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.

Santa Pod Raceway 2019

This year's calendar is now avaiable on the 2019 Calendar page.

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.

Stunt FestStunt Fest
Saturday 16th February 2019 - Tickets SOLD OUT
The perfect high-octane half term entertainment for kids and adults alike. With jaw-dropping stunts on two and four wheels, plus mighty monster truck action!

Monster Trucks Podzilla & Swamp Thing - Car Jumping - Broke FMX Freestyle Motocross - Team Maximum Lockn Drift show - Drift RidesBurnouts - Jet Mini - Pit Party - Monster Truck Rides - Mini Monster Trucks - Fun Fair Rides - Sideshows

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The Fast ShowThe Fast Show
Sun 7th April 2019 - Day Tickets from £20
The season-opener for all performance and modified car enthusiasts with RWYB, FWD Drag Series, Show & Shine, stunt shows, traders, car clubs and “N2O” heated nightclub on Saturday night!. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Festival of PowerFestival of Power
19th to 21st April 2019 - Day Tickets from £22
An action-packed Easter weekend for the whole family featuring the famous Jet Car Shootout! See the awesome Nitro Funny Cars, 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters and National Drag Racing Championships including 200mph Pro Mods. A full line-up of displays and attractions plus Monster Trucks, stunts, sideshows, traders and more. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Nostalgia NationalsNSRA Nostalgia Nationals
10th to 12th May 2019
The 26th annual Nostalgia Nationals, supported by the NSRA. Pre ’73 RWYB for Hot Rods, Kustoms and Street Machines alongside traditional front engine Dragsters, Competition Altered’s and early Doorslammer race cars. Live entertainment, trade stands and ‘power parking’ show area. Kids under 16 FREE*

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NEW For 2019!

Vauxhall ShowThe Vauxhall Show
Sun 28th April 2019 - Day Tickets On from £14
NEW FOR 2019 – Vauxhalls take over Santa Pod with Vauxhall only RWYB, FWD Drag Series, club displays, Show & Shine, Jet Car and more! Kids under 13 FREE*

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Das Auto ShowDas Auto Show
Sun 2nd June 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
NEW FOR 2019 - The German car show comes to Santa Pod for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche and more. With German only RWYB competition – which marque will come out on top? Plus, Show & Shine, club displays, DWYB and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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The Fast Show ReloadedThe Fast Show Reloaded
Sunday 30th June 2019 - Day Tickets from £20
NEW FOR 2019 - The Fast Show Reloaded with a prime summer date! Enjoy RWYB, FWD Drag Series, live entertainment, stunts, club displays, Jet Car and lots more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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The Ford ShowThe Ford Show
Sunday 7th July 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
NEW FOR 2019 - The blue oval takes over Santa Pod for Fords of all types, new and old alike. With RWYB, Ford Drag Demos, club displays, live entertainment, stunts and lots more! Kids under 13 FREE*

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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Springspeed Nationals
Big Bang
Main Event
The Doorslammers
Retro Show
Summer Nationals
BMW Show
Bug Jam
Greenlight Nationals
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

RWYBRun 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*

DWYBDrift 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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