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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.

Tickets from £25, kids just £5 - Buy Tickets Online
Running Order: View the provisional Timetable

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What's on - Track Action
Top Fuel
Top Fuel Dragster

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

Piloting the Slick Tricks Top Fuel Dragster supported by Draper Tools will be FIA racer Susanne Callin.

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 2
Fireforce 2

Fireforce 2 was the first Jet Car outside of America to make a 5 second quarter mile pass.

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.

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.

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.
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.

Lee Bowers
Stunt Rider - Lee Bowers

Top freestyle motorcycle stunt rider Lee Bowers will be wowing the crowds with his jaw-dropping motorbike stunts and bringing along his "Fire Bike" for the night show.

Titan The Robot
Titan The Robot

8ft of Steaming Robotic Loveliness.... Titan the Robot is an intergalactic superstar who performs an array of comedy sketches and routines. The ultimate family-entertainment show. Titan’s comedic antics are adored by children and adults alike.

Ice Rink
Ice Rink

One of the most enjoyable activities to do with friends, family and your other half is to go ice skating. So wrap up warm and have a laugh with those close to you at the Flame & THunder ice rink.

Bonfire
Bonfire

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

Jet Mini
Jet Mini

Andrew Pleszko's spectacular Jet Mini will be heating up the Live Action Arena and as night falls has the honour of lighting the giant Flame & Thunder bonfire!

Fun Fair Rides
Fun Fair Rides

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

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.

Dangerous Steve
Dangerous Steve

Expect thrilling entertainment with fire and chainsaw juggling, Giant Unicycle and Ladder Balancing. There’s comedy, crazy balancing and stunts with his unique mono wheel,  blindfold riding on his trials bike and an exciting fire-juggling finale.

Historic Aero Engines
Historic Aero Engine

Historic Aero Engines will be demonstrating one of their iconic engines that has seen wartime service and this Flame & Thunder we have a Rolls-Royce Merlin Mark XX.

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.

Drift Rides
Drift Rides

Some of the country's top drifters will be giving people the opportunity to experience the sideways driving, tyre smoking art of drifting with Drift Rides available.

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

Live Band Boxeddy
Live Band

Live band "Boxeddy" will be playing in Fuelers Bar from 8pm till late on Saturday night. There will also be a Disco on Friday evening for weekend ticket holders.

Boxeddy are Northamptonshire's favourite Pop, Rock & Indie Covers Band!

What's on - Stage & Kids Activities
Magician - Matthew Garrett
Magician - Matthew Garrett

The impossible becomes possible – you won’t believe your eyes! Expect fun and frolics a plenty as professional magician Matthew Garrett hosts the Flame & Thunder stage with mesmerising shows set to make you oooh and aaah! “Absolutely Amazing!” – Derren Brown

The Black Eagles
The Black Eagles

The Black eagles are a troupe of totally stunning acrobats from Tanzania, now based in the UK. They perform an amazing acrobatic show all set to lively African music, the show progresses through a series of powerful and graceful acrobatic and dance routines. A high impact, joyful show that will have you gasping in amazement.

The Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman

Enjoy all your favourite songs from the smash hit musical The Greatest Showman with characters from the film singing and dancing on stage.

Halloween Characters
Halloween Characters

Your favourite Halloween characters will be on stage providing spooky entertainment. There’ll be lots of opportunities to meet them and have a photo or two with Harley Quinn, Joker, Maleficent and Cruella.

Monster Truck Rides
Monster Truck Rides

Rides will be available in the back of an multi-seat full size monster truck. (Passengers must be over 3ft tall)

Pit Party
Pit Party

Before the action begins get up close to Podzilla and the other Live Action Arena acts, take photos and meet the drivers.

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.
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.

Circus Whiz
Circus Whiz

An interactive circus skills workshop for all the family. Learn how to juggle, use diablos and devil sticks, spin a rope or plate, walk on pedal-gos, cups and fun stilts or just come and play.

Sideshows
Sideshows

There will be extra fun for youngsters with Inflatables, a Climbing Wall and Go Karts.

Kids Halloween Disco
Kids Halloween Disco

For anyone under 12 years. Spook-tacular Monster Party - Disco with Monster themed party games, wicked for Halloween. (4pm-6pm)

Face Painting & Crafts
Halloween Facepainting & Crafts

Nan and Van - An inspirational arty crafty weaver of tales! ‘Spooky things to make, Things to make you quiver and quake, And you can choose a face of fear, So nobody will dare come near!’ (Kids Unit 10am – 6pm)

Event Facilities
Traders
Traders
There will be traders at the show selling anything from clothing and stickers to polish and collectables.
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.

Camping
VIP/Hospitality

For just £119 + VAT per person 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.

Camping
Camping

On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to Santa Pod Raceway. View details on the Camping Page.

Flame & Thunder Tickets

No Tickets 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.

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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

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