Santa Pod Raceway

Festival of Power Unlocked 2021

Friday 25th to Sunday 27th June 2021

As Festival of Power was unable to go ahead on Easter weekend as usual, for one year only it becomes Festival of Power Unlocked. This will be a full round of the National Championships featuring all your favourite topflight drag racing action. We’ll welcome back the smell of Nitro at last with both Top Fuel Dragster, Nitro Funny Car, our famous Jet Car Shootout, and a round for the wild 200mph Pro Modified Doorslammers.

Our first 2021 drag racing extravaganza! Plus all things powerful off track including Monster Trucks, Stunt Displays and more.

Buy Tickets Online at or phone Box Office on 01234 782828

Photo Entry List: View the current Photo Entry List
Running Order: View the provisional Timetable
Livestream: Watch live on YouTube

COVID-19: At Santa Pod Raceway the safety and welfare of racegoers, participants and our staff is our highest priority. To ensure our site is Covid secure, visitors will find hygiene, social distancing and safety measures around site in line with Government guidance. View the latest information regarding how the situation is affecting events at Santa Pod Raceway on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
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! (All days - NOW Inc Friday)

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. (All days - NOW Inc Friday)


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. (All days - NOW Inc Friday)

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! (All days - NOW Inc Friday)

Jet Bus
Oklahoma Willy - The Jet Bus

This 1958 VW pick up spent most of her life on a farm in Oklahoma and has undergone a total nut and bolt restoration. The Rolls Royce Viper 535 jet engine is from a fighter jet with an afterburner added to produce a maximum power output of 5000 lbs of thrust.(All days - NOW Inc Friday)

What's on - Drag Racing:
Top Fuel
Top Fuel Dragsters

Your first opportunity to see these Nitro Methane burning machines this season and experience the explosive power of what top level Drag Racing has to offer.

There will be at least two Top Fuel Dragsters match racing including FIA racers Susanne Callin piloting the Slick Tricks dragster and Antti Horto. (Sat & Sun)

Fuel Funny Car
Funny Cars - David v Goliath

There’s a Funny Car treat in store, call it a match race for the ages – old versus new, David v. Goliath. Three Nostalgia FC racers will seek to upset Three modern stars of the Euro Funny Car Series in a ground-pounding battle for flip-top bragging rights.

Modern Nitro Funny Cars have the same engines as Top Fuel Dragsters. Nostalgia Funny Cars have classic body styles replicating the golden age of drag racing.

Competing for the modern cars will be Jason Phelps, with his new Toyota body and a fresh new Gladiator paint design, Steve Ashdown sporting a brand new Undertaker design, and Shelley Pearson. Versus the Nostalgia racers, Tony Betts in the awesome Venom Camaro, Andy Raw in the quickest VW Beetle you’re ever likely to see, and Rob Elsom in the NEW Dirty Deeds Camaro. (All days - NOW Inc Friday 6pm)

Pro Mod
Pro Mod

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. (All days)

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)

National Drag Racing Championships
A huge variety of race cars and bikes will be competing in the first round of National Drag Racing championships. View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes. (All days)
Car Classes
Bike Classes
Bike Classes
  • Top Fuel Bike
  • Pro Stock Bike
  • Funny Bike
  • Super Street Bike
  • Comp Bike
  • 8.50 Bike
  • 9.50 Bike
  • Supertwin Top Gas
  • ET Bike
  • Junior Drag Bike
What's on - Demonstrations, Stunts & Exhibition Vehicles:
Monster Trucks
Monster Truck - Podzilla

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

Lee Bowers
Stunt Rider - Lee Bowers

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

What's on - Rides, Exhibits & Kids Entertainment:
Fun Fair Rides
Fun Fair Rides

All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows. (All Days)

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.

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. Weather permitting. £49 adult, £45 child. Book Online (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. (All Days)

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

Santa Pub Garden
Santa Pub Garden

The Santa Pub Garden is a chill out area that allows you to sit back and enjoy the Livestream on a big screen on Saturday and Sunday, meaning you wont miss any of the action.

The relaxed vibes will continue into the evening on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy a few beers in the ‘Santa Pub Garden’ with music playing! (All days)

Event Facilities:
Euro 2020
Euro 2021 Games

All Euro 2020 matches will be shown live in Fuelers Bar and in the main catering area if they are held whilst Santa Pod Raceway is open.

There will be traders at the show selling anything from clothing and stickers to polish and collectables. (All Days)
Bars & Caterers
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.

Festival of Power Unlocked Tickets

No Tickets Or Race Vouchers Will Be Available On The Gate, Pre-Booking Only

Buy Tickets Online at or phone Box Office on 01234 782828

  Adults Kids (5-15)  
Ticket Type Adv Std Adv Std Gates Open
Friday £20 £27 £5 £5 Fri 8am
Saturday SOLD OUT SOLD OUT Sat 8am
Sunday £25 £35 £5 £5 Sun 8am
Fri/Sat/Sun £70 £95 £5 £5 Fri 8am
Fri/Sat/Sun + Thur Arrival inc Test Day £80 £105 £5 £5 Thu 8am
Grandstand (per day, Friday Free) SOLD OUT SOLD OUT N/A

Festival of Power Gallery

View photos from Festival of Power 2019 on the Facebook Gallery.

Rocket Bike
Top Fuel
Monster Truck

Festival of Power Menu

Festival of Power 2021: Preview
Festival of Power 2019: Photo Entry List, Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Festival of Power 2018: Photo Entry List
Festival of Power 2017: Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Festival of Power 2016: Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Festival of Power 2015: Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Festival of Power 2014: Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery


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