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The Fast Show 2016 - Sunday 10th April
With Saturday Night Special RWYB on 9th April and Weekend Camping available

Welcome to The Fast Show at Santa Pod Raceway, the first performance and modified car event on the calendar. Featuring huge club stand displays, Run What Ya Brung, FWD & JDS Drag Racing, Drifting, Stunt Displays, Jet Car, Trade Village, Caterers, Fun Fair Rides and much more. There’s something for everyone whether your car is about “show” or “go”, a modified hot-hatch, a retro classic or a supercar.

Saturday is a "Saturday Night Special", a RWYB day with plenty of track time running until dusk. Weekend ticket holders get to stay on site and enjoy the "N2O" Nightclub featuring top DJs, while Sunday is the main show day when all other aspects of the show take place.


The Fast Show 2016 - What's On:


Run What Ya Brung

The drag strip will be open for you to take your own car down the track with performance print outs! This is the cheapest track time in the UK - just £20 for 4 runs (Sunday).
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The track will be open for RWYB on the Fast Show Main Day (Sunday) from 9.30am-5pm and also on the Fast Show Test Day (Saturday) with late-night RWYB running from 9.30am-8pm (track conditions dependant). spacer RWYB
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All cars and bikes running on Sunday ONLY will be entered into RWYB competition with trophies for quickest in class. Full details on the RWYB page.

Don't forget, your driving licence is necessary if you want to have a go. If you want to get maximum track time then you may want to arrive on Saturday as the track gets very busy on Sunday.

If you can't wait until The Fast Show, visit for a full calendar of RWYB dates at Santa Pod Raceway.


FWD Drag Series
Competition Clutch FWD Drag Series - Round 1
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Featuring the top tuned FWD cars from European and Japanese manufactures going head to head.

Details at

Jap Drag Series
Millers Oils Jap Drag Series
Round 1
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Featuring the quickest RWD & AWD cars from Japanese manufactures with the top cars running well into the 8s.

Details at


Autoglym Show Car Paddock

If you’ve got a great looking show car, why not bring it round to the heart of the show and park in the Show Car Paddock?

Open to all types of cars – modified, classic and retro… if it looks great and is in top condition, we want to see it.

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It’s 100% FREE to enter, and there are trophies available for:

  • The Show Stopper
  • Best Interior
  • Best Exterior
  • Best Engine
  • Best Mod
  • Judges Choice

You can pre-enter by emailing a photo and details of your car to Pre-entry is advisable to secure your spot and save disappointment. Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry.


Club Displays

Why not make The Fast Show your first club meet of the year? All clubs welcome, classic, modern and modified can all be found at The Fast Show. You could even organise a club competition on track.

View full details and download a booking form on the Clubs page.

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Evening Entertainment

The "N2O" is a heated nightclub with DJs, dancers, bar, seating and entry is FREE for all weekend ticket holders, so don’t miss out this will be the place to spend your Saturday night if you’re here for the weekend.

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If you like your cars rear-wheel drive and sideways, make sure you catch some of the drift action in the Live Action Arena.
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Drift Rides will be available for those wanting to experience the thrill of drifting first hand. Sunday (3 laps for £10)

If you are interested in trying drifting for yourself then Santa Pod holds regular Drift What Ya Brung days, full details are at

Handling Competition

A tight course will been created with a series of obstacles that will need to be negotiated as quickly as possible.

Small and nippy cars stand level with big power cars, so make sure you take on your mates and try your hand at the Handling Course!

FREE to enter. Further details on the Handling page.


Jet Car

It wouldn’t be The Fast Show without something really bloomin’ fast, and they don’t get much faster than a 270mph Jet Car. Witness the power and feel the noise of the Fireforce 3 Jet Funny Car.
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Live Stage

The Live Stage will be running throughout the day on Sunday with DJs, giveaways, the Miss Fast Show competition and the Show and Shine winners presentations.

Miss Fast Show Competition

Always funny, undoubtedly flirty, and often a little bit dirty, the search for Miss Fast Show is a light-hearted competition to find the girl of the show- You know, the girl who everyone is talking about!


Miss Fast Show

All entrants to Miss Fast Show will have their Fast Show ticket refunded, plus there's a trophy and £100 for the winner, so why not join in the fun? Simply turn up at the stage on the day to register.


Dancing Girls

Dancers - Sexy girls will be performing on Saturday night on the stage in the "N2O".

Lap Dance Club - Saturday night entertainment extends beyond the confines of the "N2O" and spills over into the cosy atmosphere of the Mirage Lap Dancing Club.

Trade Village

There will be a wide variety of traders at The Fast Show selling everthing from performance and tuning parts to ICE and the even the beats to play.

Cars 4 Sale Paddock

If you've got a car you want to sell, park it up in the Cars For Sale Paddock, stick your phone number on the dashboard, and wait for the calls to come flooding in. It's FREE for both buyers and sellers!


Mobile Dyno

The Rapid GB Dyno will be at The Fast Show, allowing anyone to get a full power and torque readout and some tuning advice from the experts using some of the latest and most accurate mobile dyno kit available.
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Fun Fair Rides

The fun of the fair with dodgems, arcades, waltzers, sideshows and more.
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Food & Drink

There will be licensed bars and a range of caterers on site including the indoor Pitstop Cafe.

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Weekend Camping

There is a normal Run What Ya Brung Day on Saturday that incorporates the RWYB competition, so if you fancy two whole days of track action with "N2O" Nightclub on Saturday evening and want to camp over for free with your mates, pack you beers and BBQ and get a weekend ticket.
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Nitro FM

Nitro FM on 96.2 will be broadcasting from start to finish of Fast Show with live track commentary, a selection of great music, interviews and chat to keep you informed and entertained throughout the day.

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Santa Pod Raceway is the UK's premier Drag Strip in the middle of England on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire. For full venue details please visit
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Mailing List

Fill out your e-mail address on the Newsletter page to receive the Santa Pod Email News Letter and you will also be entered into a monthly prize draw to win a £50 Santa Pod Raceway gift voucher.
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Police Presence

Please be aware that on the routes leading to Santa Pod Raceway, local Police will be carrying out Speed Enforcement Operations during the event and they will also be targeting other traffic offences in relation to Seat Belts, use of Mobile Phones and Illegal Number Plates etc.

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The Fast Show 2015

Read the Fast Show 2015 Report, watch the video and view photos on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.

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