MSA/ACU APIRA Springspeed Nationals (Drag Racin)

Starts Sat 29 Apr 2017 10:00, Finishes Mon 01 May 2017 17:00

The tough and sometimes ultra competitive world of UK National Championship Sportsman drag racing makes a welcome return for the eighth annual Springspeed Nationals presented by the Avon Park International Racing Association. Featuring a colourful mix of powerful looking wild machines the Springspeed Nationals plays host to round 2 of the coveted National Championships as teams and racers converge on the Warwickshire quarter mile drag strip to compete in a mouth watering selection of classes taking in two days of intense qualifying before the completion of race day eliminations on Bank Holiday Monday really hots up. 

Everything from super fast Super Pro dragsters, altereds and doorslammers through to the Sportsman categories will be hitting the strip in the only way they know how - FAST! So excitement will be guaranteed. In the bike ranks, teams who make up the ACU/UK Drag Bike Series will be busy with there 1000 horsepower monsters and 190 mph plus Super Street Bikes. The Super Twin classes and Junior Drag Bike series will also be in action.

Photos courtesy of Peter Donaldson

Expected classes to be included in the Springspeed Nationals programme include Super Comp, Super Gas, Super Street, Super Pro, Pro ET, Sportsman ET, Lucas Oil Junior Dragster, VWDRC, Wild Bunch, Top Speed Automotive Street Eliminator and Outlaw Anglia. Bike classes to include ACU Funny Bike, Pro Stock, Comp Bike & Super Street Bike, plus 8.50 Bike & 9.50 Bike, Super Twin classes and Junior Drag Bike all packed into two days of qualifying (Sat/Sun) and eliminations on Bank Holiday Monday. Qualifying and racing commences at 10.00 am each day.

Pricing Info

Organiser: Shakespeare County Raceway
Phone Number: 01789 720180 or 01789 414119


  • Sat Gate £15.00 - Advance £13.00
  • Sun Gate £20.00 - Advance £18.00
  • Monday Gate £20.00 - Advance £18.00
  • Two Day Gate £35.00 - Advance £33.00
  • Weekend Gate £40.00 - Advance £38.00

*All admission prices are correct at this time.

  • All ticket prices are per person.
  • All tickets are non-refundable.
  • Please see Ticket Information on the Events page for Refund Entry System.
  • All major Credit Cards accepted.
  • Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult.
  • Free overnight camping with the purchase of a Weekend Ticket.
  • All Day Catering & Bar Facilities.
  • Evening Entertainment & Bar.
  • Free Grandstands & Pit Entry.
  • On site Showers & Toilets.

Gates open Friday. Track opens from 10.00 am all three days until 5.00 pm subject to track and weather conditions permitting.

All information and admission details are correct at this time. Please drive carefully. See you at the strip!


Shakespeare County Raceway
Long Marston Airfield
CV37 8LL