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Detroit’s Woodward Ave lights up for 2019 Roadkill Nights

The informal tire-warming water box on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue offers continual raucous ambiance, but when Matt Hagan’s widebody Hellcat funny car races past, a cloud of smoke worthy of the Old Testament blankets the informal dragstrip. Eyes and nose alike sting in the nitrous aftermath of Hagan’s burnout—and the crowd packed atop the bleachers and on the mulch beside the street loves it.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/08/13/detroits-woodward-ave-lights-2019-roadkill-nights