Santa Pod Raceway

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day - SUSPENDED

Thursday 27th August 2020 - 10am to 4pm

Santa Pod Raceway’s annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day where admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge– making it the ideal family day out during the summer holidays.

There will Junior Dragsters and demonstration vehicles on the Track, car crushing monster trucks and stunts in the Live Action Arena, monster truck rides and other family activities on the programme include dodgems, trampolines, face-painting, bouncy castle, craft corner and movies playing on the big screen in Fuelers Bar.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Unfortunately Junior Drag Racing Fun Day has been suspended.

At Santa Pod Raceway the safety and welfare of racegoers and participants is paramount. Please view the latest information regarding how the situation is affecting events at Santa Pod Raceway on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.


What's on:

Monster Trucks

Drag Racing
The track action focuses on the junior class of drag racers. Existing junior drag racers (ages ranging from 8 to 17) from across Europe will compete informally in this Fun Day. There will also be demonstration passes from other classes of Drag Racing.

Racers: Entry forms available in Spring

Monster Trucks

Monster Truck
See Santa Pod's own Monster Truck, Podzilla crushing cars and anything else that gets in its way!

Fireforce 5Fireforce 5
The Jet Dragster Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile and is capable of speeds in excess of 300mph.

Team Maximum Lock

Team Maximum Lock
All the way from Malta, Team Maximum Lock will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving and drift show.

Car FootballCar Football

Car football is one of our favourite games! It is exactly as it sounds, 6 disposable cars, 1 giant football and a goal at each end of the “pitch”. Only 1 team can win, watch the chaos unfold.


Supercars - #Petrolheadonism
A display presented by the Sharnbrook Hotel featuring a variety of supercars. Since 2007, they have welcomed petrolheads to the hotel from far and wide with classic jalopies to hypercars. Throughout the car season they host a variety of events with the hotel as backdrop serving up from their famous Pizza’s to Sunday Roasts.

Monster Truck Rides

Monster Truck Rides
Rides will be available in the back of Red Dragon, a multi-seat full size monster truck. Passengers must be over 3ft tall.

Mini Movie Trucks UK

Mini Movie Trucks UK
New for 2020, we have awesome Mini Movie Trucks; The Rubber Duck, Oct Prime, Snowman’s Rig and Porkchop Express! Kids will be able to cruise around the arena in miniature iconic American big rigs and try their hand at being a HGV driver. Plus, a full-sized Smokey and the Bandit replica rig will be on display!

Show Cars

Show Cars
There will be a static display of drag racing cars, allowing you to get close up to these mega power machines.

Fun Fair Rides

Fun Fair Rides
There's fun for all the family off track with side shows and Fun Fair Rides.


There will be extra fun for youngsters with inflatables and a climbing wall.


Our chosen charity for the 2020 Junior Drag Racing Fun Day is Autism Bedfordshire. They are a local charity who specialise in supporting autistic children, young people, adults and their families across Bedfordshire.

The services they provide help break down the barriers to social participation for autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and feel comfortable, accepted and not judged by society.

Bars & Caterers

There is a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. Fuelers Bar will be open with movies on the big screen.

Junior Day 2019 Photo Gallery
View photos from the Junior Day 2019 on the Facebook Photo Gallery.

Junior Day
Junior Day
Junior Day
Junior Day

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Junior Drag Racing Fun Day Videos & Galleries

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2019 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2018 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2017 Highlights Video
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2015 Facebook Photo Gallery
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day 2014 Facebook Photo Gallery

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