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About The FWD Drag Series

Welcome to the Front Wheel Drive Drag Series

2017 will be the 5th year of the FWD Drag Series, run over 5 events at Santa Pod Raceway. The series is designed to cater for all FWD drag racers no matter what body or engine they may choose. The FWD Drag Series is a full MSA sanctioned Championship, the racer who wins the championship will have battled and fought their way through five tough rounds, racing against the best European and Japanese cars the UK FWD scene has to offer.

The first season of the FWD Drag Series in 2013 was a huge success, it surpassed all expectations and produced some very exciting racing with many record breaking runs. Keil Priestman won the championship, Richard Batty ran the first UK FWD 8 second pass and Tom Barnes set a World Record for a New Mini. The 2014 Championship was won by Sam Bolton and Robert Johnston who raced their Tigra as a team, Richard Batty was runner-up for the second year running. 2015 saw Glenn Robson take the title with a race to spare ahead of Paul Atkinson. In 2016 Allan Duthie was champion in his first season.


About the FWD Drag Series

The FWD Drag Series at Santa Pod Raceway is the ultimate test of tuned front wheel drive cars. Drivers go head to head in drag racing competition to find the nation’s top FWD racer. Racers compete for the championship as well as the individual event wins, trophies and prize money.

The FWD Drag Series is for FWD cars from 4 to 6 cylinders, further details on the Rules & How to Enter page.

If you would like to find out more about entering the series, visit the How to Enter page where you can download the rulebook.

2017 Rounds

Round Event Date
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Sun 2nd
Apr 2017
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Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd Apr 2017
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Sun 9th July 2017
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Sat 5th & Sun 6th Aug 2017
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Sun 1st Oct 2017


2016 Racers

View racer profiles on the 2016 Racers Page.


1320go - Timing Data App:

View live timing data on your mobile phone with the 1320go App. Details on the 1320go page.

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2016 Points Standings

Driver Total
Allan Duthie 1880
Paul Atkinson 1550
James Lord 1380
Ben Dalgleish 1180
Kiel Priestman 970
Dan Frost 630
Luke Pritchard 500
Daniel Malton 240
Rob Lord 230
Stephen Fudge 210
Amy Bradley 110
Dannie Highman 110
Lee Ross 110
Pete Cole 10

View the full points table on the 2016 Points page.


2016 Race Reports:

Round 1 - The Fast Show

Round 2 - Big Bang

Round 3 - JapShow

Round 4 - Ultimate Street Car

Round 5 - JapShow Finale


2016 Round 5 WebTV Show - JapShow Finale

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