Santa Pod Raceway
Drag Racing

Santa Pod Raceway UK - Drag Racing

Santa Pod Raceway in the UK is the home of European Drag Racing and host to the televised FIA 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.

Top Fuel Dragster   Monster Trucks   Top Fuel Bike   Jet Car


Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway

Here are some of the forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the Calendar page.

Central Ford

Central Ford RS Show - Sunday 27th April

Open RWYB with competition to find the fastest road legal Ford, concours, traders, jet car and more. Full details at


FIA Round 1

FIA/FIM European Championships Round 1 - 23rd to 26th May 2014

Santa Pod’s flagship championship event attracting over 250 of Europe’s top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, FIM Drag Bikes, jet cars, air displays, stunts, monster trucks, traders, sideshows and more family entertainment. Full Details here.


Back With Mods

BWM Scooter Ska Rally - 13th to 15th June 2014

Featuring Live Bands and DJs, custom show, Run What Ya Brung, ride out, club camping, jet car, fun fair rides & amusements, traders, caterers and much more all on the one site. The event for Scooterists, Mods, Skinheads, Casuals and Ska fans. Full details at


Retro Show

Retro Show -Sunday 22nd June 2014

The multi-marque event for fans of retro vehicles both 4 and 2 wheels. Retro RWYB with Show n Shine, car clubs and evening entertainment. Full details at



JapShow - Sunday 6th July 2014

The season-opening show for all performance and modified car enthusiasts with FWD Drag Series, RWYB, Show n Shine, stunt shows, traders, car clubs and heated nightclub on Saturday night! Full details at


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



2014 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 2014 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2014.pdf.


Watch Drag Racing Online

The latest show on SantaPodTV is Round 1 of the 2014 FWD Drag Series. View a full list of online TV Shows on the Santa Pod Raceway on 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

Merchandise Shop


Recent Event Reports & Galleries

Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.

The Fast Show 2014
Stunt Fest 2014
Flame & Thunder 2013
Extreme Bike 2013
National Finals 2013
JapShow Finale 2013
BMW Show 2013


European Finals 2013
God of the Pod 2013
Ultimate Street Car 2013
Bug Jam 27
Dragstalgia 2013
Summer Nationals 2013
Retro Show 2013


JapShow 2013
FIA Main Event 2013
Street Nationals 2013
X Fest 2013
Big Bang 2013
Auto Trader Festival of Power 2013


Essential Info

Please read the Essential Info page before visiting Santa Pod Raceway.

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