FIA/FIM Main Event 2017 Fri 26th to Mon 29th May 2017
FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes
Round 1 of the FIA/FIM European Championships is one of Santa Pod's most prestigious Drag Race meetings. This hugely popular, televised extravaganza features over 200 teams and 17 classes of cars and bikes including the sports F1 class – 8000bhp Top Fuel Dragsters accelerating 0-100mph in less than 1 second, making this event unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing.
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 including for 2016 The Red Arrows on Sunday - this is the ultimate family day out for the bank holiday weekend. kids under 16 go free!
View descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page in the Drag Racing section.
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 - this is the ultimate family day out for the bank holiday weekend. kids under 16 go free!
Jet Cars The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Funny Car and Fireforce 5 Jet Dragster piloted by Martin Hill will be thundering down the strip. (All days)
Monster Trucks The car crushing Monster Trucks Podzilla and Swamp Thing will be attempting to out jump each other. (Sat, Sun & Mon.
FIA/FIM Main Event 2016 Highlights Video:
Rides, Exhibits & Kids Entertainment
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. £40 per person, adult or child)
2 Seater Dragster
Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2 Seater dragster. See the 2 Seater page for how to book a ride. (All days)
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. (All days)
Enjoy all the fun of the fair with rides including dodgems and waltzers, arcades, sideshows and more. (All days)
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. (Sat, Sun & Mon)
For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night with live bands on Sat and Sun. (Sat & Sun)
Mini Monster Trucks
Straight from the USA to the UK are
Mini Monster truck rides for kids and young adults where you get to drive a real Miniature Version of Podzilla.
There will be a wide range of traders selling everything from motorsport clothing to model dragsters. (All days)
Bars & Caterers There multiple bars and a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. (All days)
VIP / Hospitality
From £109 + VAT 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.
Packages include: Hospitality Suites, Pitside Balcony, Mid Track, Grandstand and Quarter Mile Club. More information on the VIP/Hospitality page or call 01234 78288.
FIA/FIM Main Event Tickets
FREE parking for all ticket holders.
FREE access to the pits! Get up close to the racers, crew and of course the Dragsters.
The FIA & UEM race classes along with the off track displays will be on Saturday, Sunday & Monday. Friday is sportsman race classes only, plus Fireforce.
Limited overnight camping on Monday - 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 Monday night unless you are self sufficient as there will be limited facilities on site.
FIA/FIM Main Event - Fri 26th to Mon 29th May 2017 - Kids Under 16 FREE*
All 4 Days
To Book Tickets please phone 01234 782828 or buy your tickets online.
Advance ticket orders are subject to a booking fee of £2 per ticket and postage fee of £3 per order (£6 recorded, no postage fee on "print at home tickets").
Maximum single online order of 9 admission tickets. To bulk book tickets for clubs or groups you will need to phone the Box Office to place your order.
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.
**Early Bird discounts of 20% are available until 31st January (year of the event) on admission tickets for Santa Pod organised events excluding third party events, Stunt Fest, RWYBs, DWYBs and grandstand seats. These cannot to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
Day admission is 8am till racing finishes, 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.
Any ticket upgrades made on the day will be charged the difference to full gate price.