Santa Pod Raceway
Drag Racing
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 are a selection of some forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the Calendar page.

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If you're a 'Pod regular you can print off a handy A4 2017 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2017.pdf.

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USC

Monster Truck Nationals Sunday 20th August 2017

The Top UK Monster Truck Showdown! Monster Truck Freestyle action including caravan crushing & awesome BUS JUMPS!!! Plus Pit Party, FMX, Monster Truck Rides and lots more family fun. Trade village and more. View full details at www.MonsterTruckNationals.co.uk.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - Due to unprecedented demand for advance tickets in recent days, tickets for the 2017 UK Monster Truck Nationals this Sunday (20th August) have almost sold out! A very limited number of standard priced tickets are available from the Santa Pod ONLINE box office – when they’re gone, they’re gone! Hurry - these can be ordered online. 'Print-at-home' tickets for online bookings are received immediately.

Do not travel to this event without a ticket. In order to avoid disappointment and guarantee your admission, act now! If you turn up to this great family event without tickets, it is likely to be sold out and you will be unable to gain admission!!! Please share this post with any friends that may be affected by this important news.

Junior Day

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day Thursday 24th August 2017

FREE spectator admission! A fun-filled family day out showcasing junior drag racers. With side attractions, Monster Trucks, stunt displays and funfair. View full details here.

Euro Finals

FIA / FIM European Finals 7th to 10th September 2017

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. View full details here.

Photo Entry List

  For photos of the drivers and riders that have entered Euro Finals, view the 2017 Photo Entry List.
National Finals

National Finals 23rd to 24th September 2017

National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes inc ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior dragsters and many Nostalgia favourites. View full details here.

JapShow Finale

Japshow Finale Sunday 1st October 2017

The season finale for Japanese car enthusiasts featuring the final round of Jap and FWD Drag series with Jap only RWYB competition, Jet Car, club displays, Show & Shine, traders and more. Details at www.JapShowFinale.com.

Flame & Thunder

Flame & Thunder Saturday 28th October 2017

An action-packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet vehicles and Drag Racing demos. Stunt displays including Monster Trucks and Stunt Riders. Plus funfair, bonfire and huge firework finale! View full details here.

RWYB

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 www.RWYB.com.

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DWYB

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 www.DWYB.com.

*As part of your Sporting Event entrance only.

Latest News

News

 

FIM and Trakbak Racing to launch World Drag Bike Series
The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) has signed a Promoter Agreement with the UK-based company Trakbak Racing Limited ahead of the launch of a new FIM World Series in the spectacular sport of Drag Bike Racing under the aegis of the FIM Circuit Racing Commission.
Read the full News item here

Virtual Tour of Santa Pod Raceway
Google Street View   Never been to Santa Pod Raceway before? Then take a virtual tour with Google Street View. You can start at the Main Gate and make your way round site or go straight to the Startline and head down the 1/4 mile strip.
Main Gate Tour Startline Tour
Watch Drag Racing Online

One of the latest videos on SantaPodTV is the Main Event 2017 Full TV Show for pro car classes. View all the Santa Pod TV Shows at www.youtube.com/SantaPodTV.

Merchandise Shop

Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop

Looking for gift ideas? Visit the Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop for clothing, DVDs, Books, Models & Collectables, Stickers and more. Visit the shop at www.santapodshop.com.

Recent Event Reports & Galleries

Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.

Ultimate Street Car 2017
Bug Jam 31
Dragstalgia 2017
JapShow 2017
BMW Show 2017
Summer Nationals 2017

 

Retro Show 2017
FIA Main Event 2017
Big Bang 2017
Festival of Power 2017
The Fast Show 2017
Stunt Fest 2017

 

Flame & Thunder 2016
JapShow Finale 2016
National Finals 2016
FIA/FIM European Finals 2016
Junior Drag Day 2016

Essential Info

Please read the Essential Info page before visiting Santa Pod Raceway.

Essential Info

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