Dragstalgia 2020 - SUSPENDED
Fri 10th to Sun 12th July 2020
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, Vintage Fair, Cracklefest, beer festival and much more.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Unfortunately Dragstalgia has been suspended. Therefore Ticket Holders will receive a full credit to your Santa Pod Ticket Shop account equal to exactly what you’ve already paid, which can be redeemed against any Santa Pod Raceway event within the next 24 months. This will be added to your account automatically. Contrary to our standard terms and conditions, this credit will be available for 24 months instead of the standard 12 AND include any booking and postage fees that you’ve paid.
We are operating with a reduced workforce like so many other businesses causing a significant delay in our normal administration processes. Please bear with us, while we work through all the communications, enquiries and requests from our customers – we’re dealing with everything as quickly as possible. Rest assured that we will get around to you!
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.
What's on - Track
Rat Trap & Havoc Match Racing
We’re pleased to announce that Ron Hope and the legendary Rat Trap fuel altered will be returning for Dragstalgia 10 on the 10th-12th July 2020. Lining up in the other lane will be the 2017 Hot Rod Reunion winner, homegrown hero Nick Davies and Havoc!
Drag Racing Classes
- Slingshot Showdown
Shootout for quick Front Engined Dragsters only. Entrants 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 are 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 or by phone on 01234 782828.
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 £25 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