Santa Pod Raceway

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2018

Thursday 23rd August 2018 - 10am to 4pm

Santa Pod Raceway’s annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day where admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge– making it the ideal family day out during the summer holidays. The Fun Day will raise funds for Zachary DayZaway.

There will Junior Dragsters and demonstration vehicles on the Track, car crushing monster trucks and stunts in the Live Action Arena, monster truck rides and 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.

Junior Day 2017 Highlights Video

What's on:

Monster TrucksDrag Racing
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. There will also be demonstration passes from other classes of Drag Racing.

Racers Notice: Entries have now closed.

Fireforce 5Fireforce 5
Martin Hill's Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile.

Monster TrucksMonster Truck
See Santa Pod's own Monster Truck, Podzilla crushing cars and anything else that gets in its way!

Lee BowersLee Bowers
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts.

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)

Reign of FireMini 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.

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

Kettering McQueenKettering McQueen
A firm favourite with all kids, Disney style Lightning McQueen cars will be on static display.

Drift TrikingDrift Triking
Drift Triking is a new, up and coming sport to the UK. They're a mixture between Go-Karts and Trikes with 50cc motors and speeds of up to 30mph. Are you ready for extreme sideways fun!

Watch out for an appearance by Batman! The dark night himself will be visiting Junior Day.

There will be extra fun for youngsters with inflatables and a climbing wall.

Our chosen beneficiary for the Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2018 is Zachary DayZaway - A nonprofit organization focused on helping families who have sadly lost a child. With the help of their tireless volunteers, they organize fundraisers to fund blissful weekends away for families in need of a quiet healing retreat. Details at

Bars & CaterersCaterers
There is a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. Fuelers Bar will be open with movies on the big screen.

Junior Day Running Order

These are start line 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 Red Dragon Arena
10am Track Opens Track
10am Junior Drag Racing Track
10.20am Supercar Demo Track
10.35am Drag Racing Demos Track
11.10am Reign of Fire Mini Jet Car Track
11.15am Junior Drag Racing Track
11.25am  Lee Bowers Live Action Arena
11.35am Supercar Demo Track
11.45am Podzilla Monster Truck Show Live Action Arena
12 noon Drag Racing Demos Track
12.30pm Track Closes for Lunch Track
1pm Track Re-opens Track
1pm Reign of Fire Mini Jet Car Track
1.05pm FireForce 5 Jet Dragster Track
1.15pm Junior Drag Racing Track
1.35pm Supercar Demo Track
1.45pm Drag Racing Demos Track
2pm Junior Drag Racing Track
2.05pm Lee Bowers Live Action Arena
2.25pm Podzilla Monster Truck Show Live Action Arena
2.30pm Supercar Demo Track
2.45pm Junior Drag Racing Track
3pm Drag Racing Demos Track
3.10pm Supercar Demo Track
3.20pm Junior Drag Racing Track
3.35pm Supercar Demo Track
3.55pm Drag Racing Demos Track
4.05pm Junior Drag Racing FINALS Track
4.20pm Track Closes/Trophy Presentations Track
4.30pm Red Dragon Monster Truck Rides End Red Dragon Arena 
4.30pm All activities end/ event closes Site

Junior Day Site Map

Junior Map

Junior Dragster Fun Day 2018 - Tickets
Thursday 23rd August 2018

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 now available.

If 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 Advance Standard Gates Open Grandstand
Thursday FREE FREE Thu 10am FREE

To Book Tickets please phone 01234 782828 or buy your tickets online. A £1.50 postage fee will be charged.


Junior Drag Racing Fun Day Videos & Galleries

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017 Highlights Video
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2015 Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2014 Facebook Photo Gallery


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