Santa Pod Raceway in the UK is the home of European Drag Racing and host to the televised FIA / FIM European Drag Racing Championships. It's the fastest and loudest motorsport on earth with sensational race action from dragsters and doorslammers to beetles and bikes.
Santa Pod hosts over 50 events during the race season Jan-Nov, including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows (The Fast Show and USC), VW Beetle & Camper festivals (Bug Jam and Big Bang), Japanese performance car events (JapShows), retro & classic car events (Dragstalgia and Retro Show), Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) & Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days and more.
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 & Funny Cars, Jet Cars & Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks & Motocross, Drifting and more.
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 Calendar page.
JapShow - Sunday 5th July 2015
The first major event for Japanese car fans with Jap only RWYB competition, 3rd round of FWD Drag Series and Jap Drag Series, club displays, drifting, Show & Shine and more. Full details at www.JapShow.com.
Dragstalgia - 10th to 12th July 2015
A weekend dedicated to race cars, bikes and hot rods from a bygone era with Jet Car, Race classes, live evening entertainment, swap meet, Show & Shine (In association with the NSRA) and cars for sale. Details here
View photos of the Championship Racers and RWYBers that have provisionally said they will be attending Dragstalgia on the Photo Entry List page.
Bug Jam - 17 to 19 July 2015
The biggest and best VW festival featuring VW Drag Racing, VW only RWYB track action, car clubs plus huge music line up in 4 arenas, funfair, Show & Shine, sideshows, huge trade village and more. www.BugJam.com
Europe’s fastest, hottest, largest and loudest performance and modified car festival featuring rounds of FWD Drag Series and Jap Drag Series with open RWYB track sessions, Show & Shine, car clubs, off- track entertainment, trade village, live music, Fueltopia Barrel Sprint and more. Full details at www.UltimateStreetCar.com
Monster Truck Nationals - Sunday 9th August
The UK’s top Monster Truck Showdown, with incredible Freestyle action! Plus Jet Mini, world record stunt driver Terry Grant, Monster Truck Rides and RWYB. www.MonsterTruckNationals.co.uk
FIA/FIM Euro Finals - 3rd - 6th September 2015
The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europe’s top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars, stunts, air displays, monster trucks, traders, sideshows and Live Action Arena family entertainment. 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.
2015 Santa Pod Calendar PDF
If you're a 'Pod regular and you have a computer and a printer at home then you can now print off a handy A4 Santa Pod Raceway 2015 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2015.pdf.