JapShowSunday 12th May 2024 at Santa Pod Raceway
With RWYB on Saturday 11th May 2024
A car show where it doesn’t matter whether you drive a modified Nissan Micra or a performance race-spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1, all Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at JapShow. Whether you like the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, car displays and trade area, or prefer the faster side of life with public Run What Ya Brung open to all Japanese cars and bikes. Whatever you like about the scene, there is something for everyone.
What's on at JapShow
The drag strip will be open for you to take your own car down the track with timing data at ETSlips!
Signing on for RWYB is now online. You will still need to visit the Sign On Office to show your driving licence and your race voucher e-ticket before hitting the track. Please note an Admission ticket is required in addition to your RWYB Race Voucher.
Sign-on costs £40 for 3 runs. More info on the RWYB page.
- Best Reaction Time
- Quickest ET (Road Legal)
- Quickest ET (Non-Road Legal)
- Quickest ET (Bike)
- Commentator's Choice Award
If you want maximum track time then come for the weekend as there is a RWYB on the Saturday with free camping for weekend ticket holders.
Autoglym Show & Shine
Japanese Cars & Bikes ONLY
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!
Show & Shine is FREE to enter and there are trophies and Autoglym prizes up for grabs for:
Spaces are limited and therefore pre-entry is compulsory and essential to secure your spot and save disappointment. All entries are subject to a selection process. Get your application in by emailing a photo and details of your car to email@example.com, the cut off closing date for entries is Friday 14th April. Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry. The organisers decisions are final and no disputes will be entered in to.
Club display and camping areas are available on a first-come-first-served basis. View further info and how to book on the Clubs page.
Terry Grant Stunt Display
Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be putting on an action packed, precision driving stunt show.
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 £20.
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.
Competition is open to Japanese vehicles only and all vehicles will be in one class together regardless of whether you’re FWD, RWD or AWD but which one will come out on top?
Entry is free, view the Sign On Procedure and Rules & Regulations.
Supplying the soundtrack to the day time activities we have Live DJ Sets with a whole host of incredible talent.
Kings of the scene Richie Don, Trokey, DTM, DJ Lies, and MC Sel on the Mic will all be providing punchy beats - rolling basslines and lyrical wizardry. Expect great music, games, giveaways, and more.
DJ Bradderz will be bringing his classic Club/Dance mixes to Fuelers Bar on Saturday night. Grab a beer, listen to some tunes and get your weekend started.
*Free as part of your sporting event weekend ticket.
An exciting line-up of weird and wonderful karts from across the UK will be racing each other out on the famous quarter mile. These crazy, motorbike engine karts have always been a crowd favourite and just seem to get quicker and quicker!
All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows! (All days)
Tokens available indivually or in bundles: Get 27 funfair tokens for £25 or 55 tokens for £50 and really keep the kids busy for hours! Each token counts as £1 when redeemed. (Tokens can be purchased via cash or card at the Central Token Box and are non-refundable.)
Ride Prices (tokens): Dodgems - 5 (1 or 2 in a car), Extreme - 4, Waltzer - 4, Sizzler - 4, Trampolines - 3, Kids Rides - 3. (Only Tokens, No cash will be accepted on rides)
If you want to enjoy the Evening Entertainment and camp over for free with your mates, then get a weekend ticket; tents, caravans and motorhomes are all welcome.
There is a licensed bar and caterers on site selling food and drink. You can pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment or cash. There are cash machines in the catering area and Pod Shop. View details.
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.
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