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
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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:
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!
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:
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!
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.