Santa Pod’s flagship Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams for the ultimate in high speed drag strip action. 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes plus Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more. View full Main Event Details here.
Red Arrows at Main Event!
The Red Arrows will be coming to Santa Pod on the Sunday of Main Event.
The full display is 21 minutes in duration, featuring a first half of synchronised formation aerobatics followed by a more dynamic second half.
For photos of all the drivers and riders that have entered Main Event, view the 2016 Photo Entry List, including 8 Top Fuel Dragsters and 22 Pro Mods!
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.
Santa Pod Raceway Promo - 50th Anniversary Year
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 2016 Calendar page.
Race, Rock 'n' RideSat 21st to Sun 22nd May 2016
BRAND NEW and on two wheels, a weekend filled to the brim with anything and everything from the world of motorcycles. Featuring drag racing, Show & Shine, Live Music, Traders and more!! Full details at www.racerockride.co.uk
BMW SHOW Sunday 19th June 2016
Featuring modern, classic and modified BMWs including the new Mini! BMW only RWYB with Show & Shine, clubs, off track entertainment, traders and more.Full details atwww.BMWShow.co.uk
Retro ShowSunday 3rd July 2016
The multi-marque event for fans of retro vehicles on two and four wheels with pre 1990 RWYB, Show & Shine, car clubs and retro entertainment. New for 2016 incorporating TriumFest! Full details at www.RetroShow.co.uk
JAPSHOWSunday 10th July 2016
The first major event for Japanese car fans with Jap only RWYB, FWD and Jap Drag Series, club displays, Show & Shine, live music and more.Full details at www.JapShow.com
Bug Jam Fri 22nd to Sun 24th July 2016
The original and best VW festival celebrates its 30th anniversary featuring VW Drag Racing, VW only RWYB, huge music line up across 5 arenas, comedy, Show & Shine, Funfair, massive trade village and more. Full details at www.BugJam.com
Ultimate Street Car Fri 5th to Sun 7th August 2016
The largest, loudest, hottest and fastest car festival in Europe featuring FWD and Jap Drag Series with open RWYB, Show & Shine, club camping, live stage top flight evening entertainment plus daytime stage, stunt displays, huge trade village and more. Full details at www.ultimatestreetcar.com
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.
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.
Watch Drag Racing Online
One of the latest videos on SantaPodTV is the Festival of Power 2016 Highlights. View a full list of online TV Shows on the Santa Pod Raceway 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 www.santapodshop.com.
2016 Santa Pod Calendar
View the Full 2016 Santa Pod 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 2016 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2016.pdf.
Recent Event Reports & Galleries
Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.