JapShow Finale 2017 - Sunday 1st October
With RWYB on Saturday 30th September 2017
As the 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 the country's quickest cars competing in the FWD Drag Series, Show Paddock, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Trade area, Show & Shine, Club displays, Drifting, Jet Car, Stunts, Handling Track and more!
So leave those winter wheels off for the weekend and hit the strip at Santa Pod.
JapShow 2017 - Sunday 9th July 2017
Long before JapShow Finale, the first Japanese car show of the season at Santa Pod Raceway is JapShow! View details at www.japshow.com.
What's on at JapShow Finale 2017:
Run What Ya Brung
Get your car or bike on the famous track and see what it can do!
£25 for unlimited runs on Saturday and £20 for 4 runs on Sunday, with a full performance print-out available for each run.
You will need to bring your driving licence to sign-on. Trophies for class winners. Visit the RWYB page for more info.
RWYB is open to everyone on Saturday but Japanese Cars and bikes ONLY on Sunday.
Autoglym Show Car Paddock
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!
The Show Car Paddock is FREE to enter and there are trophies and prizes from Autoglym.
Best in Show, Top 5, Best Bike, Best Retro & Judges Choice.
There's no need to pre-enter, simply turn up, park up, sign up and shine up! Space is limited and the paddock fills up quickly so be sure to arrive early.
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.
The first clubs to book for JapShow Finale 2017 are:
Celica Club UK
Elgrand Owners Club UK
Outlaw Jap Club
Subaru Impreza Owners Club
FWD Drag Series:
A championship for all front wheel drive cars including Japanese with the top cars running 8 and 9 second quarters. Full Details and list of competitors at www.fwddragseries.co.uk.
Fueltopia Barrel Sprint:
The Barrel Sprint is a cross between drag racing and drifting that challenges driver skill over all out horse-power.
Each lane has three barrels evenly placed along the track. Every driver must navigate a full 360 degrees around the barrel and over the finish line faster than their rival. Details at fueltopiabarrelsprint.com.
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.
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.
Don’t miss the 270mph, 5 second, FireForce 5 Jet Dragster, you’ll know its coming when you hear the air being torn apart by the massive turbine engine.
The Live stage will feature DJ’s, Dancers, games and giveways!
JapShow 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.
The JapShow trade village will have traders selling everything from ICE to performance parts.
Cars For Sale: If you've got a car you want to sell, park it up in the Cars For Sale Paddock, stick your phone number on the dashboard, and wait for the calls to come flooding in. It's FREE for both buyers and sellers!
Fun Fair Rides
All the fun of the fair with rides, dodgems, arcades and sideshows.
Bars & Caterers
There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink to suit all tastes and there is a cash machine in the Pod Shop.
Santa Pod Raceway:
JapShow and JapShow Finale are held at Santa Pod Raceway, the UK's premier Drag Strip in the middle of England on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire.
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.