Santa Pod Raceway

FIA/FIM European Finals 2018

Thu 6th to Sun 9th September 2018

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.

European Finals 2017 Highlights Video

European Finals Photo Gallery

View photos from the European Finals 2017 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

What's on - DRAG RACING:

Top Fuel

Car Classes

  • FIA Top Fuel Dragster
  • Funny Car
  • FIA Top Methanol
  • FIA Pro Stock Car
  • FIA / MSA Pro Modified Championship
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Super Street
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Topspeed Automotive Street Eliminator
  • Comp Eliminator

Nitro Sessions

Bike Classes:

  • FIM Supertwin Bike
  • FIM Top Fuel Bike
  • FIM Pro Stock Bike
  • FIM European Super Street Bike Cup

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 Car who will be joined by Jet Cars, so get ready for a flame show. (Fri)

Pit AccessPit 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 3Fireforce 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! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Fireforce 5Fireforce 5
Martin Hill's Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Dragon HunterDragon Hunter
Gerd Habermann will be bringing his Pontiac Jet Funny Car from Germany
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(Fri, Sat & Sun)

Monster TrucksMonster Trucks
The car crushing Monster Trucks
Podzilla and Swamp Thing will be attempting to out jump each other. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Terry GrantTerry Grant
Multiple world record breaking stunt driver Terry Grant will be performing precision stunts in a range of cars
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EnginesHistoric Aero Engines
Historic Aero Engines will demonstrate their iconic engines which saw wartime service, a Rolls-Royce Merlin Mk500 and a Bristol Hercules Mk216. (All Days)

Fireworks DisplayFireworks Display
As always the climax to Flame & Thunder will be a spectacular firework displays that will begin as the Fireforce Jet Car crosses the finish line. (Fri only)

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

Fun Fair RidesEvening Entertainment
For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night. (Fri & Sat)

2 Seater2Seater 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 FlightsHelicopter 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)

Kids EntertainmentKids 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)

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

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

Euro Finals 2018 Tickets

Thu 6th to Sun 9th September 2018 - Kids Under 16 FREE*

Ticket Type Early Bird** Adv Standard Gates Open Grandstand
Thursday £14.40 £18 £25 Fri 8am Free
Friday £28 £35 £45 Sat 8am £5(adv) / £8(std)
Saturday £28 £35 £45 Sun 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sunday £28 £35 £45 Mon 8am £7(adv) / £10(std)
Sat/Sun £52 £65 £75 Sat 8am per day
Fri/Sat/Sun £60 £75 £90 Sat 8am per day
All Four Days £68 £85 £100 Thu 2pm per day

To Book Tickets please phone 01234 782828 or buy your tickets online.

Ticketmaster


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 self sufficient as there will be limited facilities on site.

Flame & ThunderVIP/Hospitality:
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.

Euro Finals Photo Gallery

View photos from the Euro Finals 2017 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

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Euro Finals
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European Finals Videos & Galleries

European Finals 2017 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
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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