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The Fast Show 2017 - Sunday 2nd April
With Saturday Night Special RWYB on 1st 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 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 2017 - 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 - 3 runs for £20 (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

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.

Autoglym Show Car Paddock

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.

FWD Drag Series

FWD Drag Series 2017
Round 1

Featuring the top tuned FWD cars from European and Japanese manufactures going head to head.

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Details at


Evening Entertainment


Club N2O

The "N2O" is a heated nightclub with DJs, dancers, bar, seating and free entry 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.

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.

Stunt Display
Stunt Display

Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be putting on an action packed show in the Live Action Arena.

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Jet Car Fireforce 3
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.


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.

Bass Honeys

Dancing Girls

Dancers - The gorgeous Bass Honey Dancers will be performing on stage in the "N2O" on Saturday evening and on the Live Stage on Sunday.

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.

Stunt Rider
Stunt Biker

Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts.
Fun Fair Rides

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

Live Stage

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

Drift Display

The Santa Pod Nissan Skyline GTS drift car driven by Michelle Westby will be performing drift demos.

A special thanks to AB Styling, Owen Developments, Corbeau Seats, Garage-D, Dyno Dynamics International. Details here.
Drift Car

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 RWYB Saturday, 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.
Prize Draw

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.
Speed Cameras

The Fast Show 2016

Read the Fast Show 2016 Report, watch The Video and view photos on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.

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