Santa Pod Raceway Santa Pod Raceway

Festival of Power

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April 2022

An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Jet Cars and National Drag Racing. Plus all things powerful off track including Monster Trucks, Stunt Displays and more.

Day Tickets from £27, Kids just £5 - Buy Tickets Online at

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)

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)


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)

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)

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)

What's on - Drag Racing

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes and Race Results.

Top Fuel
Top Fuel Dragsters

Your first opportunity to see these nitromethane burning machines this season and experience the explosive power of what top level Drag Racing has to offer. (All days)

Top Fuel
Funny Car

Modern Nitro Funny Cars have the same engines as Top Fuel Dragsters but have tilt-up carbon fibre bodies with the engine in front of the driver. (All days)

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)

Top Fuel
Nostalgia Funny Car

Nostalgia Funny Cars have classic body styles replicating the golden age of drag racing. (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)

Championship Drag Racing
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
  • Funny Car
  • Nostalgia Funny Car
  • Motorsport UK Pro Modified
  • Comp Eliminator
  • Street Eliminator
  • Outlaw Anglia
  • Super Pro ET
  • Pro ET
  • Sportsman ET
  • Super Comp
  • Super Gas
  • Junior Dragster
  • VW Pro
  • VW Sportsman
Bike Classes
Bike Classes
  • Top Fuel Bike
  • Pro Stock Bike
  • Funny Bike
  • Comp Bike
  • Super Street Bike
  • 8.50 Bike
  • 9.50 Bike
  • ET Bike
  • Junior Drag Bike
  • Supertwin Top Gas (TBC)
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. (All days)

Swamp Thing
Monster Truck - Swamp Thing
Joining Podzilla to wreak havoc in the arena is the mighty Swamp Thing driven by Tony Dixon. (All days)
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. (All days)

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. (All days)

Peugeot Jet Car
Peugeot Jet Car

Herve Franquin's will be bringing his Peugeot 205 Jet Car all the way from France to warm up the crowds at the Live Action Arena.

What's on - Variety Marquee

The Variety Marquee will host a mix of different performers, who will take to the stage throughout the weekend, so step inside our big top, take a seat and watch the family friendly entertainment this Festival of Power.

Gareth Jones

The Classic Strait Jacket and Chain Escape: This is a true street theatre classic. A family show with a strait jacket and chains escapology finale, and plenty of laughs along the way.
The Plastic Fantastic Show: A genuine up-grading of the escape style show. Marvel as Gareth is manually wrapped in 100m of multi-purpose cling film and gasp as he is sealed from head to toe. With his life in the hands of the audience, Gareth attempts the seemingly impossible escape! (Fri & Sat)

Sid Bowfin
Sid Bowfin

Our virtuoso violinist combines madcap comedy with superb musicianship. Watch Sid and his audience compete, argue, ridicule and seduce their way through the most popular works from across centuries, turning classical performance on its head with Sid's hilarious spontaneous comedic antics. (Sat)

What's on - Displays, Rides & Kids Entertainment
On The Edge
On The Edge - Trials Stunt Team

A trials stunt team consisting of two of the best stunt riders in the world! The show includes numerous obstacles on which the riders demonstrate their high level of skill, balance and technical control of their motorcycles. 15ft jumps up vertical walls, drop offs and interactive stunts wil amaze and entertain. (All days)

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. 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.

Bumblebee Experience
Bumblebee Experience

Transformers comes to life as Bumblebee makes a visit to Santa Pod, so make sure to get your photo taken with him as he wanders through the pits. Autobots, roll out! (All days)

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. (All days)


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

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.
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. (Fri & Sat)

Friday: Pure Genius - Energetic party 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. 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.


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.

Festival of Power Tickets

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No tickets will be available on the gate, Pre-Booking Only

Ticket Type Winter Saver Early
Standard Gates Open
Adult Friday £27 £30 £40 Fri 8am
Adult Saturday £27 £30 £40 Sat 8am
Adult Sunday £27 £30 £40 Sun 8am
Adult Fri/Sat £54 £60 £80 Fri 8am
Adult Sat/Sun £54 £60 £80 Sat 8am
Adult Fri/Sat/Sun £76.50 £85 £110 Fri 8am
Adult Fri/Sat/Sun + Thu Arrival £81 £90 £120 Thu 8am
Kids (5-15) £5 £5 £5 N/A
Kids (under 5) Free Free Free N/A
Grandstand (per day) £5 £5 £8 N/A
Winter Saver Tickets end 31st January, Early Tickets end 8th April.

Only Grandstand seats in rows 1-80 will be available to purchase initially. Due to the storm damage sustained to the grandstand after our last event, the remainder of the grandstand will be closed until further notice.

Festival of Power Photos & Videos

Festival of Power Unlocked 2021: Facebook Photo Gallery
Festival of Power 2019:
Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
Festival of Power 2017: Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
Festival of Power 2016: Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
Festival of Power 2015: Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
Festival of Power 2014: Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video

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