Santa Pod Raceway

FIA/FIM European Finals 2018

Thu 6th to Sun 9th September 2018

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more.

TICKETS: Adult Day Tickets from £35 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets

Entry List: View the current Euro Finals Entry List

Entry List
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European Finals 2017 Highlights Video

European Finals Photo Gallery

View photos from the European Finals 2017 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

What's on - DRAG RACING:

Top Fuel

Car Classes

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

Nitro Sessions

Bike Classes:

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

FIA & FIM Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes.

Nitro Sessions

Friday Evening Nitro Session!

There will be an evening qualifying session on Friday for Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Cars, who will be joined by Jet Cars, so get ready for a flame show. (Fri)

Pit AccessPit Access
Unlike other motorsport venues the public are able to walk around the pits and watch the crews work on their cars and bikes. (All days)

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.

Fireforce 3Fireforce 3
The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Car will be thundering down the strip. The jet engine develops thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed in excess of 300mph! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Fireforce 5Fireforce 5
Martin Hill's Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Dragon HunterDragon Hunter
Gerd Habermann will be bringing his Pontiac Jet Funny Car from Germany
(Fri, Sat & Sun)

Rocket BikeRocket Bike
The crazy Frenchman Eric Teboul will be hurtling down the strip at over 200mph on his world record breaking Rocket Bike. (Fri, Sat, Sun)

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

Terry GrantTerry Grant
Multiple world record breaking stunt driver Terry Grant will be performing precision stunts in a range of cars
. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Lee BowersLee Bowers
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

BoBMFBattle of Britain Memorial Flight
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be making a fly past with a WWII Spitfire on Saturday and Sunday.

EnginesHistoric Aero Engines
Historic Aero Engines will demonstrate their iconic engines which saw wartime service, a Rolls-Royce Merlin Mk500 and a Bristol Hercules Mk216. (All Days)

The Lamborghini car clubThe Lamborghini Car Club
The Lamborghini car club will be bringing a whole host of top of the range super cars to display at the FIA European Finals, make sure you don’t miss this opportunity to get up close to these rare vehicles. (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Fireworks DisplayFireworks Display
There will be a spectacular firework display on Friday after the Evening Nitro Session. (Fri only)

Fun Fair RidesFun Fair Rides
There's fun for all the family off track with side shows and Fun Fair Rides. (All Days)

Fun Fair RidesEvening Entertainment
For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night. (Fri & Sat)

Kids EntertainmentKids Entertainment
If the fabulous array of vehicles on show isn't enough to keep the kids happy there will also be children's entertainers, a wandering Nitro the Dragon and a Kids Craft Area. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Circus WhizCircus 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)

There will be extra fun for youngsters with inflatables and a climbing wall.

Helicopter Pleasure FlightsHelicopter 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. £45 per person, adult or child. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Event Facilities:

There will be a range of traders selling everything from clothing to collectables. (All Days)

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


Camping at Santa Pod is included with all multi day tickets, view full Camping Info here. Santa Pod has also partnered with Camplify offer Caravan & RV hire.

Camplify - Caravans & RVs
Peer-to-peer caravan hire and RV-sharing community, Camplify provide a wide selection of RV accommodation that can be booked at the event. Visit


For just £109 + VAT per person come along and enjoy the VIP experience including lunch and balcony viewing. 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 Hospitality pages.

Euro Finals 2018 Tickets

Thu 6th to Sun 9th September 2018 - Kids Under 16 FREE*

Ticket Type Advance Standard Gates Open Grandstand
Thursday £18 £25 Thu 8am Free
Friday £35 £45 Fri 8am £5(adv) / £8(std)
Saturday £35 £45 Sat 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sunday £35 £45 Sun 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sat/Sun £65 £75 Sat 8am per day
Fri/Sat/Sun £75 £90 Fri 8am per day
All Four Days £85 £100 Wed 2pm per day

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


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.

Euro Finals Photo Gallery

View photos from the Euro Finals 2017 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

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European Finals Videos & Galleries

European Finals 2018 Preview, Entry List
European Finals 2017 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery, Full TV Show - Cars, TV Show - Bikes
European Finals 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
European Finals 2015 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
European Finals 2014 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery

Drag Racing

View the full Results Data here and descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page.


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