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

Below is a selection of 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 2019 Events Calendar.

Main EventThe FIA/FIM Main Event
24th to 27th May 2019 - FIA Day Tickets from £35
The 1st round of the FIA European Championship presents 4 days of high speed drag racing action over the Bank Holiday weekend. More than 250 of Europe’s finest teams battle it out on the famous quarter mile including Nitro-burning 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and supporting classes. With Jet Cars, Monster Trucks and Live Action Arena shows this is the perfect event for the hard-core drag racing fans and families alike! Kids under 16 FREE*

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Das Auto ShowDas Auto Show
Sun 2nd June 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
NEW FOR 2019 - The German car show comes to Santa Pod for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche and more. With German only RWYB competition – which marque will come out on top? Plus, Show & Shine, club displays, DWYB and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Sunday 9th June 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
The first major event for Japanese car fans with Jap only RWYB, FWD Drag Series, club displays, Show & Shine, live music* and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Retro ShowRetro Show
Sunday 16th June 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
The classic car show with a difference, for fans of retro vehicles on two and four wheels with pre-1995 RWYB, Show & Shine, car clubs, retro drifting and retro entertainment. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Summer Nationals
The Fast Show Reloaded
The Ford Show
BMW Show
Bug Jam
Greenlight Nationals
Greenlight Nationals
Junior Drag Day
Euro Finals
Hot Rod Drags
National Finals
JapShow Finale
Flame & Thunder

View the full Santa Pod Raceway Calendar of events on the Calendar page.

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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