Festival of Power
Friday 15th to Sunday 17th April 2022
An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Funny Cars, Jet Cars and National Drag Racing. Plus all things powerful off track including Monster Trucks, Stunt Displays and more.
Day Tickets from £27, Kids just £5 - Buy Tickets Online at santapodtickets.com
The awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Car will be thundering down the strip. The jet engine develops thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed of 270mph! (All days)
Roger Goring's state of the art Ford Mustang bodied Jet car is one of only 3 centre drive Jet Funny Cars in the world and the only one outside of the USA. (All days)
Your first opportunity to see these nitromethane burning machines this season and experience the explosive power of what top level Drag Racing has to offer. (All days)
0-240 mph in under 6 seconds! Full-bodied cars with massive engines and monster attitude. Pro Mod is the Motorsport UK British Drag Racing Championship class. (All days)
A huge variety of race cars and bikes will be competing in the first round of National Drag Racing championships. View descriptions of the various Drag Racing Classes. (All days)
- Funny Car
- Nostalgia Funny Car
- Motorsport UK Pro Modified
- Comp Eliminator
- Street Eliminator
- Outlaw Anglia
- Super Pro ET
- Pro ET
- Sportsman ET
- Super Comp
- Super Gas
- Junior Dragster
- VW Pro
- VW Sportsman
This mighty 10,000lbs, 1350hp monster truck driven by Garry Anderson will be crushing everything in its path. (All days)
Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be putting on an action packed, precision driving stunt show. (All days)
What's on - Variety Marquee
The Variety Marquee will host a mix of different performers, who will take to the stage throughout the weekend, so step inside our big top, take a seat and watch the family friendly entertainment this Festival of Power.
The Classic Strait Jacket and Chain Escape: This is a true street theatre classic. A family show with a strait jacket and chains escapology finale, and plenty of laughs along the way.
The Plastic Fantastic Show: A genuine up-grading of the escape style show. Marvel as Gareth is manually wrapped in 100m of multi-purpose cling film and gasp as he is sealed from head to toe. With his life in the hands of the audience, Gareth attempts the seemingly impossible escape! (Fri & Sat)
Our virtuoso violinist combines madcap comedy with superb musicianship. Watch Sid and his audience compete, argue, ridicule and seduce their way through the most popular works from across centuries, turning classical performance on its head with Sid's hilarious spontaneous comedic antics. (Sat)
A trials stunt team consisting of two of the best stunt riders in the world! The show includes numerous obstacles on which the riders demonstrate their high level of skill, balance and technical control of their motorcycles. 15ft jumps up vertical walls, drop offs and interactive stunts wil amaze and entertain. (All days)
All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows!
Token Bundles - Get 27 funfair tokens for £25 or 55 tokens for £50 and really keep the kids busy for hours! Each token counts as £1 when redeemed. (Tokens can be purchased via cash or card at the Central Token Box and are non-refundable.)
Ride prices: Dodgems - £5, Waltzer - £4, Sizzler - £4, Trampolines - £3, Kiddies Rides - £3. (No cash will be accepted on rides – tokens only.)
If you have always wanted to fly in a helicopter then this is your chance with Pleasure Flights around the raceway site available. Weather permitting. £49 per person, adult or child. (Sat & Sun)
Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. See the 2Seater page for how to book a ride.
Transformers comes to life as Bumblebee makes a visit to Santa Pod, so make sure to get your photo taken with him as he wanders through the pits. Autobots, roll out! (All days)
For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar each night with live bands on Friday and Saturday. (Fri & Sat)
Friday: Pure Genius - Energetic party band
Saturday: Thems The Brakes - Rock covers band
There will be traders at the show selling anything from clothing and stickers to car parts and collectables.
If you are a trader interested in trading at Santa Pod Raceway find Exhibitor Information here.
There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink. Cash machines are in the Shops but please be ready to pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment rather than cash. View Caterer details.
On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page.
Come along and enjoy the VIP experience including lunch and balcony viewing. Don't worry if you've already booked your tickets, you can still upgrade for a great day out or a gift.
More information on the Hospitality pages.
No tickets will be available on the gate, Pre-Booking Only
|Ticket Type||Winter Saver||Early
|Adult Friday||£27||£30||£40||Fri 8am|
|Adult Saturday||£27||£30||£40||Sat 8am|
|Adult Sunday||£27||£30||£40||Sun 8am|
|Adult Fri/Sat||£54||£60||£80||Fri 8am|
|Adult Sat/Sun||£54||£60||£80||Sat 8am|
|Adult Fri/Sat/Sun||£76.50||£85||£110||Fri 8am|
|Adult Fri/Sat/Sun + Thu Arrival||£81||£90||£120||Thu 8am|
|Kids (under 5)||Free||Free||Free||N/A|
|Grandstand (per day)||£5||£5||£8||N/A|
|Winter Saver Tickets end 31st January, Early Tickets end 8th April.|
Only Grandstand seats in rows 1-80 will be available to purchase initially. Due to the storm damage sustained to the grandstand after our last event, the remainder of the grandstand will be closed until further notice.
- All tickets are Pre-Booking Only – No tickets will be available on the gate.
- Postage option for tickets ends ONE week before the event starts. After this time only "print at home tickets" will be available.
- Kids Tickets (5-15) are £5 for Day and Weekend tickets. All kids pay full price for Grandstand tickets.
- All ticket orders are subject to a booking fee of £2 per ticket and postage fee of £3 per order (£6 recorded, no postage fee on "print at home tickets").
- All tickets are non-refundable. All tickets are subject to availability and sold on a first come first served basis.
- The option of Ticket Insurance via TicketPlan is available when you purchase your tickets.
- Ticket prices are per person.
- Kids tickets - Photo ID is required if kids look older than they are. Kids under 5 are free.
- Day admission is 8am till racing finishes.
- Camping is included within multi-day admission tickets, NOT single day tickets.
- Any ticket upgrades made on the day will be charged the difference to full gate price.
- Parking is free.
- Certain activities including Drag Racing are subject to weather and track conditions.
- No Glass! No Pets! No Fireworks! No Chinese Lanterns! No Drones! view full Essential Info.
- Please see Essential Info page for Adverse Weather Ticket Policy and other Terms and Conditions.
- Santa Pod Raceway offer various promotions and group discounts for 10 or more adult admission tickets to selected events. Details here.
Festival of Power Photos & Videos
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Festival of Power 2019: Facebook Photo Gallery, Highlights Video
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