Santa Pod Raceway

Welcome to Santa Pod Raceway

Home of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, the fastest & loudest motorsport on Earth!

Santa Pod hosts over 50 events including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows, VW Beetle & Camper festivals, Japanese performance car events, retro & classic car events, Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days.

Enjoy VIP / corporate hospitality and fantastic family days out in the heart of England (on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire) and see Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet Cars, Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks, Drifting, Stunt Displays and much more.

Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway

Summer NationalsSummer Nationals
30th June to 1st July 2018 - Day Tickets from £14
National Drag Racing Championships headlined by MSA 200mph Pro Mods, Drag Bikes, Nostalgia classes and the Jet Car. Kids under 16 FREE*

Event Info: View full Event Info
Entry List: View Photo Entry List

BMW ShowBMW Show
Sunday 8th July 2018 - Day Tickets from £14
Featuring modern, classic and modified BMWs including the new Mini! BMW only RWYB with Show & Shine, clubs, off track entertainment, traders and more. Full details at Kids under 13 FREE*

13th to 15th July 2018 - Day Tickets from £22
A weekend dedicated to race cars, bikes and hot rods from a bygone era with Jet Car, live music*, swap meet, Show & Shine (with the NSRA), Cracklefest, fire burnouts and more. Event Details. Kids under 16 FREE*

Bug JamBug Jam
20th to 22nd July 2018 - Weekend Tickets from £70
A true VW festival in every sense of the word, with a vibrant and fun atmosphere, bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europe’s largest VW event incorporates VW Drag Racing and RWYB, an intoxicating mix of sound, top flight comedy acts, nightlife and lifestyle†, Show & Shine, fun fair, massive trade village and more. Full details at Kids under 13 FREE*

Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Below are a selection of some forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the Calendar page. Alternatively add the Santa Pod calendar to your Google / iCloud Calendars and if you're a 'Pod regular you can print off a handy A4 2018 Events Calendar.


Monster Truck NationalsJunior Day

European FinalsHot Rod Drags

Flame & Thunder

Also at Santa Pod Raceway

Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days enable pople to try Drag Racing and Drifting in their own cars. View the latest shows from Santa Pod Raceway at SantaPod.TV and buy Santa Pod merchandise at

RWYBRun What Ya Brung 
Throughout the year
Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire offers the cheapest and most accessible public track time in the UK.  For just £10 admission and £25 to "sign on", you can take your car and motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. Full details at Kids under 16 FREE*

DWYBDrift What Ya Brung
Throughout the year
At Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. Full details at Kids under 13 FREE*

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Fill out your e-mail address on the Newsletter page to receive the Santa Pod Email News Letter and you will also be entered into a monthly prize draw to win a £50 Santa Pod Raceway gift voucher.


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