Santa Pod Raceway

This Weekend!

19th to 20th May 2018
Huge cash payouts attracting the best doorslammers in Europe. The quickest cars go head to head including the unlimited Pro Doorslammer class, the True Street class, FWD and the Big Bracket. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Big BangBig Bang - NEW DATE
NOW 18th to 20th May 2018 - Day Tickets from £14
This springtime family VW festival features Drag Racing with monster truck, live music†, Show & Shine, traders and a chilled out atmosphere with an array of sideshows and kids entertainment! Kids under 16 FREE*

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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

Main EventThe FIA/FIM Main Event
25th to 28th May 2018 - FIA Day Tickets from £35
The 1st round of the European Championship with a huge entry of over 250 teams including Nitro-burning 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and a full range of supporting classes. With Jet Cars, Monster Trucks and Live Action Arena shows this is the perfect event for the hard-core drag racing fan and families alike! Kids under 16 FREE*

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Sunday 10th June 2018 - 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 17th June 2018 - Day Tickets from £14
The multi-marque event for fans of retro vehicles on two and four wheels with pre 1995 RWYB, Show & Shine, car clubs and retro entertainment†. Kids under 13 FREE*

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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*

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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.

BMW ShowDragstalgia

Bug JamMopar

USCMonster Truck Nationals

Junior DayEuropean Finals

Hot Rod DragsFlame & 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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Mailing List
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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