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Welcome to Santa Pod Raceway

Home of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, the fastest & loudest motorsport on Earth!

Santa Pod hosts 80 events annually including: Drag Racing, Modified Car Shows, VW Beetle & Campervan Festivals, Japanese Performance Car Shows, Retro & Classic Car Shows, 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.

All Tickets are Pre-Booking Only! Kids (5-15) just £5!

Events at Santa Pod Raceway

The full 2022 calendar of events is available on the Calendar pages: All Dates | Major Event Dates Only | RWYB Dates Only | DWYB Dates Only.

If you're a 'Pod regular you can add the Santa Pod calendar to your Google / iCloud Calendars or download a PDF Calendar.

Coming Soon & Feature Events at Santa Pod Raceway
Retro Show

Fast Show Reloaded  Sun 26 June
Day Tickets from £21 Kids 5 to 15 £5

The Fast Show Reloaded with a prime summer date! RWYB, Club Displays and lots more.

Fast Show Reloaded Details | Buy Tickets
Fast Show Reloaded Timetable

Summer Nationals

STP Summer Nationals  2 - 3 July
Day Tickets from £19 Kids 5 to 15 £5

National Drag Racing Championship event, with a huge variety of race cars and bikes.

STP Summer Nationals Details | Buy Tickets
STP Summer Nationals Entry List


Dragstalgia  8 - 10 July
Day Tickets from £30 Kids 5 to 15 £5

A weekend dedicated to the race cars, bikes, hot rods and music from a bygone era. Featuring Live Bands, Drag Racing, Show Cars, Fire Burnouts, Wall of Death, and much more.

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Dragstalgia Entry List

The Ford Show

Ford Show  Sun 17 July
Day Tickets from £19 Kids 5 to 15 £5

The blue oval takes over Santa Pod for Fords of all types with RWYB and show n shine.

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Bug Jam

Bug Jam  22 - 24 July
Weekend Tickets from £100 Kids 5 to 15 £5

The legendary VW festival, with Pro Mod, Funny Car & VW Drag Racing, Show n Shine, Music, Comedy, Stunt Shows, Fun Fair and more.

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Ultimate Street Car

Ultimate Street Car  5 - 7 August
Weekend Tickets from £100 Kids 5 to 15 £5

USC is the Largest, Loudest, Hottest and Fastest, modified car festival / show in Europe. With RWYB, Show n Shine, Music, Stunt Shows, Fun Fair and more.

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Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway
Fast Show Reloaded
Summer Nationals
The Ford Show
Bug Jam
Das Auto Show
Greenlight Nationals
Monster Truck Nationals
VW Action
Euro Finals
Hot Rod Drags
National Finals
GTI Festival
JapShow Finale
Flame & Thunder

Public Track Days at Santa Pod Raceway

Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days enable people to try Drag Racing and Drifting in their own cars.


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 £15 admission and £45 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


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


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