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.

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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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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Flame & Thunder

Flame & Thunder
Sat 26th October 2019 - Day tickets from £25
An action-packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts, and Drag Racing. Witness a 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel Dragster, Jet vehicles galore and Drag Racing demos. Stunt displays including Monster Trucks and Stunt Riders. Plus, funfair, live stage*, bonfire and huge firework finale!. Kids under 16 FREE*

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Fireworks Frenzy

Fireworks Frenzy
Sat 2nd November 2019 - Entrance from £25 PER CAR
A spectacular afternoon/evening of Fireworks and Live Action including Podzilla the Monster Truck and stunt displays galore. Plus, drifting, huge bonfire, fun fair and all-round family entertainment. .

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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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