Santa Pod Raceway
Drag Racing
FIA/FIM Main Event 2016
Fri 27th to Mon 30th May 2016

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 - this is the ultimate family day out for the bank holiday weekend. kids under 16 go free!

The Main Event

The winners from Sportsman and Pro classes at The Main Event 2015 are listed below along with photos and videos from the event.

Gallery   Photo Gallery: View photos from the Main Event 2015 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.


Live Web Broadcast: The Live Web Broadcast from the 2015 FIA/FIM Main Event featured multi-camera coverage which followed the qualifying from Sunday morning and eliminations through to the finals. Watch all the action again on the WebTV page.

FIA/FIM Main Event 2015 Full HD TV Show:

FIA/FIM Main Event 2015 Highlights Video:

FIA/FIM Main Event 2015 Winners:

Top Fuel   Top Fuel   FIA Top Fuel Dragster:
Winner Anita Mäkelä
Runner-up Stig Neergaard

Top Methanol Dragster   Top Methanol Dragster   FIA Top Methanol Dragster:
Winner Dave Wilson
Runner-up Dennis Habermann

Top Methanol Funny Car   Top Methanol Funny Car   FIA Top Methanol Funny Car:
Winner Leif Andréasson
Runner-up Jürgen Nagel

Pro Mod   Pro Mod   FIA Pro Modified:
Winner Mats Eriksson
Runner-up Tero Laukkanen

Pro Stock   spacer   FIA Pro Stock:
Winner Jimmy Ålund
Runner-up Thomas Lindström

Funny Car   Funny Car   Fuel Funny Car:
Winner Kevin Kent
Runner-up John Spuffard

Top Fuel Bike   spacer   FIM Europe Top Fuel Bike:
Winner Rikard Gustafsson
Runner-up Filippos Papafilippou

Supertwin   Supertwin   FIM Europe Supertwin:
Winner Martijn de Haas
Runner-up Job Heezen

Pro Stock   Pro Stock   FIM Pro Stock Bike:
Winner Fredrik Fredlund
Runner-up Alex Hope

Super Street   Super Street   FIM European Super Street Bike Cup:
Winner Rick Stubbins
Runner-up Steve Venables

Super Pro   Super Pro   Super Pro ET:
Winner Ian Powell
Runner-up Wouter van Leersum

Pro ET   Pro ET   Pro ET:
Winner Mike Lacey
Runner-up Keith Herbert

Comp   Comp   Comp Eliminator:
Winner Guido Uhlir
Runner-up Robin Orthdoxou

Super Comp   Super Comp   Super Comp:
Winner Stu Doignie
Runner-up Martin Curbishley

Super Gas   Super Gas   Super Gas:
Winner Stu Doignie
Runner-up Jon Giles

Super Street   Super Street   Super Street:
Winner Dave Cherrett
Runner-up Matthew Seamarks

Junior Dragster   Junior Dragster   Lucas Oil Junior Dragster:
Winner Billy Ringer
Runner-up Bonnie Wallace

Street Elim   Street Elim   Topspeed Automotive Street Eliminator:
Winner Jon Webster
Runner-up Alex McIntosh

Photo Entry List   For photos of all the drivers and riders that have entered for FIA/FIM Main Event view the 2015 Photo Entry List.

For detailed race coverage please visit our friends at

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 2015 Standings page.

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


FIA/FIM Main Event 2016 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 27th to Mon 30th May 2016
Details here, Kids Under 16 FREE*
Ticket Type Standard Adv Early Bird** Grandstand Gates Open Track Fee
Friday £15 £12 £9.60 FREE Fri 8am N/A
Saturday £40 £32 £25.60 £10(std)/£7(adv) Sat 8am N/A
Sunday £40 £32 £25.60 £10(std)/£7(adv) Sun 8am N/A
Monday £40 £32 £25.60 £10(std)/£7(adv) Mon 8am N/A
Sat/Sun £70 £62 £49.60 per day Sat 8am N/A
Sun/Mon £70 £62 £49.60 per day Sun 8am N/A
Sat/Sun/Mon £80 £67 £53.60 per day Sat 8am N/A
All 4 Days £90 £75 £60 per day Thu 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").
  • 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. All tickets are subject to availability and sold on a first come first served basis.
  • 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.
  • 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 and Motorhome 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.

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FIA/FIM Main Event

The Main Event 2016: Preview / Photo Entry List / Running Order
The Main Event 2015: Report / Facebook Photo Galley / Photo Entry List
The Main Event 2014: Winners / Facebook Photo Galley / Photo Entry List
The Main Event 2013: Winners / Photo Gallery / Photo Entry List
The Main Event 2012: Report / Photo Gallery / Photo Entry List / Photo Competition
The Main Event 2011: Report & Gallery / Photo Entry List / Photo Competition
The Main Event 2010: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Gallery Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
The Main Event 2009: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Gallery Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
The Main Event 2008: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Gallery Thu | Fri | Sat
The Main Event 2007: Report / Photo Entry List / Daily Gallery Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon
The Main Event 2006: Report / Gallery
The Main Event 2005: Report / Gallery
The Main Event 2004: Report

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