JapShow Finale

JapShow Finale 2018

Sunday 23rd September - Santa Pod Raceway

With RWYB on Saturday 22nd September

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 Dragster, Stunts and more!

So leave those winter wheels off for the weekend and hit the strip at Santa Pod.


What's On At JapShow Finale

RWYBRun What Ya Brung - RWYB

Get your car or bike on the famous track and see what it can do! £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.


Show n ShineAutoglym 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 DisplaysClub Displays/Camping

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.


Drag Racing

Final round of the FWD Drag Series featuring the country's top tuned Front Wheel Drive cars and the final round of the Jap Drag Series. Details at www.fwddragseries.com and www.japdragseries.co.uk.

FWD Drag Series   Jap Drag Series


Drift Rides

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.

Drift Rides

Lee BowersLee Bowers

Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts.

Lee Bowers

Team Maximum LockTeam Maximum Lock

All the way from Malta, Team Maximum Lock will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving and drift show.

Team Maximum Luck

Jet Car

Jet Car

Don’t miss the 270mph, 5 second, FireForce 3 Jet Funny Car, you’ll know its coming when you hear the air being torn apart by the massive turbine engine.


Evening Entertainment

Evening Entertainment

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.

UV Rave Anthems Spectacular - Fuelers Bar from 8pm
Join DJ Richie Don, Brett Grey & MC Stallion spinning the very best hands in the air anthems to guarantee your JapShow Finale is the best one ever!


Live Stage

Live Stage

Enjoy the JapShow Finale soundtrack on the Live Stage, with high energy, fun & games, giveaways, MC’ing, live DJ Battles featuring DJ Richie Don, hosted by MC Stallion. Plus, check out the dance displays from Britain’s Got Talent stars and Romania’s Got Talent runner ups – Dance Dynamo’s ‘OK Worldwide’ - make sure you don’t miss the Live Stage action!

Live Stage Timetable

10:00 - DJ Brett Grey
11:00 - OK Worldwide - Dance Display
11:15 - DJ Richie Don
12:15 - Games, Giveaways & Competitions
13:00 - OK Worldwide - Dance Display
13:15 - DJ DTM
14:15 - DJ Wreckdown
14:45 - Show & Shine Presentations
15:15 - DJ Battles & Dance Display

Trade VillageTraders / Cars 4 Sale

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 RidesFun Fair Rides

All the fun of the fair with rides, dodgems, arcades and sideshows.


Japanese Bikes

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.


One of most accurate rolling roads available on the market, the V-Tech Dynamometers VT-2 evo wil be at the event, allowing you to get a full power and torque readout.

Bars & CaterersBars & Caterers

There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink to suit all tastes and there are cash machines in the Shops. View details.

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Santa Pod Raceway
Santa Pod Raceway is the UK's premier Drag Strip in the middle of England on the border of Northamptonshire and Bedfordshire. For full venue details please visit www.santapod.com.

Mailing List
Fill out your e-mail address on the Newsletter page to receive the Santa Pod Email News Letter and you will also be entered into a monthly prize draw to win a £50 Santa Pod Raceway gift voucher.

Police Presence

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.




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