Santa Pod hosts over 50 events including: National drag race meetings, modified car shows, VW Beetle & Camper festivals, Japanese performance car events, retro & classic car events, Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) and Drift What Ya Brung (DWYB) public track days. Enjoy VIP / corporate hospitality and fantastic family days out in the heart of England (on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire) and see Top Fuel Dragsters, Jet Cars, Rocket Bikes, Monster Trucks, Drifting, Stunt Displays and much more.
For full information on Santa Pod Raceway events and the venu including Facilities, Accesablity and FAQs please visit www.santapod.com.
Essential Information for Santa Pod Visitors
WARNING TO THE PUBLIC - MOTOR SPORT CAN BE DANGEROUS
Despite the organisers taking all reasonable precautions, unavoidable accidents can happen. Please comply with all instructions of marshals and notices and remain in permitted areas only. THEY ARE CONCERNED WITH YOUR SAFETY.
Please observe the following rules to ensure that your weekend and that of all our other visitors is safe and enjoyable.
- 10 MPH SPEED LIMIT EVERYWHERE ON SITE
Except for the drag strip of course! Please watch your speed when driving on-site and keep to the roads. There are many people walking around especially young children.
- NO GLASS ON SITE
No glass bottles, jars etc allowed on site. This is for you and your car's safety and especially for those in the camping areas.
The water supply and reserves have been vastly improved on site in recent years. Drink it, clean with it but PLEASE don't waste it!
Please remember noise from the racing, especially drag cars and exhibition vehicles, including the Jet Car, can be loud. Please wear ear protection at all times in close proximity of the track, especially children. Ear protection can be purchased from the Santa Pod Shop or the Merchandise Trailer.
- NO TRESPASSING
Do not trespass onto any of the adjoining private fields or woods. Any persons found on adjoining property will be evicted off the site immediately.
Absolutely no open fires allowed. Only contained fires, raised off the ground are permitted. Anyone found to be collecting wood from Santa Pod or adjoining private land will be ejected from the event.
Barbecues are welcome but must be off the grass, on something safe. After use let them cool properly and please dispose appropriately.
- NO PETS
No dogs or pets of any kind are allowed on site for any reason (Explanation here).
- NO CHINESE LANTERNS
Chinese lanterns are not permitted at Santa Pod Raceway as they are a fire hazard, anybody caught releasing Chinese lanterns will be removed from site.
- NO FIREWORKS
No Fireworks of any kind are not permitted on site.
- ADVERSE WEATHER TICKET POLICY
In case of certain events being severely affected by adverse weather, please retain your ticket as a credit value may be attributed to your ticket. Full details on the Adverse Weather Ticket Policy page.
- NO UNLICENCED VEHICLES
No quad bikes, mopeds or any other unlicensed motorised vehicles are allowed on site.
- N0 INDEPENDENT SOUND SYSTEMS
Independent sound systems are not allowed on site. Any music should be played at a reasonable level and all music should be switched off at 11PM.
- FIRST AID
Medical assistance can be found at the Medical Centre, located at the bottom of the concrete ramp down the bank.
Security will be on site at all times throughout the event to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable time. Their instructions must be followed at all times. Please contact them in any emergency.
- TICKET OFFERS
All offers and discounts are to be used individually and are not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.
- CHILDREN CAMPING
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult if staying on site over night.
No parking on any roadway - park only in the camping or parking areas and in accordance with the instructions of the parking marshals.
- DRIVING CURFEW
No driving around the site after 9PM.
Please dispose of your litter in the refuse sacks provided and/or in the clearly marked bins throughout the site.
Please bring only essential valuables and do not leave them in tents or on display in cars.
Please note and read the racing disclaimer on the rear of your entrance ticket.
- RESTRICTED AREAS
Never enter restricted areas, even if it looks safe.
- DANGEROUS DRIVING
No stunts, burnouts or donuts in roadways or campsites, any persons found doing so will be evicted off the site immediately.
- NO DRONES
No unauthorised aerial drones of any kind are permitted over the site.
- DRUGS & ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES
Santa Pod Raceway does not condone the dealing in or use of illegal substances; if it’s illegal in the UK it’s also illegal within Santa Pod Raceway. Santa Pod security will take an active role monitoring for drug dealing and will work in full co-operation with Bedfordshire Police. Anyone found in possession of illegal substances or any other items which the organisers consider offensive or dangerous will have those items confiscated and the carrier will leave themselves liable for eviction from site. Anyone found in possession of larger quantities will be detained and dealt with by the police.
- OUTSIDE OF EVENTS
Outside of event opening times the raceway is a construction site. Certain areas are dangerous, if you choose to leave the campsite or car park areas, you do so entirely at your own risk.
- FREE WIFI
Free wifi access is available in the Cafe next to the Pod Shop.
Trakbak Racing Limited reserves the right to vary or amend these rules at any time without prior notice and to remove any visitor from site who does not observe these rules at any time without compensation.
All of us at Santa Pod hope that you have a safe and enjoyable visit to the Raceway. Please let us have any ideas or suggestions you think might make your future visits better.
PLEASE DRIVE CAREFULLY THROUGH THE SURROUNDING VILLAGES.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please ensure all your valuables are carried with you or locked securely out of sight in your vehicle.