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Santa Pod Raceway

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Address: Airfield Road, Wellingborough NN29 7XA, England
Phone Number: +44 1234 782828
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We have returned to santapod for at least two events a year for 5 years now. My partner is so chilled and relaxed where as I like a bit more organisation and cleanliness. Well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Karys E
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently attended the 'Dragstalgia' event at Santa Pod, and was disgusted at the attitude of your staff. After trying to find the walkway to the other side of the track, I walked down the wrong passage, which wasn't indicated clearly as being dangerous, and nearly ended up in the pit lanes?!! One of your staff came up to me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a family day out recently. I swore I would never return after a 4 hour queue to get off the car park on a previous visit, but hubby really wanted to watch some racing. The place has certainly had money thrown at it. It now resembles a polished turd. It is dirty and the toilets were disgusting. Having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have returned to santapod for at least two events a year for 5 years now. My partner is so chilled and relaxed where as I like a bit more organisation and cleanliness. Well this event suits us both! Always on schedule unless there is a clean up or accident and always so clean and tidy. The marshals clean up... More 

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Thank Karys E
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been a regular at Pod now for some years. Even got hooked on racing myself and now am a regular at the RWYB events. At major events the food selection is good, and at all other times the café is open and to be honest serves up some ok run of the mill stuff, though be warned it does get... More 

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Thank sh223
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day here for Jap Fest, lovely atmosphere & great track action. The jet & drag cars are absolutely unbelievable. What a great day, loved every minute.

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Thank Emmsybo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could have been good a lovely hog day spoilt by young men who chose to smoke cannabis in the stands when it states no smoking allowed . Pity it is not policed a little more

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been to Santa Pod for years. Took my son to watch the racing and had a great day. The jet car is a must to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In one hectic summer around forty years ago a friend introduced me to Northampton’s various motorsports venues. Each weekend we were roaring around in his flip-fronted Ford Anglia complete with tuned 1600 X/F and wide wheels. Years later I cannot remember if Santa Pod was the first or second venue I visited. After a hiatus of nearly twenty years I... More 

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Thank MichaelJohnMichael
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Santa Pod, just outside a small Northamptonshire village is a rough diamond. The top drag racers in the world come here to smoke their way to a 1/4 mild record breaking run, but it's the same strip that any member of the public can pit their nerve and machinery against the clock and settle those 'how fast is it' arguments.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great day out for car enthusiasts. Slightly disappointed at lack of shops at the event. The stunt show was great entertainment as was watching people use the quarter mile. The jet car was amazing to watch too.

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