Santa Pod Raceway

FIA/FIM European Finals 2019

Thu 5th to Sun 8th September 2019

FIA European Drag Racing Championships Inc FIM Europe Drag Bikes

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more.

TICKETS: Adult Tickets from £35 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets
Photo Entry List: View the Euro Finals Entry List
Live Stream: Watch the Euro Finals live at or

What's on - DRAG RACING:

Top Fuel

Car Classes

  • FIA Top Fuel Dragster
  • Funny Car Series
  • Nostalgia Funny Car
  • FIA Top Methanol
  • FIA Pro Stock Car
  • FIA / Motorsport UK Modified Championship
  • Comp Eliminator
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Junior Dragster
  • Street Eliminator

Nitro Sessions

Bike Classes:

  • FIM Top Fuel Bike
  • FIM Supertwin Bike
  • FIM Pro Stock Bike
  • FIM Super Street Bike Cup
  • FIM Junior Drag Bike

FIA & FIM Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes.

Nitro Sessions

Friday Evening Nitro Session!
There will be an evening qualifying session on Friday for Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Cars, who will be joined by Jet Cars, so get ready for a flame show. (Fri)

Pit Access

Pit Access
Unlike other motorsport venues the public are able to walk around the pits and watch the crews work on their cars and bikes. (All days)

Demonstrations, Stunts & Exhibition Vehicles

As well as the Drag Racing there's fun for all the family with a full line up of entertainment suitable for kids and adults alike.

Fireforce 3

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 of 270mph! (Fri, Sat & Sun)


Roger Goring's state of the art Ford Mustang bodied Jet car is one of only 3 centre drive Jet Funny Cars in the world and the only one outside of the USA. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Monster Truck

Monster Truck - Podzilla
This mighty 10,000lbs, 1350hp monster truck driven by Garry Anderson will be crushing everything in its path.
(Fri, Sat & Sun)

Swamp Thing

Monster Truck - Swamp Thing
Joining Podzilla to wreak havoc in the arena is the mighty Swamp Thing driven by Tony Dixon.
(Fri, Sat & Sun)

Terry Grant

Terry Grant
Multiple world record breaking stunt driver Terry Grant will be performing precision stunts in a range of cars
. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Lee Bowers

Lee Bowers
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Rocket Bike

Rocket Bike
The crazy Frenchman Eric Teboul will be hurtling down the strip at over 200mph on his world record breaking Rocket Bike. (Fri, Sat, Sun)

Peugeot Jet Car

Peugeot Jet Car
Herve Franquin's will be bringing his Peugeot 205 Jet Car all the way from France to warm up the crowds at the Live Action Arena. (Fri, Sat & Sun)


The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be flying over on Sunday with a Spitfire.


Historic Aero Engines
Historic Aero Engines will demonstrate their iconic engines which saw wartime service. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Rides, Exhibits & Kids Entertainment

2 Seater

2Seater Dragster
Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. See the 2Seater page for how to book a ride.
(All days)

Helicopter Pleasure Flights

Helicopter Pleasure Flights
If you have always wanted to fly in a helicopter then this is your chance with Pleasure Flights around the raceway site available. Weather permitting. £45 per person, adult or child. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Fireworks Display

Fireworks Display
There will be a spectacular firework display on Friday after the Evening Nitro Session. (Fri only)

Monster Truck Rides

Monster Truck Rides
Rides will be available in the back of an multi-seat full size monster truck. Passengers must be over 3ft tall. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Fun Fair Rides

Fun Fair Rides
There's fun for all the family off track with side shows and Fun Fair Rides. (All Days)

Fun Fair Rides

Evening Entertainment
For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night with live bands on Friday and Saturday.

6th Sense (Friday)
Modern and Classic Rock Covers Band.

Slim 47 (Saturday)
A 4 piece, indie/rock, covers band covering anthems from the last 25 years.

Granny Turismo

Granny Turismo
Granny Turismo are the world’s first and only shopping trolley dance display team; they are looking forward to burning some rubber this weekend! Be prepared for banging tunes, donuts and some pretty cool dance routines! (Sat & Sun)

Circus Whiz

Circus Whiz
An interactive circus skills workshop for all the family. Learn how to juggle, use diablos and devil sticks, spin a rope or plate, walk on pedal-gos, cups and fun stilts or just come and play. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)


There will be extra fun for youngsters with inflatables and a climbing wall. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Kids Entertainment

Kids Entertainment
If the fabulous array of vehicles on show isn't enough to keep the kids happy there will also be children's entertainers, a wandering Nitro the Dragon and a Kids Craft Area. (Fri, Sat, & Sun)

Event Facilities:


There will be a range of traders selling everything from clothing to collectables. (All Days)

Bars & Caterers

Bars & Caterers
There are multiple bars and a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. View details. (All Days)


On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page where you can also find links to Santa Pod's partners Camplify - Caravan Hire and RV-sharing, and American Motorhomes - Large High Spec Motorhomes Hire.


For just £109 + VAT per person come along and enjoy the VIP experience including lunch and balcony viewing. Don't worry if you've already booked your tickets, you can still upgrade for a great day out or a gift.

More information on the Hospitality pages.

Photo Gallery: View photos from the Euro Finals 2018 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

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Euro Finals 2019 Tickets

Thu 5th to Sun 8th September 2019 - Kids Under 16 FREE*

Ticket Type Advance Standard Gates Open Grandstand
Thursday £18 £25 Thu 8am Free
Friday £35 £45 Fri 8am £5(adv) / £8(std)
Saturday £35 £45 Sat 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sunday £35 £45 Sun 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sat/Sun £65 £75 Sat 8am per day
Fri/Sat/Sun £75 £90 Fri 8am per day
All Four Days £85 £100 Wed 2pm per day

Buy Tickets Online or phone Box Office on 01234 782828

Limited Overnight Camping on Sunday - Sorry, but due to the increasingly heavy demand placed on our site services over such a long weekend, we will no longer be able to accommodate spectator camping over Sunday night unless you are completely self-sufficient as no facilities on site can be guaranteed. Any overstayers must leave the premises by 11am.

Hot Rod Drags

Flame & Thunder

European Finals Videos & Galleries

European Finals 2019 Preview, Entry List
European Finals 2018 Report, Entry List, Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
European Finals 2017 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery, Full TV Show - Cars, TV Show - Bikes
European Finals 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
European Finals 2015 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
European Finals 2014 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery

Drag Racing

View the full Results Data here and descriptions of the various Drag Racing classes on the Classes page.


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