The Fast Show

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 Report / Gallery / Video

Read the Fast Show 2017 report below, watch the video and view photos on the Gallery.

Fast Show 2017 Photo Gallery

View more photos from Fast Show 2017 on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.

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Fast Show 2017 Video Highlights

Fast Show 2017 – Report
‘The First and Best Car Show of the Year’ sure lived up to its name! You flocked in your thousands to welcome the start of the show season with one hell of a Fast Show 2017! With a weekend packed full of electrifying and exhilarating entertainment both on and off the track, there was something for everyone, everywhere you looked.

The Autoglym Show & Shine competition showcased a vibrant and varied congregation of immaculate cars with some very impressive modifications. It was a tough decision process for the judges with some very high-spec vehicles on display. Congratulations to the overall winners who were as follows:

Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Best Interior
Darren Bates & Ann Gardner - Mk2 VW Golf
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Best Exterior
Leanne Durose - Subaru Impreza WRX
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Best Engine
Ashley Gratton - Mk1 VW Golf 20VT
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Best Mod
Daniel Pritchard - MG ZR
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Judges Choice
Laura Croft – Abarth 595
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Show Stopper
Richard Lines – Seat Leon

The ¼ mile played host to some fierce and hard fought competition with the first round of the  FWD Drag Series and the RWYB competition seeing some very impressive runs on the dragstrip.

The FWD Drag Series ran on a 10 car field; Honda Civics seemed to be the weapon of choice in this first round. Paul Atkinson was our top qualifier with a notable time of 9.8728 at 150.56mph. With an astonishing 0.02 second difference semi-final, Luke Pritchard and Robert Lord were neck and neck with the final firmly in their sights! However, it was Luke Pritchard who went through to meet Allan Duthie in this year’s Round One final. At 148.66mph in 9.905 seconds, it was Allan Duthie and his Vauxhall Corsa who claimed the Winner’s trophy. Congratulations Allan, we look forward to Round Two!

FWD
FWD
FWD Drag Series Round 1
WINNER:
Allan Duthie
RUNNER UP: Luke Pritchard

Throughout the 4 classes of the RWYB competition, we ended up with positions being clinched by hundredths of a second. The results were as follows:

Class A
Class A – FWD – 1st
Daniel Murray / Vauxhall Astra Sri / 12.8094 @ 103.82mph
Class A
Class A – FWD – 2nd 
Jordan Bickerton / Honda Civic / 12.9174 @ 111.79mph
Class A
Class A
Class A – FWD – 3rd
Joe Peixoto / Audi A3 / 13.1475 @ 117.31mph
Class B
Class B
Class B – RWD/4WD – 1st
Ged Jefferson / Mitsubishi EVO 8 / 9.9427 @ 145.22MPH
Class B
Class B
Class B – RWD/4WD – 2nd
Jonathon Maw / Nissan GTR / 11.2872 @ 130.16mph
Class B
Class B – RWD/4WD – 3rd
Owen Smith / Audi RS6/ 11.3873 @ 127.35mph
Class C
Class C
Class C – Bikes – 1st
Ray Spong/ Suzuki GSXR / 9.3399 @ 145.77mph
Class X
Class X
Class X – Non-Road Legal – 1st
Lee Openshaw / Fiat Punto GT / 12.9663 @105.20mph

Fighting off some tough opponents and putting those driving skills of speed and precision to the ultimate test, Dmitrij Sribnyj in his stunning Subaru Impreza was the Winner of the first Handling Competition 2017; for a very impressive fifth year running!

Handling
Handling Track
Winner Dmitrij Sribnyj

If you blinked, you may just have missed it – Martin Hill piloting FireForce 5 certainly pulled out all the stops with his mind-blowing Jet Dragster performance, hurtling down the track in a jaw-dropping 5.07 seconds @306mph!!! The Broke FMX riders set the bar sky high in the Live Action Arena demonstrating heart-stopping stunts sprinkled with a heavy dusting of show stopping backflips! DJ Richie Don provided us with the perfect soundtrack to Fast Show 2017, featuring the fantastic South Church. With their energetic stage presence and unique talent, Bloxed Beats took to the Live Stage delivering an extraordinary performance of beatboxing gold to onlookers delight.

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended The Fast Show 2017 and hoped you enjoyed your weekend. We witnessed awesome track action with some impressive racing, whilst over in the show paddock and the clubs, we marveled at the pristine machinery on display. As usual this event attracted a huge crowd so thank you for your patience and we look forward to welcoming you back at Santa Pod Raceway soon.

Ultimate Street Car
The biggest car show at Santa Pod Raceway this year will be Ultimate Street Car. Full details at www.ultimatestreetcar.co.uk.

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