Santa Pod Raceway

Welcome to Santa Pod Raceway

Home of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, the fastest & loudest motorsport on Earth!

Santa Pod hosts over 50 events including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows, VW Beetle & Camper festivals, Japanese performance car events, retro & classic car events, Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days.

Enjoy VIP / corporate hospitality and fantastic family days out in the heart of England (on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire) and see Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet Cars, Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks, Drifting, Stunt Displays and much more.

Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway

Below is a selection of forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the Calendar page. Alternatively add the Santa Pod calendar to your Google / iCloud Calendars and if you're a 'Pod regular you can print off a handy A4 2019 Events Calendar.

BMW Show

BMW Show
Sun 21st July 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
Featuring modern, classic and modified BMWs including the new Mini! BMW only RWYB with Show & Shine, clubs, off track entertainment, drifting, traders and more.Shine, clubs, off track entertainment, drifting, traders and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Bug Jam

Bug Jam 33
26th to 28th July 2019 - Weekend Tickets from £70
The legendary VW festival in every sense of the word, with a vibrant and fun atmosphere, bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europe’s largest VW event incorporates an eclectic mix of all things VW, including VW Drag Racing and RWYB. Add in an intoxicating mix of sound, comedy, nightlife and lifestyle*, Show & Shine, fun fair, massive trade village and more. Kids under 14 FREE*

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26th Mopar Euro Nationals
2nd to 4th August 2019 - Day Tickets from £22
The Ultimate American Muscle Car show with RWYB, burnout competition, huge show & shine, muscle car cruise, MSA Pro Modified and live music*. Kids under 16 FREE*

Event Info: Full Event Details


Ultimate Street Car
9th to 11th August 2019 - Weekend Tickets from £70
The largest, loudest, hottest and fastest modified car festival in Europe featuring FWD Drag Series with open RWYB, Show & Shine, club camping, live stage, top-flight evening entertainment*, stunt displays, huge trade village and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Greenlight Nationals
Greenlight Nationals
Junior Drag Day
Euro Finals
Hot Rod Drags
National Finals
JapShow Finale
Flame & Thunder

View the full Santa Pod Raceway Calendar of events on the Calendar page.

Also at Santa Pod Raceway

Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days enable pople to try Drag Racing and Drifting in their own cars. View the latest shows from Santa Pod Raceway at SantaPod.TV and buy Santa Pod merchandise at


Run What Ya Brung 
Throughout the year
Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire offers the cheapest and most accessible public track time in the UK.  For just £10 admission and £25 to "sign on", you can take your car and motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. Full details at Kids under 16 FREE*


Drift What Ya Brung
Throughout the year
At Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. Full details at Kids under 13 FREE*

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