“Roadkill Nights Powered By Dodge” Speeds Up With New Grudge Match Dodge Direct Connection
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“The Grudge Match was a hit last year, so we’re bringing it back to Roadkill Nights. But this time, we’re giving competitors Direct Connection parts to use as building blocks to put their race cars together,” said Tim. Kuniskis, Dodge Brand General Manager – Stellantis. “It will be fun to see if Alex can defend his crown against a mix of returning and new blood racers. Last year everyone learned that getting traction is key in street racing on Woodward Avenue So this year we’re upping All competitors will use a Direct Connection crate engine that they can modify however they like, but they’ll all have the added challenge of competing with a Direct Connection six-speed manual transmission.
“I’m looking forward to the opportunity to defend my championship from last year,” Taylor said. “All participants bring such a unique style to their racing and building – it will be exciting to see the power and plans they each have to meet the challenge.”
Direct Connection is the exclusive source for genuine Dodge branded performance parts, available through Dodge Power Brokers dealerships. Competitors will use direct-connect parts including the Hellcrate Redeye 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI® engine and a plug-and-play Hellcrate Redeye 6.2L Supercharged Crate HEMI Engine Control Unit (ECU). Grudge Match builders will have VIP access to the Direct Connection Tech hotline at (800) 998-1110 for technical questions. More information on direct connection is available at DCPerformance.com.
Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge features street-legal drag racing on Woodward Avenue, plus a show of classic and modern muscle cars, exhilarating interactive experiences, and fun-filled immersive activities at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, Mich.. Dodge thrill and drift rides are also back in Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats, where participants can experience the rides of a lifetime in Concourse M1. A Direct Connection Alley area at the event will feature a trailer featuring virtual Dodge Challenger SRT Demon drag racing simulators, Direct Connection crate engines and exhibits, and much more.
Read the full press release here.
For more information, please visit the Stellantis media site for North America at https://media.stellantisnorthamerica.com.