Santa Pod Raceway

VW Breakout

4th to 6th September 2020

Santa Pod is back, offering VW fans a one-off unique event for this year; VW Breakout is a three-day relaxed weekend. With all the elements of the shows we all know and love – but scaled down! Quarter mile track action features VW Drag Racing and RWYB, alongside Show & Shine, Traders, Fun Fair and Bar meaning you can enjoy the last of those Summer evenings camping with friends! 

Pre-Booked Tickets Only: Adult Tickets from £20 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets

What's On:

Drag Racing

Drag Racing (Sat & Sun)
  • VW Sportsman
  • VW Pro
  • Outlaw Flat Four
  • Supercharged Outlaws
  • Gasser Circus

Race Entries:
Racers can enter and pay online at or by phone on 01234 782828.


VW RWYB (Run What Ya Brung) (Sat & Sun)
Open to VAG Only, Pre-Booking Only

No matter what type of VW you have, you can put it to the test down the world famous Santa Pod strip!

New COVID-19 Signing On Procedure!
Please note there will be No Signing On, on the day. The sign on procedure is now built into the online ticket purchasing process BUT you will still need to present your driving licence at the signing on office. No Tickets or Race Vouchers will be available on the gate

Sign-on costs £35 for the day and you can put in as many runs as you want. More info at

Show n Shine

Autoglym Show 'n' Shine (Sunday)
Open to VAG Only, Pre-Booking Only

Restored, modified or original… if you've got a cool VW that you want to show off, get it out of the car park and into the Show 'n' Shine Paddock.

New COVID-19 Signing On Procedure!
Please note there will be No Signing On, on the day. The sign on procedure is now built into the online ticket purchasing process and remains Free to Enter. Your reg number/number plate will be your Show ‘n’ Shine entry number.

Please ensure you have your Show & Shine Vehicle Pass clearly visible on arrival. Show Paddock parking may be available on the day subject to availability, however you will not be able to sign on to compete - Priority goes to those who have signed on in advance.

Autoglym prizes and trophies for:

  • Top 10
  • Best of Show
  • Judges Choice

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 to be redeemed between the hours of 10am-4pm on Sunday only.

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.


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 a link to Santa Pod's partners:

Pre-pitched Camping - Pre-pitched tents are available from Assorted Events. (For info email

American Motorhomes - Large High Spec Motorhomes Hire.

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

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. View Caterer details.

VW Breakout Tickets

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

Ticket Type Pre-Booked Gates Open Grandstand
Advance Standard
Friday NO Friday Day Tickets Free
Saturday £20 £20 Sat 8am Free
Sunday £20 £20 Sun 8am Free
Weekend £37 £45 Fri 12pm 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. (
  • 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.

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.

On Site

  • 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.

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

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