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Charity Fun Day at Santa Pod Raceway

Charity Fun Day at Santa Pod Raceway

19/08/2017, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 23812409
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Junior Fun Day

Junior Drag Racing Fun Day - Thursday 24th August 2017

Charity Fun Day at Santa Pod Raceway

The fifth annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day at Santa Pod Raceway is just days away!!

This FREE fun day takes place on Thursday 24th August and there is a huge line up of fun and frivolity for all the family.

Taking centre stage will be the dragstrip where the next generation of Drag Racers; the juniors, will be competing in some friendly rivalry. The incredible FireForce Jet Car will be blasting its way down the quarter mile at over 270mph in 5 seconds! There will also be demonstrations runs from supercars supplied by event partner The Sharnbrook Hotel.

FireForce Jet Car

Super Cars Monster Truck Rides

Ensure you head over to the Live Action Arena and catch stunt rider extraordinaire Lee Bowers in action as well as Santa Pod’s resident Monster Truck Podzilla. The Red Dragon Monster Truck will be offering passengers rides for those looking for a little adrenaline.

Other family activities on the programme include dodgems, trampolines, face-painting, bouncy castle, craft corner plus trade stalls and a state-of-the-art race-driving simulator provided by Santa Pod’s Fun Day partner, the Milton Ernest-based multi-activity adventure site Twinwoods Adventure.

Voluntary donations to The Helping Harry Trust will be welcomed during the day.

Tickets are subject to availability and must be pre-booked so book today via or call 01234 782828. Click here to view the timetable.

PLEASE NOTE! There are roadworks which will close Wollaston Road in Irchester from 23rd – 25th August 2017.

Flame & Thunder - 50th Anniversary Finale

Flame & Thunder - 50th Anniversary Finale

14/10/2016, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 19763295
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Flame & Thunder

Flame & Thunder – Saturday 29th October 2016

Flame & Thunder brings Santa Pod Raceway’s 50th Anniversary year to a close. But before we bid farewell to the 2016 season, we have just one last blast of drag racing action lined up. 

It wouldn’t be Flame & Thunder without a roaring bonfire and firework display but before we get to the whizz, pop, bangs, there’s a chockablock itinerary of fun and frolics for all the family. 

Track action features a myriad of Jet vehicles, Liam Jones in his Top Fuel Dragster, Wheelie Cars and the World Record Breaking Rocket Bike. 

Top Fuel Dragster

Drag Demos Wheelie Fire Truck

The Live Action Arena will host of throng of stunt masters including Team Maximum Lock drift displays, Lee Bowers Stunt Biker, Monster Trucks, Car Football and even a Jet Peugeot!

With oodles of entertainment including live music and a kids Halloween disco, Flame & Thunder is the perfect way to end the half term holiday.

Day tickets are available from just £20 per adult and kids under 16 go FREE! To book or find out more please

Hospitality Packages

We still have places available for VIP/Hospitality at Flame & Thunder. For just £99 + VAT per person come along and enjoy the VIP experience including lunch and balcony viewing. Don't worry if you've already booked your tickets, you can still upgrade for a great day out or a gift. More information on the Hospitality Page.

Festival of Power – 25th-27th March 2016

Festival of Power – 25th-27th March 2016

24/03/2016, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 17137706
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Festival of Power – 25th-27th March 2016

With Easter just around the corner, Festival of Power preparations are well under way.

A full timetable is available to ensure you don’t miss a thing.

If you haven’t yet bought your tickets, there’s still time. Simply visit the online ticket shop where you can purchase your tickets and have them emailed straight to you via the ‘Print at Home’ email service. Remember kids aged 15 and under go FREE (max 3 per adult).

Go to the online Ticket Shop to book and print yours now!

Be Prepared!

Santa Pod is an outdoor venue so please bring warm and waterproof clothing with you in case of inclement weather. Check that you have your tickets with you (if bought in advance) and hold on to these tickets, even once in the venue. We highly recommend that you have a camera to hand to capture those memorable moments!

British Summer Time

Remember that the clocks go forward one hour on Sunday 27th March at 1am. We would hate for you to be late for the action!

Arrepiado Stunt Show Funny Car FMX Monster Truck Rides
Race, Rock & Ride

RACE, ROCK ‘N’ RIDE - 21st-22nd May 2016

Santa Pod Raceway have teamed up with the guys from Fast Bikes and Back Street Heroes magazines to bring you a brand new motorbike festival celebrating everything on two wheels. As always at Santa Pod, the drag strip is at the heart of the action with Run What Ya Brung, Straightliners Drag Racing, Wheelie Competition, Jet Car and more.

The action continues off track too with monster trucks galore including Podzilla, accompanied by Red Dragon and the Mini Monster Trucks. Steve Colley will be wowing the crowds with his trials bike show and there’s a full round of the British Stunt Bike Championship. 

The Rock in the show will be provided by six man AC/DC tribute band "LiveWire" who will undoubtedly set the Saturdayevening alight. Those are just a few highlights from this new all action event.

Weekend tickets are available from just £23 per person, to book or find out more, visit

Festival of Power – Fri 25th to Sun 27th March

Festival of Power – Fri 25th to Sun 27th March

17/03/2016, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 17022326

Festival of Power – Fri 25th to Sun 27th March

Easter Weekend Season Opener

Kicking off the 50th anniversary year, Santa Pod’s Festival of Power is a marvellous concoction of intense, pedal-to-the-metal championship drag racing and full-scale family entertainment.

Adult day tickets are just *£19 each with under 16’s going FREE (max 3 per adult)

Don’t miss the start of the National Drag Racing Championships plus the annual Jet Car Shootout, blasting forth its special brand of flame, smoke and thunder. Making its track debut and completing the quartet of jet vehicles, Martin Hill’s FireForce 4 Jet Funny Car will be unleashed in all its glory!

Plus off track, the Live Action Arena features the crème de la crème of stunt displays from Monster Trucks to quads, motocross to a jet Peugeot! So, do something different this Easter and treat the family to a day out with a difference

*Book before 5pm on Friday 18th March 2016 to take advantage of the cheaper advance price tickets. For more information, please visit

Book tickets online at

VIP Packages

Race Day Hospitality at Festival of Power allows you to be at the heart of the drag strip action with the best seats in the house, hot buffet lunch, refreshments throughout the day, souvenir gift, complimentary show guide and earplugs! All for just £99+vat.

Book tickets online at

Two Seater Passenger Thrill Ride/VIP Package - £499+vat

Experience the G-Force of a 1,000bhp dragster first hand with a passenger ride in Santa Pod’s newly liveried Two Seater Thrill Ride Dragster. As you’re strapped in directly behind our professional driver, you will be catapulted from 0 – 170mph in just 8 seconds!

This thrill ride can only be experienced at Santa Pod so makes the ideal gift for adrenalin junkies. Package includes one days’ VIP Hospitality for 2 people and passenger ride for one.

For more Two Seater information, visit or call (01234) 782828.

Jet Cars Funny Car Monster Truck  
Early Bird Discount

Easter Competition

Here is your last chance to win an amazing Remote Control Truck Kit and free tickets to Santa Pod’s Festival of Power event this Easter!

Courtesy of Santa Pod and Tamiya, you could be the lucky winner of this amazing prize bundle – worth over £650! This amazing truck kit comes complete with radio control system, speed controller, battery and charger – perfect for kids and big kids alike! All you need to do is text POD TRUCK to 60163 and we’ll be picking a winner at 3pm on Friday 18th March. Winner will be contacted by 4pm via mobile number supplied an must be available to attend the event for the prize presentation. GOOD LUCK!

Stunt Fest - Last Chance To Grab Cheaper Tickets

Stunt Fest - Last Chance To Grab Cheaper Tickets

10/02/2016, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 16458052
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Stunt Fest - Saturday 20th Feb

High Octane Half-Term Entertainment

An action packed day with monster trucks, stunt shows, car jumping, drifting, mini monster truck rides, fun fair rides & all round damily fun.

Last Chance To Grab Cheaper Tickets

If you haven’t already booked your tickets, save £££’s now and book your advance price ticket before 5pm on Friday 12th February for just £9 plus fees and of course kids under 13 go free too!

VIP Ticket

To make your day extra special, why not book a VIP Ticket and bag yourself prime viewing and hot refreshments. Adults - £40 per person and kids - £20 each.

To book or find out more, visit or call 01234 782828.

Monster Trucks Arrepiado Stunt Show Drift Rides Fun Fair Rides
Stunt Fest
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An action packed Easter weekend for the whole family!
December Opening Times

December Opening Times

01/12/2015, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 15215859



27/11/2015, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 15086250
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For our 50th anniversay get 50% off all Festival of Power admission tickets* including a single day Mid-Track VIP package! 

Offer starts 9am tomorrow until midnight Sunday.

*excluding grandstand tickets. Fees apply.

Black Friday

40% savings on clothing and merchandise 
(excluding fuel, tools and gift vouchers).

For one day only - grab a bargain!

Flame & Thunder - Cheaper Tickets!

Flame & Thunder - Cheaper Tickets!

21/10/2015, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 14064313

Santa Pod Raceway announces it's 2016 events!

Santa Pod Raceway announces it's 2016 events!

14/10/2015, Podington (Bedfordshire), Motorsport - Drag Racing, Santa Pod Raceway, Article # 13868342