NITRO DRAG RACING RETURNS TO SANTA POD
The crackle and bark of blown fuel drag racing ricochets once more around Santa Pod Raceway next weekend (11-13 September). Fans starved of nitro’s sensory spectator experience will have their patience rewarded as Top Fuel Dragsters and Funny Cars return to action for the first time in a year.
Susanne Callin – Top Fuel Dragster – 2019.
traditional evening twilight session, which sees fuel cars visually and audibly
at their most spectacular, will feature a novel match-race pitting the
Nostalgia Funny Cars against their modern-day counterparts, an old-versus-new
contest with David-and-Goliath overtones.
Accordingly, spectator numbers are limited and all tickets must be booked in advance, online at santapodtickets.com or by telephone at 01234 782828. There will be no ticket sales on the gate. As usual, under-16s are admitted free (up to three per paying adult) and socially-distanced overnight camping is also free.
NOT The European Finals takes place at Santa Pod Raceway, near Wellingborough (NN29 7XA) from Friday 11th to Sunday 13th September. Full event information is available online at santapod.co.uk/nottheeurofinals.php. Sunday’s fuel car runs will finish by 4pm, allowing families to head home in time for a school start next day.
Fingers in ears, please, and hold on to your hats. It’s getting fast, furious and loud again at Santa Pod.
[ Pictures: Scott Gay / Santa Pod ]