Santa Pod Raceway in the UK is the home of European Drag Racing and host to the televised FIA / FIM European Drag Racing Championships. It's the fastest and loudest motorsport on earth with sensational race action from dragsters and doorslammers to beetles and bikes.
Santa Pod hosts over 50 events during the race season Jan-Nov, including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows (The Fast Show and USC), VW Beetle & Camper festivals (Bug Jam and Big Bang), Japanese performance car events (JapShows), retro & classic car events (Dragstalgia and Retro Show), Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) & Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days and more.
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 & Funny Cars, Jet Cars & Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks & Motocross, Drifting and more.
Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway
Here are a selection of some forthcoming events at Santa Pod Raceway, view the full calendar of events on the Calendar page.
FIA/FIM Euro Finals - 3rd - 6th September 2015
The Championship's final event attracting over 250 of Europe’s top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Plus jet cars, stunts, air displays, monster trucks, traders, sideshows and Live Action Arena family entertainment. Full European Finals Details here.
There will be a Live Web Broadcast from the Euro Finals featuring multi-camera coverage from the Friday evening Nitro Session through to the Finals on Sunday. Watch live on the WebTV page.
National Finals - 19th to 20th September 2015
National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by MSA 200mph Pro Mods, Drag Bikes and Nostalgia classes. Details here
BMW Show - Sunday 27th September 2015
Featuring modern, classic and modified BMWs including the new mini! BMW only RWYB with Show & Shine, clubs, off track entertainment, traders and more. Full details at www.BMWShow.co.uk
JapShow Finale - Sunday 11th October 2015
The final event for Japanese car enthusiasts featuring the final round of Jap and FWD Drag series. Jap only RWYB competition, Jet Car, club displays, Show & Shine, traders and more. www.JapShowFinale.com
Gymkhana GRiD Final - Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th October 2015
The Gymkhana GRiD Final with appearances, signings and performances from Ken Block and friends. www.gymkhanagrid.com
Flame & Thunder - Saturday 31st October 2015
Santa Pod’s Season Finale! An action packed family day of Drag Racing plus a huge line up of stunts and displays including jet vehicles, dragsters, monster trucks, fireworks, funfair, music, sideshows and more. Full Details here.
Public Track Days
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.
2015 Santa Pod Calendar PDF
If you're a 'Pod regular and you have a computer and a printer at home then you can now print off a handy A4 Santa Pod Raceway 2015 Events Calendar by clicking this link SantaPod2015.pdf.