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.

Festival of PowerFestival of Power
19th to 21st April 2019 - Day Tickets from £22
An action-packed Easter weekend for the whole family with Jet Car Shootout, 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. NEW for 2019 - The Variety Marquee with acrobatics, magic, dance, comedy and escapology. Kids under 16 FREE*

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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*

Event Info:

Springspeed NationalsSpringspeed Nationals
4th to 5th May 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
NEW FOR 2019 - National Drag Racing Championships. A huge variety of race cars and bikes will keep the track action packed all day long. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Photo Entry List: View Entry List

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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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang
The Doorslammers
Main Event
Das Auto Show
Retro Show
Summer Nationals
The Fast Show Reloaded
The Ford Show
BMW Show
Bug Jam
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

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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