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Santa Pod Raceway

Airfield Road, Wellingborough NN29 7XA, England
+44 1234 782828
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Race Car Tracks
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

So you're into your cars and bikes. What better way than to fire it up the quarter mile. Good times are guaranteed, meet some nice people, eat some hotdogs and watch some nice machinery all at once. Only petrolheads need this place in their life. It's addictive, and you can take the smell home with you.... Brilliant day or many... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

£180 a lot of money for silver package for half day drifting. Spent 1 hour and half waiting between first go, and second. Three goes in total, each a bout 6 minutes. Best bit was rides long for a tenner.

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Kent
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My husband finally got to use the gift voucher that I bought him last Christmas. I purchased the Silver drift experience which cost £199. However there was no difference between the silver and the bronze, so paying extra for that that was a waste of money! Then they ask for a tenner to lower your insurance excess; you're learning to... More

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Datchworth, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

santa pod is remarkable, while most attraction over the past decade have modernised and largely improved Santa Pod feel like your back in the 70's crap food, stinky tiolets, cracked concrete, poor facilities, really it should have been closed years ago ... be herein lies the fun - for around £18 you can watch drag racing up close - very... More

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kent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Attended Finals with my family on Sunday 7th. Parked in the one day car park as directed with hundreds of others, when we tried to leave the only exit was blocked by overly rude and officious security, letting only the main tarmac road traffic out of the venue. I saw others getting very angry, sounding horns, and nearly coming to... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great to see the top fuel cars racing at night on the Friday. The facilities have greatly improved over the last 35 years (when I first got 'the drag addiction).' Well done all staff and management. Will keep going, hopefully for the next 35 years as it always proves time and money well spent.

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Middelsbrough, Cleveland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Just been to Santapod for the third time in a year and finally thought a review is in order. I wont go into too much detail, but needless to say, if you are a bit of a petrol head and have never seen a top fuel dragster go from 0 to 300mph in under 4 seconds with approx. 8000 to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Always love going here but be prepared for bad camp site, long queue to get in and no help from the stewards if you get stuck in the mud. The racing is always good and worth putting up with the poor facilities

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband works in the motor trade and fortunately received complimentary tickets for the 2014 FIA/FIM Championship finals. Due to commitments we weren't able to attend for the whole 4 days but took our children with a couple of their friends on Sunday for the last day of racing as children under 16 enter free. We arrived early (highly recommended)... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I took my two children to a day at the European finals. There is absolutely no help for the disabled. Inspite of empty seats I couldn't buy a much needed grandstand seat as ' they are all sold for the weekend ' Unless you are totally mobile this is a wasted day. There are no disabled facilities ie seating, viewing... More

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