Santa Pod Raceway
Drag Racing
Junior Drag Day

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017
Thursday 24th August 2017 - 10am to 4pm.

Santa Pod Raceway’s fifth annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day takes place on Thursday 24th August. The Fun Day will raise funds for The Helping Harry Trust

Admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge– making it the ideal family day out during the summer holidays.

Check out the map of the event HERE to see where all the action is!

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017 Highlights Video
Drag Racing
Junior Dragsters

The track action focuses on the junior class of drag racers. Existing junior drag racers (ages ranging from 8 to 17) from across Europe will compete informally in this Fun Day.

Racers Notice: Any existing junior racers who would like to compete please complete and send in the Junior Drag Day 2017 Entry Form. There will be a race entry fee of £20 per entrant.

Demonstrations, Stunts & Exhibition Vehicles

There will be car crushing monster trucks with Santa Pod’s resident Monster Truck Podzilla entertaining the crowds, the mighty Red Dragon will be offering passenger rides for the brave & fearless.

Other family activities on the programme include dodgems, trampolines, face-painting, bouncy castle, craft corner and movies playing on the big screen in Fuelers Bar.

Monster Truck
Monster Truck
The car crushing Monster Trucks Podzilla will be in action.

Jet Car
Fireforce 3
The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Car will be thundering down the strip. The jet engine develops thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed in excess of 300mph!
Fun Fair Rides
Funfair Rides
Enjoy all the fun of the fair with rides including dodgems and waltzers, arcades, sideshows and more.

Boucy Castle
Bouncy Castle
Supersize bouncy fun on the bouncy castle.
Monster Truck Rides
Rides in the back of the monster truck Red Dragon will be available throughout the day. (Passengers must be over 3ft tall)
Red Dragon
Lee Bowers
Lee Bowers
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts.
lee bowers
Jet Dragster
Mini Jet Car
‘Reign of Fire’ is a GBC Mini Pro Funny Car and is powered by a Rolls Royce Gnome jet engine. Piloted by Lee Dennick, this mini jet car will be doing exhibition runs on the track.

A display presented by the Sharnbrook Hotel featuring a variety of supercars. Since 2007, they have welcomed petrolheads to the hotel from far and wide with classic jalopies to hypercars. Throughout the car season they host a variety of events with the hotel as backdrop serving up from their famous Pizza’s to Sunday Roasts.

Helping Harry
Our chosen beneficiary for the Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017 is The Helping Harry Trust. The Trust was set up to raise much-needed funds for Harry who suffers from spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and has very complex needs. Find out more via www.thehelping
Bars and Caterers
Caterers & Bar
There are a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway.

Display Cars
Static Display
Visit the show car area where a variety of impressive vehicles will be on display including drag cars.
Twinwoods Adventure will be bringing their driving simulator along.
Junior Fun Day Running Order
These times for guidance only and may vary with track, weather or racing conditions. The organiser deems the right to alter these times without further notifications; the times may be subject to change.
When What Where
10am Gates Open Site
10am Merchandise Outlets & Cash points open Pod Shop & Catering Area
10am Fuelers Bar and Craft Corner Opens Fuelers Bar
10am Red Dragon Monster Truck Passenger Rides Begin Live Action Arena
10am Track Opens Track
11.15am Reign of Fire Mini Jet Car Track
11.25am  Lee Bowers Live Action Arena
11.45am Podzilla Monster Truck Show Live Action Arena
12.30pm Track Closes for Lunch Track
1pm Track Re-opens Track
1.05pm Reign of Fire Mini Jet Car Track
1.10pm FireForce Jet Car Track
2.20pm Lee Bowers Live Action Arena
2.40pm Podzilla Monster Truck Show Live Action Arena
4pm Track Closes/Trophy Presentations Track
4.30pm All activities end/ event closes Site
Commercial Partners

Many thanks to our commercial partners for the Junior Drag Racing Fun Day.

Twinwoods Adventure Sharnbrook Hotel

The event will run from 10am to 4pm. Tickets are per vehicle with limited availability. Therefore tickets must be pre-booked in advance. There will not be any tickets available on the gate. Tickets are available NOW.

If people you are planning on bringing minibuses or coaches, please let the office know on 01234 782828 so we can organize coach parking if necessary.

Ticket Type Standard Advance Grandstand Gates Open Track Fee
Thursday FREE
FREE FREE Thu 10am N/A

Buy Tickets Online   To Book Tickets please phone 01234 782828 or buy your tickets online.
  • No booking fee or postage fee.
  • Maximum single online order of 2 tickets. To book tickets for clubs or groups you will need to phone the Box Office to place your order.
  • Tickets are per vehicle.
  • Parking is free.
Junior Drag Racing Day Menu
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017: Preview
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2016: Report
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2015: Report / Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2014: Report / Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2013: Report / Photo Gallery

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