Santa Pod Raceway, Wellingborough

Santa Pod Raceway, located in Podington, Bedfordshire, England, is Europe's first permanent drag racing venue for 1/4 and 1/8 mile racing. It was built on a disused Second World War air base, (RAF Podington), once used by the 92nd Bomber Group. The drag racing venue opened at Easter in 1966, and it is now the home of European drag racing and has grown substantially over its 53-year existence. It hosts both the first and last round of the FIA and FIM/UEM European Drag Racing Championship, along with the British National Drag Racing Championships.
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  • My first time coming to experience SantaPod. Bought £10 ticket and paid an additional £10 as a passenger but couldn’t use it due to weather condition, it started to rain and they have shut the racing....  more »
  • I booked for a motor show and it was cancelled it was re booked for the following week but we couldn’t make it we were told a full refund as it was cancelled by the venue but then we were told we...  more »
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  • Fantastic venue. I have been going regularly for many years. Facilities are very good. Food stalls are good but expensive. Live music in the bar is great . Camping if you stay for the weekend is good also. Top notch racing as Always. Great place for petrol heads.
  • Great venue, great for camping for the weekend amazing atmosphere. Just one gripe though, as a wheelchair user they have got reasonably good facilities. But they still have alot more to do, including proper easy access slopes for wheelchairs. Also more disabled friendly viewing area, that doesn't feel like you are caged in with restricted viewing. Nearly there just not quite!

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