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The FIA European Finals

Thur 8th to Sun 11th September 2022

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more.

Day Tickets from £35, Kids just £5 - Buy Tickets Online (All Tickets Pre-Booking Only!)
Racer Entries - European Finals Entry List

What's On - Drag Racing

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes and Race Results. FIA & FIM Classes Fri, Sat & Sun only

Top Fuel Dragster
Top Fuel Dragster

The headline class at the European Finals is Top Fuel Dragster. These cars run on nitromethane and can reach speeds of up to 300mph accelerating from 0 - 100mph in under one second! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Pro Mod
Pro Mod

The quickest doorslammer class is Pro Modified! These cars run 0-240 mph in under 6 seconds! Full-bodied cars with massive engines and monster attitude. Pro Mod is the Motorsport UK British Drag Racing Championship class. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Top Fuel
Car Classes
  • FIA Top Fuel Dragster
  • FIA Top Methanol
  • FIA Pro Stock Car
  • FIA / Motorsport UK Modified Championship
  • Funny Car
  • Nostalgia Funny Car
  • Comp Eliminator
  • Street Eliminator
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Junior Dragster
Nitro Sessions
Bike Classes
  • FIM Top Fuel Bike
  • FIM Supertwin Bike
  • FIM Pro Stock Bike
  • FIM Super Street Bike Cup
  • FIM Junior Drag Bike
Top Fuel
Friday Evening Nitro Session

There will be an evening qualifying session on Friday for Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Cars, who will be joined by Jet Cars, so get ready for a flame show. (Fri)

Pit Access
Pit Access

Unlike other motorsport venues the public are able to walk around the pits and watch the crews work on their cars and bikes. (All days)

What's On - Jet Cars
Fireforce 3
Fireforce 3

The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Car will be thundering down the strip. The jet engine develops thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed of 270mph! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Fireforce 5
Fireforce 5

The Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile. Fitted with the same engine as Fireforce 3 but the lighter weight means speeds in excess of 300mph. (Fri, Sat & Sun)


Roger Goring's state of the art Ford Mustang bodied Jet car is one of only 3 centre drive Jet Funny Cars in the world and the only one outside of the USA. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Split Second
Split Second

Powered by a Rolls-Royce Viper Engine, the Split Second Jet Dragster driven by Julian Webb will be hurtling down the strip with explosive thrust of approximately 5000lbs! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Rocket Bike
Rocket Bike

The crazy Frenchman Eric Teboul will be hurtling down the strip at over 200mph on his world record breaking Rocket Bike. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

What's On - Live Action Arena
Monster Trucks
Monster Truck - Podzilla

This mighty 10,000lbs, 1350hp monster truck driven by Garry Anderson will be crushing everything in its path. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Swamp Thing
Monster Truck - Swamp Thing
Joining Podzilla to wreak havoc in the arena is the mighty Swamp Thing driven by Tony Dixon. (Fri, Sat & Sun)
Terry Grant Stunt Display
Stunt Display - Terry Grant

Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be putting on an action packed, precision driving stunt show. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Lee Bowers Stunt Biker
Stunt Rider - Lee Bowers

Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Jet Mini
Jet Mini

Warming up the Live Action Arena will a Mini City 1000 with a Rolls Royce Nimbus modified for thrust engine producing around 800lb of thrust. (Fri, Sat & Sun)

What's On - Displays, Rides & Kids Entertainment
Fireworks Display
Fireworks Display

There will be a spectacular firework display on Friday after the Evening Nitro Session. (Fri only)

Titan The Robot
Titan The Robot

Funny, fast paced and full of surprises, Titan is the ultimate family entertainment show where you come to expect the unexpected! Titan’s has appeared on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway and performed in 49 countries including at the Olympics. This weekend Titan is taking a break from his busy schedule to perform for you. Not to be missed. (Sat & Sun)

Steve Colley
Steve Colley - Trials Rider

The skills of motorcycle trials riders like Steve Colley have to be seen to be believed. He can do things with motorcycles that we mere mortals would consider impossible. Like riding up and over cars and buses for example! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Battle of Britain

The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be flying over Santa Pod Raceway with historic WWII aircraft. There will be a Lancaster on Thursday and a Hurricane on Saturday. (Thur & Sat)

Fun Fair Rides
Fun Fair Rides

All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows!

Token Bundles - 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 can be purchased via cash or card at the Central Token Box and are non-refundable.)

Ride prices: Dodgems - £5, Waltzer - £4, Sizzler - £4, Trampolines - £3, Kiddies Rides - £3. (No cash will be accepted on rides – tokens only.)

Helicopter Pleasure Flights
Helicopter Pleasure Flights

If you have always wanted to fly in a helicopter then this is your chance with Pleasure Flights around the raceway site available. Book Your Flight In Advance Weather permitting. £49 per person, adult or child. (Sat & Sun)

2 Seater Thrill Ride
2Seater Thrill Ride

Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. See the 2Seater page for how to book a ride.

Monster Truck Rides
Monster Truck Rides

Experience true Pandamonium at Santa Pod! If you dare….take a passenger ride or two in the newest Monster Ride Truck to hit the UK shores! Direct from the USA to the UK! (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Circus Whiz
Circus Whiz

An interactive circus skills workshop for all the family. Learn how to juggle, use diablos and devil sticks, spin a rope or plate, walk on pedal-gos, cups and fun stilts or just come and play. (Sat & Sun)

Mini Monster Trucks
Mini Monster Trucks
Straight from the USA to the UK are Mini Monster truck rides for kids where you get to drive a real Miniature Version of Podzilla.

There will be extra fun for youngsters with Inflatables, a Climbing Wall and Go Karts.

Event Facilities
Evening Entertainment
Evening Entertainment

For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night with live bands on Friday and Saturday.

Friday: Red - Upbeat party covers band
Saturday: Thems The Brakes - Rock covers band


There will be traders at the show selling anything from clothing and stickers to car parts and collectables.

If you are a trader interested in trading at Santa Pod Raceway find Exhibitor Information here.

Bars & Caterers
Bars & Caterers

There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink. You can pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment or cash. There are cash machines in the catering area and Pod Shop. View Caterer details


On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page.


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.

FIA Euro Finals Tickets

Buy Tickets Online (All Tickets Pre-Booking Only!) or by phone on 01234 782828

No tickets will be available on the gate.

Ticket Type Early
Standard Gates Open
Adult Thursday £20 £27 Thu 8am
Adult Friday £35 £45 Fri 8am
Adult Saturday £35 £45 Sat 8am
Adult Sunday £35 £45 Sun 8am
Adult Sat/Sun £70 £90 Sat 8am
Adult Fri/Sat/Sun £95 £120 Fri 8am
Adult Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun + Wed Arrival £110 £140 Wed 8am
Kids (5-15) £5 £5 N/A
Kids (under 5) Free Free N/A
Grandstand Thursday Free Free N/A
Grandstand Friday £5 £8 N/A
Grandstand Sat or Sun £8 £11 N/A
Early Tickets end 5pm 2nd September.

Only Grandstand seats in rows 1-80 will be available to purchase initially. Due to supply issues, the remainder of the grandstand will be closed until further notice.

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