Santa Pod Raceway

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.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

At Santa Pod Raceway the safety and welfare of racegoers and participants is paramount. Please view the latest information regarding how the situation is affecting events at Santa Pod Raceway on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page, including a statement (24/11/20) from CEO Keith Bartlett.

Christmas 2020!
If you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift idea for the Drag Racing fan in your life then head over to the Santa Pod Shop, where you'll find Gifts, Clothing, Collectables, Books, Greeting Cards and more. The last date for Christmas delivery is Wed 16th December.

Events at Santa Pod Raceway

The 2021 calender of events at Santa Pod Raceway will be announced in due course and details will be posted here as soon as they are available.

Also 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.

RWYB

Run What Ya Brung 
Throughout the year - Kids under 16 FREE*
Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire offers the cheapest and most accessible public track time in the UK.  For just £10 admission and £25 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 www.RWYB.com.

DWYB

Drift What Ya Brung
Throughout the year - Kids under 16 FREE*
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 www.DWYB.com.

Drag Racing News

DRE in conjunction with the FIA is pleased to announce a 6-round championship calendar for the 2021 FIA European Drag Racing Championship (EDRC). This is subject to the final approval of the FIA World Motor Sport Council (WMSC) when it next meets in mid-December. The calendar is released with the assumption that COVID-19 restrictions are making it possible, e.g. allowing travel, spectators at events.

The FIA European Drag Racing Championship, will return to competition in 2021, having been forced into a one-year hiatus, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. DRE has worked closely with the track organizers and the FIA to put together the 2021 calendar. We all look forwards to being able to return to a full FIA European Drag Racing Championship in 2021.

The Championship rounds will be as follows:

Rnd 1.   SANTA POD RACEWAY (UK) 28th-31st May
Rnd 2.   TIERP ARENA (SWEDEN) 10th -13th June
Rnd 3.* KAUHAVA (FINLAND) 8th -10th July
Rnd 4.   TIERP ARENA (SWEDEN) 12th-15th August
Rnd 5.   HOCKENHEIM (GERMANY) 27th-29th August
Rnd 6.   SANTA POD RACEWAY (UK) 9th -12th September
Limited to TF and PM only

While the announcement of the calendar is the first step in the process, it is important to stress that conditions that permit the attendance of spectators to return to events will need to be in place for any of the competitions to go ahead.

All rounds originally scheduled on the 2020 calendar will return next year, with Finland’s Kauhava also coming back to the FIA EDRC schedule following its 2019 debut to bring the number of events to six. The Finnish event will however be open to only the Top Fuel and Pro Modified categories, while all four FIA EDRC categories will run at each of the other five rounds. 

See you all at the track

Keith Bartlett
Chairman DRE

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Watch the latest videos from Santa Pod Raceway on SantaPodTV. Event Livestreams, FIA Championship Rounds, MSA Pro Mod WebTV Shows and Event Highlights can all be found at SantaPod.TV.

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