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Drag Racing

Santa Pod Raceway UK - Drag Racing

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.

Jet Dragster   Pro Mod   Monster Truck   Top Fuel Dragster


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.

Ultimate Street Car

Ultimate Street Car - 31st July to 2nd August

Europe’s fastest, hottest, largest and loudest performance and modified car festival featuring rounds of  FWD Drag Series and Jap Drag Series with open RWYB track sessions, Show & Shine, car clubs, off- track entertainment, trade village, live music, Fueltopia Barrel Sprint and more. Full details at


Monster Truck Nationals

Monster Truck Nationals - Sunday 9th August

The UK’s top Monster Truck Showdown, with incredible Freestyle action! Plus Jet Mini, world record stunt driver Terry Grant, Monster Truck Rides and RWYB.


Junior Day

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day - Wednesday 26th August

FREE spectator admission! A fun family day out showcasing junior drag racers aged 8 to 17 years old. Kids’ activities and sideshows plus static car displays, monster truck demo and rides. Details here


Euro Finals

FIA/FIM Euro Finals - 3rd - 6th September 2015

The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europe’s top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars, stunts, air displays, monster trucks, traders, sideshows and Live Action Arena family entertainment. Details here


JapShow Finale

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.


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




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.

You can view the full 2015 calendar of events on the Calendar page and now also add the Santa Pod Raceway events calendar to your Google or iCloud calendars here.


Watch Drag Racing Online

One of the latest videos on SantaPodTV is highlights from the Main Event 2015 at Santa Pod Raceway. View a full list of online TV Shows on the Santa Pod Raceway on TV page.


Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop

Looking for gift ideas? Visit the Santa Pod Online Merchandise Shop for clothing, DVDs, Books, Models & Collectables, Stickers and more. Visit the shop at

Merchandise Shop


Recent Event Reports & Galleries

Visit the links below for recent event reports and photo galleries.

Bug Jam 29
Dragstalgia 2015
Summer Nationals 2015
JapShow 2015
Retro Show 2015
FIA Main Event 2015


Big Bang 2015
Festival of Power 2015
The Fast Show 2015
Stunt Fest 2015
Flame & Thunder 2014
JapShow Finale 2014


BMW Show 2014
National Finals 2014
FIA/FIM European Finals 2014
Junior Drag Day 2014
Ultimate Street Car 2014


Essential Info

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Essential Info

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