Santa Pod Raceway may be the home of European Drag racing, but there’s still one event every year that impresses even the most hardened of fans; The Main Event on Friday 22nd to Monday 25th May. This is the first round of the prestigious European Drag Racing Championship and features the largest race entry and most packed Motorsport paddock anywhere in Europe! Over 250 teams, and 15 race classes make this event unrivalled for both the quality and quantity of racing.
Exemplifying the very greatest, fastest, loudest and craziest spectacles in drag racing, the entire weekend gathers the most brutal machines in Europe and pits them head to head in an epic display of rubber burning, nitro-snorting insanity! Both cars and bikes are represented, with some of the entrants able to hit an incredible 300 mph in just 5 seconds!! If this wasn’t impressive enough, on the track in-between the racing will be the awesome Fireforce and Firestorm Jet Funny Cars, plus Ronnie Picardo's gravity defying Wheelie Truck.
Off-track action is equally as exciting with loads of entertainment and attractions aimed squarely at families looking for a great weekend away. Full camping facilities are available and under 16s even go for free! There's fun for the whole clan with Kids entertainment, side shows, traders, Fun Fair and full catering & bar facilities all weekend with evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar on Saturday and Sunday.
Adrenaline junkies will also love the car crushing Monster Trucks Podzilla and Red Dragon attempting to out jump each other in the Live Action Arena, along with the world record breaking Stunt Driver Terry Grant and Trials rider Chris Doney.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will also be making fly pasts with a Lancaster, Hurricane & Spitfire on Saturday and Monday afternoons, plus a Hurricane on Sunday. Don’t miss a chance to see these iconic aircraft in action.
Advance ticket prices start from just £27 for the action packed Saturday or Sunday, with both days totalling £49 and the entire 4 day event costing just £55. With the kids getting on for free, It could be the best May Bank holiday you’ve ever enjoyed!