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BMW SHOW 2016

Sunday 19th June 2016 at Santa Pod Raceway
with RWYB Saturday 18th June 2016

The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway will be back for 2016 with a new summer date and all BMWs are welcome- race cars, show cars, modern, retros, classics, new minis and BMW bikes.

BMWs have all the right elements to make great drag and drift cars. Powerful engines, rear-wheel drive and stable handling all add up to unbeatable straight-line and sideways fun. It's no wonder so many BMW owners are hooked on Run What Ya Brung and Drift What Ya Brung events at Santa Pod Raceway. It's for this reason that Santa Pod introduced an event exclusively for BMW owners, where the track is open only to Bavaria's finest. Camping is available to all those that wish to stay for an extra day of fun at the Pod with RWYB on Saturday and music in Fuelers bar on Saturday night plus fun fair rides.

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BMW Show 2015 Highlights Video:

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BMW SHOW will feature:

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RWYB
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Run What Ya Brung (BMWs only)

Get your car out on the famous ¼ mile for just £25 for UNLIMITED runs on the track! Full performance print out for your runs.

All vehicles that run during the day are put into classes and there are trophies for the quickest in each class.

Classes:

  • 1 Series (E87, E81, E82, E88, F20, F21)
  • 2 Series (F22, F45)
  • 3 Series (E21, E30, E36, E46, E90, F30)
  • 4 Series (F32, F33, F36)
  • 5 Series (E12, E28, E34, E39, E60, E61, F10, F11, F07)
  • 6/7 Series (E24, E63, E64, F12, F13, F06, E23, E32, E65-E68, F01, F02)
  • I Series - i3 and i8
  • M Series - Naturally aspirated
  • M Series - Forced Induction
  • X Series
  • Z Series
  • BMW Minis
  • Bikes
  • Overall Quickest BMW
 

RWYB

Thorney

RWYB prizes and trophies supplied by Thorney Motorsport. Remaps for winner of each class and Powerflow exhaust for overall winner.

To enter the RWYB, simply enter on the day. You will need to bring your normal road driving licence to enter. Drivers of soft-top vehicles and those doing 110mph+ at the finish line will need a crash helmet. More details on the RWYB page.

If you want maximum track time then come for the weekend as there is a Saturday Night Special RWYB on the Saturday with the track open late and free camping for weekend ticket holders.

 

Saturday Night Special

If you can't wait until BMW Show, visit www.RWYB.com for a full calendar of RWYB dates at Santa Pod Raceway.


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Show
Show & Shine
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Autoglym Show & Shine Competition (BMWs Only)

Got a sweet BMW show car? Whether it's a concours classic, or a modern modified monster, you are welcome to park up in the Show Car Paddock. There’s no need to pre-enter, and anyone with a BMW can enter on the day for FREE.

  Show n Shine

Autoglym prizes and trophies for:

  • Best Of Show
  • Top Five
  • Best New Mini
  • Best Bike
  • Judges Choice

Don’t leave your car in the carpark where nobody can see it, get it round to the show & shine area, located behind the grandstand and you might be going home with a trophy.

  1. Don’t forget to register your entry when you arrive in the show & shine area, registration is FREE.
  2. Space is limited and the paddock fills up quickly so be sure to arrive early.
  3. Attend the presentations to find out if you have won.

Please remember this isn’t a concours show, so we won’t be knocking off points for non-original brake pads, but we will be choosing cars on what we like the best purely on look and overall condition.


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Clubs
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Club Displays / Club Camping

All BMWs welcome, classic and modern, race cars, retros, show cars and BMW bikes! To book a club stand you will need at least ten vehicles, then call 01234 782828. Club camping is also available, so why not stay for the weekend? Details on the Clubs page.

The first clubs to book for BMW Show 2016 are:

  • BabyBMW.net
  • BM-Dubz
  • BMW Club
  • BMW 1 Series Forum
  • BMW Car Club GB Central
  • BMW E39 Club UK
  • BMW E9X Owners Club UK
  • Essex E30 Collective
  • Rust Rash Flyers
  • Strictly E34 Zone

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Handling
Show & Shine
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Handling Circuit

The Handling Circuit will be here, bigger and better than ever before!  It’s perfect  for people to test their driving skills not just their straight line speed! Put your driving ability to the test, or compete against your mates. The Handling Circuit will be FREE but you will need to fill in a disclaimer form and present a full driving licence. Full details on the Handling Circuit Page.

 

Thorney

All vehicles that run during the day are put into classes and there are trophies for the quickest in each class.

Classes:

  • 1 Series (E87, E81, E82, E88, F20, F21)
  • 2 Series (F22, F45)
  • 3 Series (E21, E30, E36, E46, E90, F30)
  • 4 Series (F32, F33, F36)
  • 5 Series (E12, E28, E34, E39, E60, E61, F10, F11, F07)
  • 6/7 Series (E24, E63, E64, F12, F13, F06, E23, E32, E65-E68, F01, F02)
  • M Series – Naturally aspirated
  • M Series – Forced Induction
  • X Series
  • Z Series
  • BMW Minis
  • Overall Quickest BMW

Handling prizes and trophies supplied by Thorney Motorsport. Remaps for winners of each class and Bilstein suspension kit for overall winner.


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drifting
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Drift Passenger Rides

If you want the ultimate sideways fix, why not hop in with one of our experienced drifters, who will give you the ride of your life for a mere £10! Feel the g-force of these high-powered cars and get the best seat in the house for a smoky trip around the drift track. Simply visit the drift team at the drift track to register.

  Drift Rides

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drifting
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Drift What Ya Brung Session (BMW-only)

BMWs make great drift-machines, so if you’ve got a bit of spare tread on your tyres and would like a taste of over-steer, why not have a crack at our “drift what ya brung” taster session?

  DWYB

Simply bring your driving licence and car along to the drift track for a few minutes smoking your tyres under the direction of experienced drifters. Spaces are limited, so get in line in plenty of time for your turn. (Time TBC, £10 for 10 mins.)

Take a look at www.DWYB.co.uk for Drift What Ya Brung dates and full info.


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Jet Car
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Jet Funny Car

With a sound like thunder and 20ft flames spewing out the back of this 270mph monster, you won’t be able to miss the Fireforce Jet Car if you tried.   Jet Car

Keep your eyes peeled for other spectacular dragsters from national drag classes out on track too.


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Live Stage
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Live Stage

The Live Stage is hosted by car show king: DJ Richie Don and team 'Bass Box' who will bring their unique sounds of bass, rhymes, dance, and party classics, with beat boxers, hosts, and MC's to tantalize your eyes and ears all day long.

 

Bass Box

DJ's proving the BMW Show soundtrack will be: Richie Don, DJ DTM, Wreckdown, DJ Shabz, Jason P, Just Jay. We have Mic B Sounds, and Subsonic Beatboxers creating incredible sounds using just their mouth and throat! No drum machines, computers, or electronic assistance at all. This has to be seen to be believed. MC & Hosts are MC Stallion, MC Skila and Biffa D. Also take part in games and grab one of our giveaway CD's.


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traders
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Traders

There will be a range of traders selling everything from ICE to performance parts.

Cars for Sale Paddock

If you've got a car you want to sell, park it up in the Autotrader Cars For Sale Paddock, stick your phone number on the dashboard, and wait for the calls to come flooding in. Whether you're buying, selling or browsing, this is the best way to shift cars at the show. And the best bit.? It's FREE for both buyers and sellers!


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Weekend
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Come For The Weekend

Arrive on Saturday and enjoy two days of RWYB track action. Camping is free for weekend ticket holders. Saturday night entertainment in Fuelers bar is from Team Bass Box:

Team Bass Box Presents a Bass extraveganza, with the highest energy, Live MC's and DJ Battle action in the Fuelers arena: Dance the night away before the Super Sunday, with the superior sounds normally only found at festivals!

  • DJ's - Richie Don, DTM, Just Jay, Dave Elsey)
  • MC's - Stallion, Skila, Biffa D
 

Bass Box


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Santa Pod Raceway
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Santa Pod Raceway

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

  Santa Pod Raceway

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Fun Fair Rides
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Fun Fair Rides

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


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Drift Triking
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Drift Triking

Drift Triking is a new, up and coming sport to the UK. They're a mixture between Go-Karts and Trikes with 50cc motors and speeds of up to 30mph. Are you ready for extreme sideways fun!


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Caterers
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Bars & Caterers

There are licenced bars and caterers on site selling food and drink to suit all tastes and there is a cash machine in the Pod Shop.


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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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BMW Show 2015

Read a report from BMW Show 2015 including who won the Show n Show and RWYB trophies, and watch the video on the 2015 Report page, view photos from last year on the 2015 Facebook Gallery.

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