Santa Pod Raceway

Championships

Santa Pod Raceway is home to rounds of European and National Drag Racing Championships.

Motorsport UK British Drag Racing Championship

Headline national class for Pro Mod Cars.

2021 Rounds:

Round 1 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - Festival of Power - 2nd-4th April
Round 2 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - FIA Main Event - 28th-31st May
Round 3 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - STP Summer Nationals - 17th -18th July
Round 4 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - Mopar Nationals - 30th July-1st August
Round 5 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - FIA European Finals - 9th-12th September
Round 6 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) - STP National Finals - 25th-26th September

Motorsport UK Championship Information

FIA European Drag Racing Championships

Held across Europe with Top Fuel Dragster, Top Methanol, Pro Stock and Pro Mod classes.

2021 Rounds:

Round 1 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) 28th-31st May
Round 2 - Tierp Arena (SWEDEN) 10th -13th June
Round 3 - Kauhava (FINLAND) 8th -10th July*
Round 4 - Tierp Arena (SWEDEN) 12th-15th August
Round 5 - Hockenheim (GERMANY) 27th-29th August
Round 6 - Santa Pod Raceway (UK) 9th -12th September
Limited to TF and PM only

FIA Championship Information

FIM European Drag Racing Championship

Held across Europe with Super Twin Bike, Top Fuel Bike, Pro Stock, and Super Street Bike classes plus the Junior Drag Bike Cup.

2021 Rounds:

TBC

FIM Championship Information

ACU Drag Bike Championship

National championship with Top Fuel Bike, Funny Bike, Comp Bike, Pro Stock Bike and Super Street Bike classes.

SPRC (Santa Pod Racers Club) Sportsman Drag Racing Championships

Club Championship with Comp Eliminator, Super Gas, Super Comp, Super Pro ET, Pro ET, Sportsman ET, Junior Dragster with 9.50 Bike, 8.50 Bike, ET Bike, Junior Bike classes.

SPRC Championship Information

Championship 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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