JapShow FinaleSunday 3rd October 2021 - Santa Pod Raceway
With Saturday Night Special RWYB on Saturday 2nd October 2021
As the car show season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in. We have something for everyone with Show Paddock, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Trade area and more! So leave those winter wheels off for the weekend and hit the strip at Santa Pod.
Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone Box Office on 01234 782828
At Santa Pod Raceway the safety and welfare of racegoers, participants and our staff is our highest priority. To ensure our site is Covid secure, visitors will find hygiene, social distancing and safety measures around site in line with Government guidance. View the latest information regarding how the situation is affecting events at Santa Pod Raceway on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
What's On At JapShow Finale
Run What Ya Brung - RWYB
Japanese Cars & Bikes ONLY
Get your car or bike on the famous quarter mile and see what it can do! £35 for unlimited runs on Sunday, with a full performance print-out available for each run.
New Signing On Procedure!
All signing on for RWYB will be processed through our new ticketing system online on your smart phone or in the Sign On Office. All signing on is on a first come first served basis. Please note you still need to visit the Sign On Office to show your driving licence and present your e-ticket before hitting the track.
If you want maximum track time then come for the weekend as there is a RWYB on the Saturday open to everyone and free camping for weekend ticket holders. Japanese Cars and Bikes ONLY on Sunday.
Our RWYB Competition returns! If you’re in the need for speed, don’t miss out on the opportunity to be the winner of your RWYB Class Trophy and have all the bragging rights!
Visit the RWYB page for more info and Competion classes!
Autoglym Show Car Paddock
Japanese Cars & Bikes ONLY
Whether you've got a classic or modified Jap show car, if it's something special, make sure you enter it into the Show Car Paddock. Don't leave it in the main carpark where no-one will see it, get into the show and get noticed!
It's FREE to enter and open from 8am to register. Space is limited and the paddock fills up quickly so be sure to arrive early.
Trophies and Autoglym prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
Best in Show
All the way from Malta, Team Maximum Lock will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving and drift show.
Powered by a Rolls-Royce Viper Engine, the Split Second Jet Dragster driven by Julian Webb will be hurtling down the strip with explosive thrust of approximately 5000lbs!
Some of the quickest "Compact" cars in the UK will be competing in a new style Shootout at JapShow Finale.
Open to FWD, RWD and 4WD cars with 4, 5 or 6 cylinder engines and rotaries.
Entries limited to 20 cars qualifying for a 16 car elimination ladder.
JapShow Finale Shootout Entries
Club display and camping areas are available on a first-come-first-served basis. For booking enquires call 01234 782828, the first clubs to book get pitch priority. View further info on the Clubs page.
If you don’t fancy thrashing your own car then don’t worry because we have someone else here willing to take you for a ride in theirs. This is your opportunity to experience some real exhilarating sideways action with a pro drifter for just £10.
If you are interested in trying drifting for yourself then Santa Pod holds regular Drift What Ya Brung days, full details are at www.DWYB.co.uk.
Weekend ticket holders not only get to make the most of two days of Run What Ya Brung but can also enjoy evening entertainment in Fuelers bar on Saturday night along with free camping, licensed bar and caterers.
DiscoRocks DJ's will be behind the decks ready to mix up almost any genre of music to keep the crowd dancing and shouting for more.
JapShow Finale also welcomes two wheeled Japanese machinery with a RWYB Bike class and a Show & Shine Bike trophy being awarded. Also look out for some drag bike demos on the track.
Fun Fair Rides
All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows.
Token Bundles available from the Dodgems counter. Get 27 funfair tokens for £25 OR 55 tokens for £50 and really keep the kids busy for hours!Each token counts as £1 when redeemed. (tokens are non-refundable)
Ride prices: Dodgems - £4, Waltzer - £3, Sizzler - £3, Trampolines - £3, Kiddies Rides - £3.
Bars & Caterers
There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink. Cash machines are in the Shops but please be ready to pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment rather than cash. View details.
JapShow Finale 2019 Gallery
View photos from JapShow Finale 2019 on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.
The RWYB competition saw some exhilarating competition throughout the classes; we witnessed full throttle action as an array of Japanese cars flew down the track at some impressive speeds. The winners of the RWYB classes are as follows:
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Santa Pod Raceway
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 www.santapod.com.
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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.