Flame & Thunder 2020
Saturday 31st October 2020
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. Watch stunt displays including Monster Trucks, Drifting and Stunt Riders. The climax of the day will be a firework display and bonfire.
Pre-Booked Tickets Only: Adult Tickets from £25 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets
All event content is subject to change or cancellation depending on Government COVID-19 guidance.
What's on - TRACK ACTION:
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.
The second jet car in the FireForce stable, returned after a 14 year absence to Santa Pod in 2019. It was the first Jet Car outside the USA to make a 5 second quarter mile pass back in 2001.
Martin Hill's Jet Dragster otherwise known as Fireforce 5 will be lighting up the quarter mile.
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.
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. (Sat & Sun)
What's On - LIVE STAGE / FREE MUSIC*
What's On - OFF TRACK
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.
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.
Before the action begins get up close to Podzilla and the other Live Action Arena acts, take photos and meet the drivers.
Monster Truck Rides
Rides will be available in the back of Red Dragon, a multi-seat full size monster truck. Passengers must be over 3ft tall.
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
What's On - Kids Entertainment
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.
Kids Halloween Disco
For anyone under 12 years. Spook-tacular Monster Party - Disco with Monster themed party games, wicked for Halloween.
A safe, friendly and exciting “Have-A-Go” two wheeled feature aimed at children aged 2 and upwards and of all abilities on two wheels. A child friendly Adventure Zone which includes balance beams, sea saws and rumble strips is created for the children to navigate their way around. Action Wheels supply a selection of bikes and safety gear that’s free to use for all ages and abilities.
Bars & Caterers
There are multiple bars and a range of caterers to suit all tastes on site at Santa Pod Raceway. View details.
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 a link to Santa Pod's partner American Motorhomes - Large High Spec Motorhomes Hire.
For just £109 + 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.
Flame & Thunder 2020 Tickets
Buy Tickets Online at www.santapodtickets.com or phone the Box Office on 01234 782828
Kids Under 16 FREE*
|Ticket Type||Pre-Booked||Gates Open||Grandstand|
|Saturday (Flame & Thunder)||£25||£35||Sat 8am||£4(adv) / £7(std)|
|Weekend||£35||£40||Fri 2pm||per day|
- All tickets are Pre-Booking Only – No tickets will be available on the gate.
- Advance 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).
- Advanced ticket prices end on the Friday a week before the event weekend at 5pm. After this time tickets will be available at standard rate with no booking fee.
- All tickets are non-refundable. All tickets are subject to availability and sold on a first come first served basis.
- Ticket prices are per person.
- * Three FREE kids per paying Adult, photo ID is required if kids look older than they are.
- Day admission is 8am till racing finishes & does not include camping.
- Camping is included within multi-day admission tickets, NOT single day tickets. Eg. Sat/Sun ticket = camping Sat night.
- NO showers are available at this time for campers.
- Any ticket upgrades made on the day will be charged the difference to full standard 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.
- For RWYB don't forget your driving Licence.
- Santa Pod Raceway offer various promotions and group discounts for 10 or more adult admission tickets to selected events. Details here.
Flame & Thunder 2019 Ticket Credit Values
Due to Flame & Thunder being severely affected by adverse weather, a credit value has been awarded to Flame & Thunder tickets. Please see adverse weather ticket policy for details.
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 on and off the track, including the Monster Trucks, Fun Fair rides and a Live Band in the bar.
At Santa Pod we pride ourselves on delivering exciting events which are good value for money and our local visitors are especially important to us. To that end, Fireworks Frenzy will take place on Saturday 2nd November 2019. This event will cater primarily for our local residents and those just wanting to come for the evening. We’ll present an exciting show of stunts and displays in the Live Action Arena, a large bonfire and a huge fireworks display. Details on the Fireworks Frenzy page.
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 & Thunder Videos & Galleries
Flame & Thunder 2019 Timetable
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