FIA/FIM European Finals 8th to 11th September 2016
Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and supporting classes. See the fcrowd favourite Jet Cars plus famous USA Fuel Altereds, Rocket Bike, Monster Trucks, Stunt Shows, Static Displays, Traders and more. View full Euro Finals details here.
There is a great entry of cars and bikes at this year's Euro Finals. View photos of the drivers and riders on the 2016 Photo Entry List page.
7 FIA Top Fuel
Plenty of Nitro action including Fuel Funny Cars. Plus 7 Top Methanol Dragsters.
19 FIA Pro Mods Huge pro doorslammer entry including 4 FIA Pro Stock.
FIM Drag Bikes 13 Top Fuel, 5 Supertwins, 9 Pro Stock and 15 Super Street bikes.
Additional Entertainment at European Finals
There will be an Evening Qualifying Session on Friday with Fuel Cars and Jet Dragsters plus a full Live Action Arena. Details here.
USA Fuel Altereds: Ron Hope’s Rat Trap and Randy Bradford’s Topolino from the USA.
Jet Dragsters Split Second Jet Dragster, Fireforce 5 Jet Dragster and Fireforce 3 Jet Funny Car.
Live Action Arena Monster Trucks Podzilla & Blaster, Stunt Biker and Drift display.
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.
Santa Pod Raceway Promo - 50th Anniversary Year
Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway
Here are a selection of some forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the 2016 Calendar page.
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day Wed 31st August 2016
Tickets for this event are now SOLD OUT and will not be available on the gate.
A fun-filled family day out showcasing junior drag racers. With side attractions, Monster Trucks, stunt displays and funfair. View full event details here.
National FinalsSat 24th to Sun 25th September 2016
National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes inc ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior dragsters and many Nostalgia favourites. View full details here.
JapShow Finale Sunday 2nd October 2016
The season finale for Japanese car enthusiasts featuring the final round of Jap and FWD Drag series with Jap only RWYB competition, Jet Car, club displays, Show & Shine, traders and more.Full details at ww.JapShowFinale.com.
Extreme Performance Bike Weekend 15th to 16th October 2016
Open Bike RWYB with a round of the ACU Drag Bike championships, Straightliners Series, evening entertainment and more. View full details here.
Flame & Thunder Saturday 29th October 2016
An action packed day for all the family featuring stunts and Drag Racing. Witness 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet vehicles and Drag Racing demos. Stunt displays including Monster Trucks, Freestyle Motocross and Stunt Riders. Plus funfair, massive bonfire and huge firework finale!. View full Details here.
Public Track Days
Run 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 www.RWYB.com.
Drift 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 www.DWYB.com.
Virtual Tour of Santa Pod Raceway
Never been to Santa Pod Raceway before? Then take a virtual tour with Google Street View. You can start at the Main Gate and make your way round site or go straight to the Startline and head down the 1/4 mile strip.
Watch Drag Racing Online
One of the latest videos on SantaPodTV is the Main Event 2016 Full TV Show for pro car classes. View a full list of online TV Shows on the Santa Pod Raceway TV page.
Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop
Looking for gift ideas? Visit the Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop for clothing, DVDs, Books, Models & Collectables, Stickers and more. Visit the shop at www.santapodshop.com.
2016 Santa Pod Calendar
View the Full 2016 Santa Pod Calendar of events on the Calendar page.
Add the Santa Pod calendar to your Google / iCloud Calendars here.
If you're a 'Pod regular you can print off a handy A4 2016 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2016.pdf.
Recent Event Reports & Galleries
Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.