO – Stellantis. “In addition to drag racing and the Direct Connection Grudge Race, we have surprises in store this year that are sure to send a charge through all Roadkill Nights attendees.”


Roadkill Nights presents the chance for gearheads, amateur racers, and fans of all kinds to watch some of America’s quickest street-legal cars in-person as they race along Woodward Avenue. Additionally, there will be a classic and modern muscle car show for attendees to experience,  Dodge Thrill Rides, Dodge displays, Dodge show vehicles, Roadkill talent appearances, a vendor midway and much more.


“Dodge continues to be the engine driving Roadkill Nights for nearly a decade now, and there is simply nothing like watching our fans drag race down Woodward Avenue,” said Alex Wellen, CEO and president – MotorTrend. “MotorTrend is thrilled to bring to life its most popular show in the Motor City.”


Official information including dates and ticket details are still being decided, and will be posted on as they become available. If you’re interested in attending this year’s Roadkill Nights, make sure to check often so that you don’t miss out!

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