UK Drag Racing Events

Springspeed Nationals

04-05-2019 - Santa Pod Raceway

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NEW FOR 2019 The affectionately named Springspeed Nationals is a fond tip of the hat to the recently closed Shakespeare County Raceway as the Northamptonshire venue takes the mantle of running a championship event over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend. A huge variety of race cars and bikes will keep the track action packed all day long.



17-05-2019 - Santa Pod Raceway

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Doorslammers which ran in the 1970’s and 1980’s is back at Santa Pod in a bigger and better format, along with a huge prize fund. The Doorslammers has six heads-up classes along with one huge Bracket class. The prize money up for grabs will be £80k, this will again be the largest prize money ever paid out for this type of event in the UK.


Big Bang

17-05-2019 - Santa Pod Raceway

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Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW show on the calendar. Despite high-octane racing and two music arenas, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun with great racing, music and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing! All Beetles and buses, campers and Ca...


Main Event

24-05-2019 - Santa Pod Raceway

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Round 1 of the FIA/FIM European Championships is one of Santa Pod's most prestigious Drag Race meetings. This hugely popular, televised extravaganza features over 200 teams and 17 classes of cars and bikes including the sports F1 class – 8000bhp Top Fuel Dragsters accelerating 0-100mph in less than 1 second, making this event unrivalled for...


Straightliners Championship

16-06-2019 - Honington, Bury St Edmonds, IP31 1EE

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This event is for anyone who wishes to have a go at a half mile Top Speed either on a bike or in a car. If you've never done any Top Speed events before, it's a great way to start before trying the mile. It gives you a lot more braking area. For bikers, 1 piece leathers and back protector are a must, with leather boots and gloves and a gold...