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.

Green Light Nationals

STP Green Light Nationals
17th to 18th August 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
NEW FOR 2019 - National Sportsman Drag racing event with a huge variety of race cars and bikes that will keep the track action packed all day long
. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Monster Truck Nationals

UK Monster Truck Nationals
Sun 18th August 2019 - 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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Euro Finals

FIA/FIM Euro Finals European Championships
5th to 8th September 2019 - FIA Day Tickets from £35
The European Finals showcases drag racing at its very best with over 250 entries inc the iconic nitro burning 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and a full range of supporting classes. With Jet Cars, Monster Trucks and Live Action Arena shows, this event is unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing. Don’t miss Nitro cars running at dusk on Friday evening!
Kids under 16 FREE*

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JapShow Finale

JapShow Finale
Sun 29th September 2019 - Day Tickets from £12
The season finale for Japanese car enthusiasts featuring the final round of the FWD Drag series with Jap only RWYB competition, Jet Car, club displays, Show & Shine, traders and more. Kids under 13 FREE*

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Hot Rod Drags

NSRA Hot Rod Drags
13th to 15th September 2019
Now celebrating the 31st annual Original Hot Rod Drags, supported by the NSRA. It’s a hot rod show at the race track! The usual, ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ formula with Pre ’73 RWYB, invited race classes, fireworks, live music and much more. See you at the track. Kids under 16 FREE*

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National Finals

STP National Finals
21st to 22nd September 2019 - Day Tickets from £14
National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes including ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior Dragsters and many more
. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway

Junior Drag Day
Flame & Thunder
Fireworks Frenzy

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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