Santa Pod will be inviting students or apprentices who are part of the IMI’s 1st Gear or Accelerate communities, as well as groups from schools and colleges who use the
IMI’s Autocity resources, to enjoy the drag racing and find out more about automotive
and motorsport careers opportunities.
“Motorsport is often a key gateway for young people who later go on to become motor industry professionals; therefore we are extremely excited to have Santa Pod back onboard with our careers activities in 2014,” said IMI Careers Development Manager, Emily Hakansson.
The 2014 FIA Championship UK round takes place on May 23rd and attracts over 250 of Europe’s top drag racing teams, plus jet cars, stunts, air displays, monster trucks, traders, sideshows and Live Action Arena family entertainment. The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and National Sportsman classes plus Top Methanol, Wild Bunch, Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship
including Super Twins takes place on September 20th.
For more information about drag racing in the UK, please visit http://www.santapod.co.uk/
Check out The Institute of the Motor Industry, http://www.theimi.org.uk/