Tuesday, 12 July 2011
Santa Pod F.I.A European Finals
Preparations are underway for the drag event of the year, at "the home of European drag racing" – Santa Pod's F.I.A European Finals. More than 300 incredible drag racing weapons, in 16 different classes will take part in the close-fought European Drag Racing Championship Finals, Thursday 8th-Sunday 11th September. Highlights include US drag hero, Tommy Johnson Jr. aiming for a European record and cars and bikes capable of more than 300mph in well under five seconds! Then there's Santa Pod's amazing Fireforce Jet car, naturally, 10-sec 1/4-mile diesel trucks, helicopter rides, the Royal Artillery Parachute Team (The Black Knights) dropping in Sunday, a Battle of Britain Spitfire fly-past on Friday and The Blades aerobatic display team (with ex-Red Arrow pilots) also on Sunday. And there's free camping on site and U16s get in free. If you have never been to witness this stella event firsthand, you need to! Tickets range from £20 for Friday to £32 for Saturday or Sunday, or £57 for both days, or £70 for all four. Corporate tickets are also available from £99 + VAT per head. See www.santapod.com or call +44 (0)1234-782828 for details or to book.