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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.

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.

Coming Soon at Santa Pod Raceway
Dial-In Day

Dial-In Day Sat 5 March
Entrance & Sign On from £60

An exclusive taster day for RWYB’ers to try out entry level bracket racing. Pre-entry only.

Dial-In Day Details | Buy Tickets

Le French Fest

Le French Fest Sun 27 March
Day Tickets from £17.10, Kids 5 to 15 £5

A celebration of automobiles from across the channel, with RWYB and show paddock.

Le French Fest Details | Buy Tickets

The Fast Show

The Fast Show Sun 3 April
Day Tickets from £22.50, Kids 5 to 15 £5

The season-opener for all performance and modified car enthusiasts inc RWYB and clubs.

The Fast Show Details | Buy Tickets

Dial-In Day

Festival of Power 15 - 17 April
Day Tickets from £27, Kids 5 to 15 £5

An action-packed weekend for the whole family with drag racing, stunts and much more.

Festival of Power Details | Buy Tickets

Season Highlights at Santa Pod Raceway
Dial-In Day
Le French Fest
The Fast Show
GTI Spring Fest
Festival of Power
Best of British
Springspeed Nationals
Vauxhall Show
VW  Breakout
The Doorslammers
Main Event
Nostalgia Nationals
Retro Show
Fast Show Reloaded
Summer Nationals
The Ford Show
Bug Jam
Das Auto Show
Greenlight Nationals
Monster Truck Nationals
VW Action
Euro Finals
Hot Rod Drags
National Finals
GTI Festival
JapShow Finale
Flame & Thunder

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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