Santa Pod hits 50
Santa Pod Raceway celebrates its 50th birthday this Easter. Europe’s first permanent dragstrip opened for business on Easter Monday 1966 at the former RAF Podington near Wellingborough, Northants. This year’s Festival of Power is held over the Easter Weekend, 25-27 March. The Bug Jam Volkswagen festival celebrates it own 40th anniversary at Santa Pod on 22-24 July.