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Welcome to Santa Pod Raceway

Home of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships, the fastest & loudest motorsport on Earth!

Santa Pod hosts 80 events annually including: Drag Racing, Modified Car Shows, VW Beetle & Campervan Festivals, Japanese Performance Car Shows, Retro & Classic Car Shows, Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days.

Enjoy VIP / Corporate Hospitality and fantastic family days out in the heart of England (on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire) and see Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet Cars, Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks, Drifting, Stunt Displays and much more.

All Tickets are Pre-Booking Only! Kids (5-15) just £5!

Events at Santa Pod Raceway

The full 2022 calendar of events is available on the Calendar pages: All Dates | Major Event Dates Only | RWYB Dates Only | DWYB Dates Only.

If you're a 'Pod regular you can add the Santa Pod calendar to your Google / iCloud Calendars or download a PDF Calendar.

Coming Soon & Feature Events at Santa Pod Raceway
Das Auto Show

Das Auto Show   14 August
Day Tickets from £19 Kids 5 to 15 £5

The German car show for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, VW, Porsche with German Only RWYB, Show n Shine and more.

Das Auto Show Details | Buy Tickets
Das Auto Show Timetable

European Finals

STP Greenlight Nationals  20 - 21 August
Day Tickets from £19 Kids 5 to 15 £5

National Drag Racing Championship event, with a huge variety of race cars and bikes.

STP Greenlight Nationals Details | Buy Tickets
STP Greenlight Nationals Entry List

VW Action

VW Action  2 - 4 September
Day Tickets from £25 Kids 5 to 15 £5

All things VW with Racing, RWYB, Show & Shine, Trade Village, Autojumble and Music.

VW Action Details | Buy Tickets

European Finals

FIA Euro Finals   8 - 11 September
Day Tickets from £35 Kids 5 to 15 £5

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring some of Europe’s finest teams. Plus Jet Cars, Stunt Shows and Monster Trucks.

FIA Euro Finals Details | Buy Tickets
FIA Euro Finals Entry List

Hot Rod Drags

Hot Rod Drags  16 - 18 September
Day Tickets from £21 Kids 5 to 15 £5

It’s a hot rod show at the race track! Pre ’73 RWYB, Drag Racing, Live Music, Fireworks and more.

Hot Rod Drags Details | Buy Tickets

Hot Rod Drags

JapShow Finale  Sun 9 October
Day Tickets from £17 Kids 5 to 15 £5

The season finale for Japanese car enthusiasts with RWYB, Jet Car, clubs, Show & Shine.

JapShow Finale Details | Buy Tickets

Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway
Das Auto Show
Greenlight Nationals
Monster Truck Nationals
VW Action
Euro Finals
Hot Rod Drags
National Finals
GTI Festival
JapShow Finale
Flame & Thunder
Fireworks Frenzy

Public Track Days at Santa Pod Raceway

Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days enable people to try Drag Racing and Drifting in their own cars.


Run What Ya Brung Throughout the year

Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire offers the cheapest and most accessible public track time in the UK.  For just £15 admission and £45 to "sign on", you can take your car and motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. Full details at


Drift What Ya Brung Throughout the year

At Drift What Ya Brung days you can come along and learn or practice drifting in safe and legal conditions on some of the Pods 30 acres of open tarmac. There are beginners, intermediate and advanced tracks open at the same time each DWYB day. Full details at


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Buy tickets to Santa Pod Raceway events at or phone Box Office on 01234 782828.

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