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

Bug JamBug Jam
20th to 22nd July 2018 - Weekend Tickets from £70
A true 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 VW Drag Racing and RWYB, an intoxicating mix of sound, top flight comedy acts, nightlife and lifestyle†, Show & Shine, fun fair, massive trade village and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Mopar25th Mopar Euro Nationals
27th to 29th July 2018 - 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*

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USCUltimate Street Car
3rd to 5th August 2018 - 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, free top flight evening entertainment* , stunt displays, huge trade village and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Monster Truck NationalsMonster Truck Nationals
Sunday 19th August 2018 - ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY
The Top UK Monster Truck Showdown! Monster Truck Freestyle action including caravan crushing & awesome BUS JUMPS!!! Plus Pit Party, Monster Truck Rides and lots more family fun. Kids under 5 FREE*

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Junior DayJunior Drag Racing Fun Day
Thursday 23rd August 2018 - Tickets FREE
FREE spectator admission! A fun-filled family day out showcasing junior drag racers. With Monster Trucks, Drag Demos, children’s activities and sideshows. Tickets subject to availability

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Euro FinalsFIA/FIM Euro Finals European Championships
6th to 9th September 2018 - FIA Day Tickets from £35
Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. Plus Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more
.Kids under 16 FREE*

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Events 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. 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 2018 Events Calendar.

Hot Rod Drags Flame & Thunder Fireworks Frenzy

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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Fill out your e-mail address on the Newsletter page to receive the Santa Pod Email News Letter and you will also be entered into a monthly prize draw to win a £50 Santa Pod Raceway gift voucher.


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