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Santa Pod Raceway

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Get up close and experience the thrill of the famous quarter-mile track, at six major motorsport events at Santa Pod Raceway in 2015.

Situated in the heart of the UK near Northampton, Santa Pod Raceway is the home of European Drag Racing and hosts the televised FIA European Drag Racing Championships.

AA members save 20% on single-day admission tickets – and kids go free*.

With high-octane family-friendly entertainment at each event, you’ll experience the following:

  • Races and displays
  • Stunt shows
  • Car-crushing monster truck mayhem
  • Funfair
  • Sideshows
  • Full catering and bar facilities

21 February: Stunt Fest

This event provides the perfect high-octane half-term entertainment for all the family. Enjoy an afternoon of awesome stunts and displays – featuring some of the top UK stunt drivers and riders.

Watch the talented drivers display their skills car jumping and playing car football – as they show that cars are not just for driving on roads.

22 March: The Fast Show

This is the season-opening show for all performance and modified car enthusiasts, and attracts a huge number of club stand displays – with clubs from all over the UK meeting to show off their pride and joy.

For anyone wanting to put pedal to the metal, the 'Run What Ya Brung' public track session is a huge pull – just bring your driving licence and your 'sign-on' fee, and go head-to-head with your mates on the famous Santa Pod quarter-mile track.

3-5 April: Festival of Power

This action-packed Easter weekend provides plenty of fast and furious race action to entertain the whole family. The event sees the European Nitro Funny Car Championships and national drag racing classes, and features an unashamed spectacle of 300mph racing.

Don’t miss all things punchy and powerful off-track too – with formidable jet cars, monster trucks, stunts, displays and much more, this event is an Easter weekend to remember.

22-25 May: FIA/FIM European Drag Racing Championship Main Event

Santa Pod’s flagship championship event, the Main Event attracts over 200 of Europe’s top drag racing teams, and brings a diverse mix of racers from across Europe and beyond.

See 300mph top fuel dragsters, accelerating from 0 to 100mph in less than one second, and get up close to the action with national drag racing classes, drag bikes, jet cars, stunts and monster trucks.

3-6 September: FIA/FIM European Drag Racing Championship Finals

This hugely popular televised meeting is the final round of the Championship, and brings together some of the most diverse drag racing race machinery in Europe, including the sports F1 class of 3000mph top fuel dragsters. It’s where every point of a second counts, and where champions are decided.

31 October: Flame & Thunder Spectacular

This action-packed day out offers high octane fun for all the family. With drag racing and other wild motorsport stunts taking place throughout the day, you can expect to see jet vehicles, 300mph top fuel dragsters, aerobatic displays and monster trucks. The fun continues into the night with a funfair, music, kids’ disco, spectacular fireworks display and massive bonfire.

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*Offer valid for single-day admission tickets only. Kids under 16 go free; maximum three children per adult.