Santa Pod Raceway
Santa Pod Raceway
Euro Finals

FIA/FIM European Finals 2015 - Thu 3rd to Sun 6th September
FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Drag Bikes

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. 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.

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.



Photo Entry List

 

For photos of all the drivers and riders that have entered the European Finals, view the 2015 Photo Entry List.

Late Entries: Three of Europe’s top race teams have swelled the entry list. Patrik Pers in Top Fuel Dragster now takes the class to a 9 car field. All-time favourite ‘Fast Freddy Fagerstrom’ makes a welcome return with his Pro Modified Truck sporting a new turbo engine and set up, this driver’s 1/8 mile burn outs are legendary! The icing on the cake is Pro Modified driver Tero Laukanen who enters the fray fresh from setting an FIA Speed Record of 260.11 mph!


RUNNING
ORDER
  View the provisional running order for the Euro Finals on the Euro Finals Running Order page.

Live Web TV   There will be a Live Web Broadcast from the Euro Finals featuring multi-camera coverage from the Friday evening Nitro Session through to the Finals on Sunday. Watch live on the WebTV page.


traffic warning   Traffic Warning! Sections of the M1 will be closed at night (9pm-6am) during European Finals, Junction 16 to 15A southbound on Tues 1st Sep, 15A to 15 southbound on Wed 2nd Sep, 15 to 15A northbound on Thu 3rd Sep and 16 to 15A southbound on Fri 4th Sep.


What's On at European Finals:

Drag Racing

Top Fuel Bike

Friday Evening Nitro Session!

There will be an evening qualifying session on Friday for Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Car so get ready for a flame show.

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Top Fuel Dragster

Car Classes:

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

FIA Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

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Top Fuel Bike

Bike Classes:

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

Bike Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

Points Standings:

The current points for FIA / FIM and MSA Pro Mod are on the 2015 Standings page.

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page, in the Drag Racing section of this site.


Demonstrations, Stunts, & Exhibition Vehicles

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 Dragster
Jet Cars: The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Funny Car and Fireforce 5 Jet Dragster will be thundering down the strip. (Fri, Sat & Sun)
Fireforce
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Monster Truck
Monster Trucks: The car crushing Monster Trucks Podzilla and Swamp Thing will be attempting to out jump each other. (Fri, Sat & Sun)
Podzilla Swampthing
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Stunt Rider
Stunt Rider: Top freestyle motorcycle Stunt Rider Lee Bower will wow you with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts. (Fri, Sat & Sun)
Lee Bowers
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Drift Show
Drift Display: Team Maximum Lock from Malta will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving, drift show. (Fri, Sat & Sun)
Maximum Lock
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Rocket Bike
Rocket Bike: The crazy Frenchman Eric Teboul will be hurtling down the strip at over 200mph on his world record breaking Rocket Bike.
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BoBMF
BoBMF Fly Past: The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be making a fly past with a WWII Hurricane and Spitfire on Saturday. (Sat only)
BBMF
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Twister
Air Display: Twister Aerobatics are Europe's only Pyro formation aerobatic team. The aircraft are fitted with LED light strips, spot lights and wingtip Pyros which stream fire. The display is a choreographed aerial ballet with close formation aerobatics. (Fri only)
Twister
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Sally B
Flying Fortress Sally B: This is a landmark year in several ways for the UK’s last remaining airworthy B-17 Flying Fortress. This VE Day 70th anniversary year will also mark her own 70th birthday, and her 40th flying season in the UK from IWM Duxford. (Sat only)
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Rides, Exhibits & Kids Entertainment

2 Seater 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 
Rides

Helicopter Pleasure Flights
If you have always wanted to fly in a helicopter then this is your chance with Pleasure Flights around the raceway site available. (Weather permitting. £35 for a standard or £45 for a adrenaline flight with some sharp turns and drops.)

 
Monster Truck Rides

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)

 
Gamer Bus

Gamers Bus
A luxury mobile video gaming venue within a converted Double Decker bus with up to 45 players at once and you can have a go for just a small fee!


Live Bands

Live Bands
For those camping over there will be evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar with Live Bands "
Empire" on Saturday and "Kopy Katz" Sunday evenings.

 
Fun Fair Rides

Funfair Rides
Enjoy all the fun of the fair with rides including dodgems and waltzers, arcades, sideshows and more. (All days)

 
Traders

Trade Village
There will be a wide range of traders selling everything from motorsport clothing to model dragsters. (All days)

 
Climbing wall

Climbing Wall
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.


Drift Trikes

Drift Triking
Drift Triking is a new, up and coming sport to the UK. They're a mixture between Go-Karts and Trikes with 50cc motors and speeds of up to 30mph. Are you ready for extreme sideways fun! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

 
Kids Entertainment

Kids Entertainment
There will be plenty going on for youngsters, including a kids area with Arts & Crafts, Face Painting and Ceramic Workshops plus kids entertainers roaming around site. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

 
Circus Whiz

Circus Whiz
An interactive circus skills workshop for all the family. Learn how to juggle, use diablos and devil sticks, spin a rope or plate, walk on pedal-gos, cups and fun stilts or just come and play. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

 
Spitfire Display

Spitfire Display
With 2015 celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, we have a full size replica Spitfire from The Lytham St Annes Spitfire Display Team which will be on display all weekend next to Bankside shop.


Nitro FM

NITRO FM - 96.2
The Santa Pod radio station Nitro FM will be broadcasting daily, early till late on 96.2FM with great music, interviews and chat to keep you informed and entertained.

 
Pillow

Pre-Pitched Camping
Take the stress out of camping and arrive with your tent already pre-pitched.
Glamping, regular and family sized options. Visit pillowmotorsport.co.uk for details.

 
Caterers

Bars & Caterers
There multiple bars and a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. (All days)

 
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Videos:

2014 European Finals Highlights Video:
Watch a highlights video from the European Finals 2014.


2014 European Finals Full TV Show:
Watch the full TV Show from the European Finals 2014.


Tickets:

Hospitality  

VIP/Hospitality:
From £99 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.

  • 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 3rd to Sun 6th September 2015
KIDS UNDER 16 FREE*
Ticket Type Standard Adv Grandstand Gates Open Track Fee
Thursday £15 £12 Free Thu 8am N/A
Friday £32 £25 £7(std)/£4(adv) Fri 8am N/A
Saturday £38 £30 £10(std)/£7(adv) Sat 8am N/A
Sunday £38 £30 £10(std)/£7(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 racing finishes & does not include evening entertainment, day tickets will be sold on the gate until 4pm.
  • Weekend Gate ticket sales end at midnight.
  • 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 selected Santa Pod tickets. View details and exclusions here.

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

Buy Tickets Online

 

European Finals Menu:

European Finals 2015: Preview / Photo Entry List / Running Order / Live Web Broadcast

European Finals 2014: Report / Photo Entry List / Photo Gallery / Live Web Broadcast
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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