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 are a selection of some forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full 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 2017 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2017.pdf.
Monster Truck Nationals - SOLD OUT Sunday 20th August 2017
The Top UK Monster Truck Showdown! Monster Truck Freestyle action including caravan crushing & awesome BUS JUMPS!!! Plus Pit Party, FMX, Monster Truck Rides and lots more family fun. Trade village and more. View full details at www.MonsterTruckNationals.co.uk.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - SOLD OUT - Due to unprecedented demand for advance tickets in recent days, tickets for the 2017 UK Monster Truck Nationals this Sunday (20th August) are SOLD OUT.
Do not travel to this event without a ticket. It is sold out and you will be unable to gain admission!!!Please share this post with any friends that may be affected by this important news.
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day Thursday 24th August 2017
FREE spectator admission! A fun-filled family day out showcasing junior drag racers. With side attractions, Monster Trucks, stunt displays and funfair. View full details here.
FIA / FIM European Finals 7th to 10th September 2017
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 over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more. View full details here.
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 FinaleSunday 1st October 2017
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. Details at www.JapShowFinale.com.
Flame & ThunderSaturday 28th October 2017
An action-packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet vehicles and Drag Racing demos. Stunt displays including Monster Trucks and Stunt Riders. Plus funfair, bonfire and huge firework finale! View full details here.
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.
*As part of your Sporting Event entrance only.
FIM and Trakbak Racing to launch World Drag Bike Series
The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has signed a Promoter Agreement with the UK-based company Trakbak Racing Limited ahead of the launch of a new FIM World Series in the spectacular sport of Drag Bike Racing under the aegis of the FIM Circuit Racing Commission.Read the full News item here
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 2017 Full TV Show for pro car classes. View all the Santa Pod TV Shows at www.youtube.com/SantaPodTV.
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.
Recent Event Reports & Galleries
Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.