JapShow 2017Sunday 9th July at Santa Pod Raceway
With RWYB on Saturday 8th July 2017
It doesn’t matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something for everyone with the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, club displays and trade area. For those that like the louder side of life we have a variety of attractions that will not disappoint with the country's quickest Japanese cars competing in the FWD Drag Series, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Show & Shine, Drifting, Jet Car, Stunt Displays, Handling Track and more!
What's On At JapShow
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DJ Richie Don will be hosting Fuelers Bar along with guest DJs, MCs and Beatboxers.
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, simply walk up to the arena and sign on at the booth before bringing your car round.
Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts.
The Live stage will feature DJ’s, Dancers, games and giveways! Hosted by DJ Richie Don and guests.
Pod Drift Car
The revamped Santa Pod Nissan Skyline GTS drift car with driver - Michelle Westby will be performing drift demos.
A special thanks to AB Styling, Owen Developments, Corbeau Seats, Garage-D, Dyno Dynamics International. Details here.
The JapShow trade village will have traders selling everything from ICE to performance parts.
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!
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.
View photos from last year's JapShow on the Facebook Photo Gallery page.
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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.
Mobile Phone App
Enhance your visit to Santa Pod with the 1320go App which lets you view live timing data on your mobile phone. Details on the App page.
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.