Santa Pod Raceway
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA Finals

FIA European Finals 2014
Thu 4th to Sun 7th September

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Drag Bike

Santa Pod Raceway is the home of adrenaline-fuelled European Drag Racing and the European Finals is the last round of the prestigious, televised FIA Championships. This is the most exciting event of the year as the fastest drag cars and bikes from across the continent battle it out to be the best. Close to 300 teams in 16 race classes make this event unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing with 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 5 second Pro Mod doorslammers and Supertwin Drag Bikes amongst those out on track.

Alongside the international racers is a supporting line-up of cars and bikes competing in British championships classes.   MSA, ACU, NDRS

If the racing wasn’t impressive enough, on the track in-between racing will be the awesome Fireforce Jet Funny Car and off track there will be Monster Truck battles and breathtaking stunts.

There is something for everyone to enjoy at Santa Pod making it a firm family favourite with kids entertainment, trade stalls, fun fair rides, full catering & bar facilities throughout the weekend and evening entertainment in the Fuelers Bar.

Despite the incredibly packed itinerary, the European Finals is still the best value ticket in motorsport with the kids getting in for free, it could be the best family weekend that you’ve ever enjoyed! Corporate packages are similarly good value, with fully catered VIP packages available.

Top Fuel


Car Classes:

  • FIA European Top Fuel Dragster Championship
  • European Funny Car Series
  • FIA European Top Methanol Dragsters Championship
  • FIA European Top Methanol Funny Car Championship
  • FIA European Pro Stock Car Championship
  • FIA European / MSA Pro Modified Championship
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Super Street
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Topspeed Automotive Street Eliminator
  • Comp Eliminator

FIA Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only



Bike Classes:

  • FIM European Supertwin Bike Championship
  • FIM European Top Fuel Bike Championship
  • FIM European Pro Stock Bike Championship
  • FIM European Super Street Bike Cup

Bike Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page, in the Drag Racing section of this site. The current points standings for European classes and MSA Pro Mod are on the 2013 Standings page.

Visit for full details on the MSA British Drag Racing Championship and for full details of the European Funny Car Series.


Monster Trucks, Jet Cars & More

As well as the Drag Racing there's fun for all the family with a full line up of entertainment suitable for kids and adults alike - kids under 16 go free!

Jet Car  

Track Displays:

The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Funny Car will be thundering down the strip.

Monster Truck
Jason Smythe
Stunt Rider

The Live Action Arena (Sat & Sun ONLY):

The car crushing Monster Trucks Podzilla and Swamp Thing will be attempting to out jump each other. (Podzilla Fri, both trucks Sat & Sun)

Ex world championship motocross rider Jason Smyth brings The Adrenaline Tour - an awesome Quad and Motorcycle Stunt show. (Sat & Sun)

Precision driving displays from Paul Swift - Stunt Driver, Seven-time British Motorsport Champion and a multiple Guinness World Record holder. (Sat & Sun)

Top freestyle motorcycle Stunt Rider Lee Bower will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts. (Fri, Sat & Sun)


In The Sky:

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be making a fly past with a Hurricane and Spitfire on Saturday. (Sat only)

The Grace Spitfire ML407
Carolyn Grace is the only woman in the world to own and fly her own Spitfire and will be putting on a display over Santa Pod Raceway on Sunday. (Sun only)

2 Seater Rides
Monster Truck Rides


2 Seater Dragster: For the ultimate thrill ride, the 7 second Santa Pod 2 Seater Dragster will be running, with passenger rides available. Full details on the 2 Seater page.

Helicopter Pleasure Flights:
If you have always wanted to fly in a helicopter then this is your chance, with flights around the raceway site available. Weather permitting. 5 minute experience. £35 per person. (Sat and Sun)

Monster Truck Rides: Rides in the back of Red Dragon will be available in between shows in the Live Action Arena. (Passengers must be over 3ft tall)

Live Bands
Fun Fair Rides
Climbing Wall

Off Track:

For those camping over there will be evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar with Live Bands on Friday and Saturday evenings.

There will be plenty of Kid's Entertainment, including a kids area with Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Ceramic Workshops and Kids Entertainers. (Sat & Sun)

If you're an experienced climber or a complete novice, there will be a mobile Climbing Wall with qualified staff on hand to show you what to do. £5 per person for up to 4 climbs.

Plus, Side Shows, Traders, Fun Fair and full catering & bar facilities all weekend.


TV Show

Watch the full TV Show of the final round of the 2013 FIA Drag Racing Championship also featuring Funny Cars and Super Street Bike.


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Mobile Phone Apps
Enhance your visit to Santa Pod with two apps available on iPhone and Android. The Santa Pod Raceway app is FREE and has information about events including Entry Lists and Timetables. The 1320go App lets you view live timing data on your mobile phone. Details on both are on the App page.

From £89 per person, come along and enjoy the VIP experience including lunch. Don't worry if you've already booked your tickets, you can still upgrade for a great day out or a gift. More information on the VIP/Hospitality pages or call 01234 782828.


Camping Options:
Take the stress out of camping and arrive at Santa Pod with your tent already pre-pitched giving you even more time to relax and enjoy the amazing event. are providing the additional accommodation options of Glamping as well as regular and family sized Pre-Pitched Tents. Visit for details.


  • FREE parking for all ticket holders.
  • Camping included for multiple day ticket holders.
  • FREE access to the pits! Get up close to the racers, crew and of course the Dragsters.
  • Limited overnight camping on Sunday - Sorry, but due to the increasingly heavy demand placed on our site services over such a long weekend, we will no longer be able to accommodate spectator camping over Sunday night unless you are self sufficient as there will be limited facilities on site.
FIA/FIM European Finals - Thu 4th to Sun 7th September 2014
Kids Under 16 FREE*
Ticket Type Standard Adv Grandstand Gates Open Track Fee
Thursday £15 £12 Free Thu 8am N/A
Friday £32 £25 £5(std)/£4(adv) Fri 8am N/A
Saturday £38 £30 £9(std)/£8(adv) Sat 8am N/A
Sunday £38 £30 £9(std)/£8(adv) Sun 8am N/A
Sat/Sun £67 £59 per day Sat 8am N/A
Fri/Sat/Sun £78 £65 per day Fri 8am N/A
4 Days £85 £70 per day Wed 2pm N/A
  • Advance ticket orders are subject to a booking fee of £2 per ticket and postage fee of £3 per order (no postage fee on "print at home tickets").
  • Advanced ticket prices end on the Friday a week before the event weekend at 5pm. After this time only "print at home tickets" will be available at standard rate.
  • All tickets are non-refundable.
  • Ticket prices are per person.
  • * Three FREE kids per paying Adult, photo ID is required if kids look older than they are.
  • Day admission is 8am till track closes, day tickets will be sold on the gate until 4pm.
  • Camping is included within multi-day admission tickets, NOT single day tickets. e.g. Sat/Sun ticket = camping Sat night.
  • Parking is free.
  • Please see Essential Info page for Rain Off Policy and other terms and conditions.
  • For RWYB don't forget your driving Licence.
  • Caravan Club members get 20% discount on Santa Pod organised event admission tickets when booked in the advanced period by phone. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Tickets will not be posted but left at the Main Gate Collection Office and Caravan Club membership card must be shown on collection of tickets at the event.

To Book Tickets please phone 01234 782828 or buy your tickets online.

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European Finals Menu:

European Finals 2014: Preview

European Finals 2013: Report / Photo Entry List / Photo Gallery
European Finals 2012: Report / Photo Entry List / Photo Gallery / Photo Competition
European Finals 2011: Report / Photo Entry List / Photo Gallery / Photo Competition
European Finals 2010: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Galleries Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
European Finals 2009: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Galleries Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
European Finals 2008: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Galleries Wed | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun
European Finals 2007: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Galleries
European Finals 2006: Report / Entry List / Gallery
European Finals 2005: Report / Gallery
European Finals 2004: Report

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