The Fast Show

The Fast Show 2019 - Sunday 7th April

With Saturday Night Special RWYB on 6th 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.

Fast Show 2018 Gallery, Video, Report

Read the Fast Show 2018 report below, watch the video and view photos on the Gallery.

2018 Gallery

View all photos on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.


2018 Highlights Video

Fast Show 2018 Report

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
Ross Bradley: Purple BMW E30 – Chevy V8 Twin turbo engine
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Leanne Durose: Pink Subaru Impreza WRX – Insane audio install, stunning bodywork.
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Darren Bates & Ann Gardner: Baby Blue Mk2 VW Golf – Custom interior & one-off wheels with VR6 Supercharger.
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Adam Robinson: Mazda RX7 - Red Bull Camouflage
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
Andy Boyle: White Honda Civic – Engine bay: smoothed and tucked with engine from 2003 Integra.
Show n Shine
Show n Shine
SHOW STOPPER          
Richard Lines – Sparkle white Seat Leon – Stunning! Full Vibe Black Death audio install, complete one off paintwork, full red leather interior & black Alcantara, 19” candy red centres, smoothed exterior.

There was some great racing in the FWD Drag Series with the final seeing Dan's 10.095 beating Kiel's 10.159.

FWD Drag Series Round 1
WINNER: Dan Frost
RUNNER UP: Kiel Priestman

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
Class A – FWD – 1st
Ricardo Leito / Seat Ibiza / 10.6115 @ 106.17mph
Class A
Class A – FWD – 2nd 
Kyle Gutteridge / VW Golf GTI Ed 30 / 13.5393 @ 106.80mph
Class A
Class A – FWD – 3rd
Ryan Vanderson / VW Golf GTI Ed 30 / 13.6511 @ 107.83mph
Class A
Class B – RWD/4WD – 1st
Luke Middleton / Audi S3 / 11.2793 @ 121.42mph
Class B
Class B – RWD/4WD – 2nd
Andrew Gibson / Jaguar SVR / 11.2884 @ 123.43mph
Class A
Class B
Class B – RWD/4WD – 3rd
Ged Jefferson / Mitsubishi EVO 8 / 11.5907 @ 117.62mph
Class A
Class C
Class C – Bikes – 1st
Michael Gooding / Suzuki TL 1000R Turbo / 10.2878 @ 139.53mph
Class X
Class X

Class X – Non-Road Legal – 1st
Arndt Putzmann / VW Beetle / 9.9195 @ 145.23mph

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 at a jaw-dropping 5.06 @ 308mph – a new PB!!!

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 2018; for a very impressive sixth year running!

Handling Track
Winner Dmitrij Sribnyj

Thank you to everyone who attended The Fast Show 2018.


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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

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.

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.

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.

If reports of antisocial driving reach the venue from local residents, drivers responsible run the risk of being refused admission without refund.

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