Santa Pod Raceway

Not The European Finals

Presented by STP

Fri 11th to Sun 13th September 2020

A replacement event for the Euro Finals that will still feature Nitro-burning Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro & Nostalgia Funny Cars, Pro Modified cars from the UK and Europe plus Jet cars and fields of all the usual classes. The numbers of cars may be reduced from normal but there will be plenty of cars on show.

Pre-Booked Tickets Only: Adult Tickets from £35 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets
Standard tickets are now the same price as Advance tickets!

Original "Euro Finals" Tickets will not be valid - Ticket holders must use their credit value to buy "Not The Euro Finals" tickets.

Photo Entry List: View the Not The Euro Finals Entry List
Running Order: View the Not The Euro Finals Running Order

What's on - Drag Racing:

Top Fuel

Car Classes

  • Top Fuel
  • Funny Car
  • Pro Mod
  • Nostalgia Funny Car
  • Comp Eliminator
  • Super Gas
  • Super Comp
  • Super Pro ET
  • Junior Dragster
  • Street Eliminator
  • Pro ET
  • Sportsman ET
  • Wild Bunch
  • Outlaw Anglia

Nitro Sessions

Bike Classes:

  • Top Fuel Bike
  • Pro Stock Bike
  • Super Street Bike
  • Funny Bike
  • Comp Bike
  • Junior Drag Bike
  • 8.50 Bike
  • 9.50 Bike
  • ET Bike
  • Supertwin Top Gas

View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes. (All Days)

Top FuelTop Fuel Dragsters
This weekend it is exactly a year since Top Fuel cars last scorched the Santa Pod concrete. Pandemic quarantines permitting, we are delighted to welcome back two seasoned campaigners to hit the loud pedal. Susanne Callin supported by Draper Tools (UK), uniquely distinguished as the world’s first 300mph teenager, returned to action last year after a 14-year family-life break. Like Susanne, Antti Horto (Finland) began racing life in a Junior Dragster. He has two FIA Top Fuel wins to his credit and finished championship runner-up in 2018. (All Days)

Fuel Funny Car

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. There will be 3 cars on track! (All days)

Drag Racing

Nostalgia Funny Car
Funny Cars with classic body styles replicating the golden age of drag racing. (All Days)

Pro ModPro Mod
0-240 mph in under 6 seconds! Full-bodied cars with massive engines and monster attitude. (All days)

Top Fuel

Friday Evening Lite Session inc Nitro!
There will be an evening session on Friday for Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Cars, who will be joined by Jet Cars and Pro Mod, so get ready for a flame show. (Fri)

David v Goliath

David vs Goliath
There’s a Funny Car treat in store for Friday night fans at Not The European Finals. Call it a match race for the ages – old versus new, David v. Goliath – as a trio of Nostalgics take on the Boys from the Big Show. 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. Read More

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. Please DO NOT enter any pit bays and maintain social distancing from racers, crew and other visitors. (All days)

What's on - Jets:

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 in excess 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)

Split SecondSplit Second
The Split Second Jet Dragster driven by Julian Webb will be hurtling down the strip. (All Days)

FirestormFirestorm
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)

What's on - Exhibition Vehicles & Stunts

As well as the Drag Racing there's fun for all the family with a full line up of entertainment suitable for kids and adults alike.

Silver LightningWorld Record Attempt
Hans-Henrik Thomsen will attempt to beat Larry Spiderman McBrides electric ET record of 6.94 sec with his electric drag bike, Silver Lightning.

Monster Truck

Monster Truck - Podzilla
This mighty 10,000lbs, 1350hp monster truck driven by Garry Anderson will be on display and will attempt to run down the quarter mile subject to track conditions.
(All Days)

Stunt DisplayStunt Display

Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be performing stunts trackside. (All Days)

Lee BowersLee Bowers
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts trackside. (All Days)

Live Action Legends

Live Action Legends
Get up close and take photos of Podzilla the monster truck, Terry Grant's cars and Lee Bower's bikes.

What's on - Entertainment

Pub Garden

Santa ‘Pub’ Garden
New for this 2020 season we introduce the Santa ‘Pub’ Garden! A chill out area where you can enjoy your picnic, grab a beer and watch all the entertainment from the big screen at your leisure.

The Livestream will be on screen Friday, Saturday and Sunday meaning you wont miss any of the track action.

The Santa ‘Pub’ Garden will be open through the evening on Friday and Saturday with additional entertainment on the big screen – the perfect way to relax with a few beers after a great days racing!

Fireworks Display

Fireworks Display
There will be a spectacular firework display on Friday after the Evening Session. (Fri only)

Fun Fair RidesFun Fair Rides
All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows.

New for 2020, get more fun for less with the new Token Bundles available from the Dodgems counter, tokens can be redeemed anytime Fri, Sat & Sun.

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

Fun Fair COVID-19 Measures - Risk assessments for each ride / Hand Sanitisers on signs at the entrance of each ride / Regular cleaning of rides.

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)

Event Facilities:

Trade VillageTraders
There will be traders at the show selling anything from car parts and stickers to polish and magazines. (All Days)

Bars & CaterersBars & 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. (All Days) View Caterer details.

Camping

Camping
On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page where you can also find links to Santa Pod's partners for Caravan Hire and Motorhomes Hire.

Please be Aware! Important Covid Camping Information: We are delighted to be able to offer you camping facilities HOWEVER, in order to safeguard the continuation of camping at Santa Pod, we ask you to read and adhere strictly to the New Camping Rules!

Not The Euro Finals Tickets

Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone the Box Office on 01234 782828
Kids Under 16 FREE*

Ticket Type Pre-Booked Gates Open Grandstand
Advance Standard
Friday £35 £35 Fri 8am £7(adv) / £7(std)
Saturday £35 £35 Sat 8am £7(adv) / £7(std)
Sunday £35 £35 Sun 8am £7(adv) / £7(std)
Sat/Sun £65 £65 Sat 8am per day
Fri/Sat/Sun £75 £75 Thu 2pm per day


COVID-19 Safety

The safety and welfare of racegoers, participants and our staff is our highest priority and we have been working hard to ensure our site is Covid secure. In preparation for getting back on track, we are introducing new hygiene, social distancing and safety measures around site in line with Government guidance.

Limited Capacity

To allow for social distancing, we are limiting the number of tickets available each day on a first-come, first served basis. All tickets and sign-on procedures will be Pre-Booking Only

Social Distancing, Hygiene and Safety Measures:

Before You Arrive

  • We politely request that you do not attend if you or your household start displaying any of the symptoms associated with Covid-19 prior to the event. The main symptoms are: a high temperature, a new continuous cough and/or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. (www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/)
  • Ensure you have your tickets ready either printed off or on your phone prior to leaving for the event.
  • Please be ready to pay for items on site from our catering units, Bar and Pod Shop with contactless card payment rather than cash.

Racers On Arrival

  • The pits will be marked out to allow for social distancing between each pit bay to include race car and/or trailer only. We ask you stay within the marked pit bay and take any instruction given by the pit marshal and security. Additional parking will be available for Crew.

Visitors On Site

  • Further to recent government restrictions and the ‘RULE OF SIX’ - you will not be able to form groups of more than 6 people at any point throughout the weekend including the campsites.
  • Hand Sanitiser stations will be at key locations around site. We ask you uphold the highest possible hygiene standards with regular hand washing or use of hand sanitiser. 
  • Please adhere to the social distancing guidelines when moving around site, viewing the track and when queuing for the Sign On Office, Toilets, Catering Units, Bar and Pod Shop. Please pay attention to markers and signs which will be clearly visible at all key locations for your safety.
  • The GRANDSTANDS will be open with a one-way system in place to allow for social distancing. Please pay attention to markers, signage and stewards which will be clearly visible to help you navigate your way to a seat. Hand Sanitising stations will be available at the entrances to the grandstands.
  • A one-way system is also in place for accessing the SPECTATOR BANK – please adhere to all signage and take any instruction given by our stewards and security. We ask you refrain from standing or sitting on the pathway that runs across the top of the bank to allow for social distancing and clear access.
  • The RWYB PITS/RACE PADDOCK remain open for the public to walk around however, please DO NOT enter any pit bays and maintain social distancing from racers, crew and other visitors.
  • We are delighted to inform you that we can now offer SHOWER facilities – these will be open with increased cleaning regimes in place. Please be mindful of all signage in place and take any instruction from the Hygiene Team.
  • 10PM CURFEW - All Bars, Caterers and the Fun Fair will now be closing at 10pm.

Failure to follow requests and instructions may result in removal from site!

View Full Santa Pod Raceway Covid-19 Information

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