Santa Pod Raceway

Flame & Thunder 2021

Saturday 30th October 2021

Stunts & Drag Racing Family Firework Spectacular

Flame & Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles and experience 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel dragster along with cars and bikes from various classes of Drag Racing and plenty more action off track. The climax of the day will be a firework display.

Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone Box Office on 01234 782828

COVID-19: At Santa Pod Raceway the safety and welfare of racegoers, participants and our staff is our highest priority. To ensure our site is Covid secure, visitors will find hygiene, social distancing and safety measures around site in line with Government guidance. View the latest information regarding how the situation is affecting events at Santa Pod Raceway on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
What's on - Track Action:
Top Fuel
Top Fuel Dragsters

Your last chance to see nitro burning machines this season and experience the explosive power of what top level Drag Racing has to offer.

Drag Demos
Drag Demos

There will be Drag displays running throughout the day featuring cars and bikes from a variety of national Drag Racing classes.

Fireforce 3
Fireforce 3

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!

Fireforce 5
Fireforce 5

The Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile. Fitted with the same engine as Fireforce 3 but the lighter weight means speeds in excess of 300mph.

Firestorm
Firestorm

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.

Split Second
Split Second

Powered by a Rolls-Royce Viper Engine, the Split Second Jet Dragster driven by Julian Webb will be hurtling down the strip with explosive thrust of approximately 5000lbs!

Jet Bus
Oklahoma Willy - The Jet Bus

This 1958 VW pick up spent most of her life on a farm in Oklahoma and has undergone a total nut and bolt restoration. The Rolls Royce Viper 535 jet engine is from a fighter jet with an afterburner added to produce a maximum power output of 5000 lbs of thrust.

What's On - Off Track
Fireworks Display
Fireworks Display

As always the climax to Flame & Thunder will be a spectacular firework displays that will begin as the Fireforce Jet Car crosses the finish line.

Bonfire
Bonfire

It wouldn't be Flame & Thunder without a Bonfire. Guaranteed to warm you up.

Monster Trucks
Monster Truck - Podzilla

This mighty 10,000lbs, 1350hp monster truck driven by Garry Anderson will be crushing everything in its path.

Swamp Thing
Monster Truck - Swamp Thing
Joining Podzilla to wreak havoc in the arena is the mighty Swamp Thing driven by Tony Dixon.
Terry Grant Stunt Display
Stunt Display - Terry Grant

Multiple world record holder and professional stunt driver Terry Grant will be putting on an action packed stunt show.

Team Maximum Lock
Team Maximum Lock

All the way from Malta, Team Maximum Lock will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving and drift show.

Fun Fair Rides
Fun Fair Rides

All the fun of the fair with Dodgems, Waltzers, Arcades, Candy Floss and Sideshows. (All Days)

Token Bundles available from the Dodgems counter. 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 are non-refundable)

Ride prices: Dodgems - £4, Waltzer - £3, Sizzler - £3, Trampolines - £3, Kiddies Rides - £3.

Action Wheels
Action Wheels

A safe, friendly and exciting “Have-A-Go” two wheeled feature aimed at children aged 2 and upwards and of all abilities. Includes balance beams, sea saws and rumble strips for children to navigate their way around. Action Wheels supply a selection of bikes and safety gear that’s FREE to use.

Show Car Display
Show Car Display

A static display filled with nothing but the finest Show Cars, featuring Hot Rods and VWs through to Supercars and Big Rigs.

Mini Monster Trucks
Mini Monster Trucks
Straight from the USA to the UK are Mini Monster truck rides for kids where you get to drive a real Miniature Version of Podzilla. (All Days)
Helicopter Pleasure Flights
Helicopter Pleasure Flights

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 adult, £45 child. Book Online

Sideshows
Sideshows

There will be extra fun for youngsters with inflatables and a climbing wall. (All Days)

Event Facilities:
Traders
Traders
There will be traders at the show selling anything from clothing and stickers to polish and collectables. (All Days)
Bars & Caterers
Bars & Caterers

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. (All days)

Camping
Camping

On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page where you can also find links to Santa Pod's partner American Motorhomes - Large High Spec Motorhomes Hire.

Flame & Thunder 2020 Tickets

No Tickets Or Race Vouchers Will Be Available On The Gate, Pre-Booking Only

Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone Box Office on 01234 782828

  Adults Kids (5-15)  
Ticket Type Adv Std Adv Std Gates Open
Saturday (Flame & Thunder) £25 £35 £5 £5 Sat 8am
Weekend £35 £45 £5 £5 Fri 2pm
Grandstand (per day) £4 £7 £4 £7 N/A

Additional Information

Weekend Tickets 
Make a weekend of it with evening entertainment in Fuelers bar on Friday and Saturday, then stay on for Run What Ya Brung (RWYB) on Sunday, where the famous quarter mile is open to the public. Details at www.RWYB.com, please note the track is not open for RWYB on Saturday.

Enjoy The Evening 
Avoid the traffic queues that form immediately after the fireworks display and stay to enjoy the extended activities including Fun Fair rides.

Attractions
The advertised attractions may be subject to change. The organiser deems the right to alter these attractions without further notifications.

Flame & Thunder 2018 Photos
View photos from Flame & Thunder 2018 on the Facebook Gallery.

Flame and Thunder
Flame and Thunder
Flame and Thunder
Flame and Thunder

Flame & Thunder Videos & Galleries

Flame & Thunder 2018 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Flame & Thunder 2017 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Flame & Thunder 2016 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Flame & Thunder 2015 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery
Flame & Thunder 2014 Highlights Video, Facebook Photo Gallery

VW Breakout

Festival of Power Unlocked

Please support our partners.

Facebook
Youtube
Instagram
Twitter
LinkedIn
TikTok
Newsletter