Events

Here are the shows that are coming up in the year ahead, for those that I will be attending they are marked with a red asterix *

 

There are many events on up and down the country, these are just a small taste of the main shows I have attended and about to attend.

 

Please check the links section for the various event locations and check out there event calendars directly.

Sunday, 25th March 2012

The Fast Show at Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

The first show held at the Santa Pod raceway, including trade stands, club displays, drift acitivies, and Drag strip action.

 

It is also the first round of the Euro Sports Compact drag series, featuring the top tuned cars from European manufacturers going head to head. For more info on this racing series then visit the website directly Euro Sports Compact.

 

Also Terry Grant will be there with his stunt display, Drift displays, Nuts Miss Fast Show competition, Monster Truck, Mobile dyno, Dancing girls and the Jet car.

 

For more information on the above and ticket information, visit thefastshow.com

Sunday 1st April 2012

BTCC Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

This is not an April Fool's. This is the start of the British Touring Car championship, first round kicks off at Brands Hatch race circuit with a further 9 rounds to come held at race circuits across the UK, including Donington Park, Silverstone, Thruxton, Oulton Park and Rockingham to name a few.

 

Check out the full event list and location on the official BTCC website

Saturday, 12th May 2012*
JAPFEST! at Castle Combe, Wiltshire
The first major car show of the calendar really, held a Castle Combe race circuit, so track time can be booked for those that want to have a blast, or plenty of cars on display for those that want to show and shine.


It's the shows 10th anniverary so it promises to be the biggest and the best yet!


Visit the official website for more details Japfest 2012

Sunday, 17th June 2012 *

Japshow at Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

The first show of this series of Shows held at Santa Pod raceway, the finale of the show is held in September and follows on from the drag racing competition held at this event.

 

The Japenese car tuning scene has gone from strentgh to strentgh in the UK, and this show proves what people will go to. As well as the competition on the drag strip with the Jap Drag Series, there are Show 'n' Shine, Club Displays, Jet Car, Trade stands, Drifting and a Run What Ya Brung throughout the weekend. Also there will be entertainment for those camping, mobile dyno, handling track and much much more

 

Also Terry Grant will be there with his stunt display, Drift displays, Nuts Miss Fast Show competition, Monster Truck, Mobile dyno, Dancing girls and the Jet car.

 

For more information then visit the Jap Show website.

 

For more information on the Jap Drag series vist www.japdragseries.co.uk

 

Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th August 2012

Ultimate Street Car at Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

This has to be one of the largest Modified car shows in the UK, ran over 3 days of drag strip action with the RWYB (Run What Ya Brung) and the Euro Sports Compact drag racing series. Not only music entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights but Drift displays and rides, Autoglym Show 'n' Shine, Stunt displays, Monster truck, Club displays and camping, Freestyle Motocross, Burn Out and Flame Out competitions, plenty of ladies from Fuel, Nuts, promo girls and a Lapdance club, Funfair and a hell of alot more.

 

Don't just trust my word for it, check out the official website at Ultimate Street Car and see photos from previous events as well as ticket information and directions.

Sunday 8th July 2012

JAPFEST 2 - The Evolution at Donington Park, Castle Donington

The South version of the show has been and gone, not it's the turn of the North version of JAPFEST where the best of Japanese metal arrives at Donington Park and takes over the entire complex, including the track.

 

Club displays, Japanese Retail Village, Exclusive Jap only track time, mobile rolling road, Suzuki Swift Rally X rides, Power and Style awards and Red Dragon Racing passenger rides.

 

For more information and ticket details, visit the offical site of Japfest 2

Saturday 18th August 2012

God of the Pod incorporating Rotorstock at Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

This is the ultimate Track day event no matter what car you drive, it's aim is to find "The God of the Pod" by testing entrants performance on the drag strip and the handling track. The competition is open to everyone no matter how fast or slow your car is!

 

Rotorstock 9 is also part of the event, the annual gatthering of the Rotary Mazda owners clubs alike with club displays, RWYB and retail stores.

 

For more information then visit the offical site of God of the Pod or more information on the Mazda Rotory club then check out there site here.

Sunday 2nd September 2012

Trax Performance Car Show at Silverstone, Northants

The Ultimate performance car show and this year it promises to be bigger than ever with Live action on the circuit to the Grand Prix Circuit to the Stowe Circuit, detailing demos, Car club displays, Audio displays, Magazines and Tuners, 2012 is the year for Trax.

 

Hopefully this year I will be attending, as I have not been since 2006 and I want to see how it has grown since then, and what kind of cars are now being displayed.

 

For more information then the official site can be visited here or check your car club and find out if they are attending.

Friday, 7th to Sunday, 9th September 2012 *

JAE 2012 - Japanese Auto Extravaganza at Wickstead Park, Northants
The social event of the year for car enthusiasts, this is not just for showing off your car, its for partying the night away and getting rather tipsy. 

 

Camping for the whole weekend is a must at this event, every year it seems to get busier and outgrows the venue. I have not been for a number of years but I am certainly not missing out this year.


Your car must be Jap so no Crap! you will have to park with the normal folk, as the stands are for Japanese Machines ONLY!

 

For more information and ticket info, visit the official site of JAE 2012

Sunday 30th September 2012 *

Japshow Finale at Santa Pod Raceway, Northants

The Japshow Finale rounds off the year of large shows at Santa Pod with a Bang! The last round of the Jap Drag series also comes to a close, and the winner is crowned.

 

There are Show 'n' Shine, Club Displays, Jet Car, Trade stands, Drifting and a Run What Ya Brung throughout the weekend. Also there will be entertainment for those camping, mobile dyno, handling track and much much more

 

Also Terry Grant will be there with his stunt display, Drift displays, Nuts Miss Fast Show competition, Monster Truck, Mobile dyno, Dancing girls and the Jet car.

 

For more information then visit the Jap Show website.

 

For more information on the Jap Drag series vist www.japdragseries.co.uk