Fri 9th to Sun 11th July 2021
The 10th Anniversary! A vintage lifestyle weekend dedicated to race cars, bikes and hot rods from a bygone era. Enjoy Championship racing with the headlining Cannonball class for supercharged nitro and alcohol fuelled Altereds and Funny Cars, the Slingshot Showdown, period correct Gasser Circus, invited historic bikes and lots more. See vehicles from Santa Pod’s illustrious history return to the strip. Plus live music*, Jet Car, Show & Shine with the NSRA, Cracklefest, beer festival and much more.
Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone Box Office on 01234 782828
Drag Racing Car Classes
- Dragstalgia cannonball
Nitro and Methanol Nostalgia Funny Cars and Fuel Altereds.
- Slingshot Showdown
Shootout for Front Engined Dragsters only. Must have ran quicker than 8.5 to be eligible.
- Gasser Circus
High riding gassers.
- Outlaw Anglia
Ford Pops and Anglias.
- Wild Bunch
Predominantly slingshots and altereds.
- Willys Wars
Old school, heads up Willys-Overland racing. Heavily influenced by the Willys Americar.
- Supercharged Outlaws
Supercharged dragsters, altereds and door slammers.
- Nostalgia Superstock
Shootout for pre 72 American bodied cars with stock rear suspension, carbs only no power adders, slicks allowed.
Drag Racing Bike Classes
- Nostalgia Pro Stock Bike
Based on historic ACU pro stock rules. The class is for pre-1980 bikes with stock appearance, 7” tyres, carbs and stock main chassis.
- NSA Bike Shootout
Some of the most historic Drag Bikes around will be taking part in a shootout.
Racers can enter and pay online at www.racers.santapodtickets.com
The headline class at Dragstalgia is the Dragstalgia Cannonball where Nitro and Methanol Nostalgia Funny Cars and Fuel Altereds running a cannonball format.
Run What Ya Brung
Take your car or motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. Open to pre-1980’s vehicles only, Retro, Classic, Hot Rod and American cars and bikes (sorry, no modern cars or bikes).
RWYB sessions are on Friday ONLY from 9.30am-4.30pm with no race classes. Unlimited runs for £35 Sign-on.
Please note that at this event, helmets are required for all vehicles travelling faster than 100mph at the finish line. Neck padding and arm restraints are recommended. Full RWYB details at www.RWYB.com.
Trophies will go to those racing in the spirit of the event in the following categories:
- Best Backup Girl/Guy
- Lowest ET
- Wheelstand of the Weekend
- Burnout of the Weekend
- Driving Job of the Weekend
- Best Appearing Team
- Moment of the Weekend
- Spirit of Dragstalgia
- Best Appearing Vehicle
Dragstalgia will host a Live Music Stage within the Vintage Village with a vibrant mix of Live Bands and DJs throughout the day playing long into the evening on Friday & Saturday then the music continues over in Fuelers Bar for all those up for a late night knees up!
As part of your Sporting Event entrance only.
Autoglym Show & Shine
In association with the NSRA (Sunday)
Put your pride and joy on display and you could be going home with a trophy. It's free to enter, just turn up and register on the day. Space is limited and the paddock fills up quickly so be sure to arrive early.
We have prizes from Autoglym and trophies judged by the NSRA for the Best of Show plus 4 runners up completing the Top 5. Open to pre 1980 vehicles only, Retro, Classic, Hot Rod and American cars and bikes.
Club Displays / Camping
Club display areas and club camping areas are available for booking. A 2021 Club Booking form will be available in due course. All clubs will need to submit a new 2021 form, no bookings will simply ‘roll over.’ Please bear in mind that our Box Office is not open full time yet and still operating with a significantly reduced workforce so your continued patience is appreciated at this time.
In line with the latest government legislation regarding the NHS Test & trace system, every customer (over the age of 16) must provide their name and contact details, not just the lead booker. Failure to provide these details may result in refusal of entry to Santa Pod Raceway.
You must have a minimum of 10 cars to book a club stand or camping area.
20% discount for members of American, Classic, Retro and Hot Rod car clubs including MMA, NSRA, NASC, AACI and UKSM. Offer applies to gate tickets only and you must provide your membership card.
Camping is included with weekend tickets. Gates opening at 8am Friday. Separate Hot Rod only camping field.
All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows.
Token Bundles available from the Dodgems counter. Get 27 funfair tokens for £25 OR 55 tokens for £50 and really keep the kids busy for hours! Each token counts as £1 when redeemed. (tokens are non-refundable)
Ride prices: Dodgems - £4, Waltzer - £3, Sizzler - £3, Trampolines - £3, Kiddies Rides - £3. (All Days)
British Drag Racing Hall of Fame
The BDRHF will be bringing along some of the biggest names from the past 40 years of drag racing. Don’t forget your autograph book for this fantastic opportunity to catch some of your childhood hero’s.
Bars & Caterers
There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink. Cash machines are in the Shops but please be ready to pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment rather than cash. View Caterer details. (All Days)
On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page where you can also find links to Santa Pod's partners Camplify - Caravan Hire and RV-sharing, and American Motorhomes - Large High Spec Motorhomes Hire.
For just £129 + 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.
No Tickets Or Race Vouchers Will Be Available On The Gate, Pre-Booking Only
Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone Box Office on 01234 782828
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- All tickets and sign-on procedures are Pre-Booking Only – No tickets or sign-on will be available on the gate.
- Advance ticket orders are subject to a booking fee of £2 per ticket and postage fee of £3 per order (£6 recorded, no postage fee on "print at home tickets").
- Advanced ticket prices end on the Friday a week before the event weekend at 5pm. After this time only "print at home tickets" will be available at standard rate with no booking fee.
- All tickets are non-refundable. All tickets and RWYB track time are subject to availability and sold on a first come first served basis.
- The option of Ticket Insurance via TicketPlan is available when you purchase your tickets.
- Ticket prices are per person.
- Kids tickets - Photo ID is required if kids look older than they are. Kids under 5 are free.
- Day admission is 8am till racing finishes.
- Camping is included within multi-day admission tickets, NOT single day tickets. e.g. Sat/Sun ticket = camping Sat night.
- Any ticket upgrades made on the day will be charged the difference to full gate price.
- Parking is free.
- Certain activities including Drag Racing are subject to weather and track conditions.
- No Glass! No Pets! No Fireworks! No Chinese Lanterns! No Drones! view full Essential Info.
- Please see Essential Info page for Adverse Weather Ticket Policy and other Terms and Conditions.
- For RWYB don't forget your driving Licence.
Dragstalgia Photo Gallery
View photos from Dragstalgia 2019 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.
Dragstalgia Videos & Galleries
Dragstalgia 2021 Preview
Dragstalgia 2019 Report, Highlight Video, Entry List, Facebook Photo Gallery
Dragstalgia 2018 Report, Highlight Video, Entry List, Facebook Photo Gallery
Dragstalgia 2017 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Dragstalgia 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Dragstalgia 2015 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Dragstalgia 2014 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Drag Racing Classes