Retro Show

Sunday 9th June 2024 at Santa Pod Raceway

This static show is a celebration of vehicles from yesteryear. Honouring all things classic and retro from the 1950s through to the year 2000. Featuring Show & Shine Competition, Car Club displays, Live Action Arena, Jet Car and all-round retro entertainment. Tickets for the Retro Show include entry to Sportsman Nationals and National Drag Racing on track. Retro Show is located on grass, on the bank side of the dragstrip.

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What's On
Drag Racing

On track will be the Sportsman Nationals Drag Racing Championship round and Retro guest classes.


  • 7.60 Heads Up
  • Big Bracket
  • Nostlagia Superstock
  • Supercharged Outlaws
  • Gasser Circus
  • Modified 100e
  • Outlaw Anglia
  • Sportsman ET
  • VW Pro
  • VW Sportsman
  • Super Street Bike
  • Pro Stock Bike
  • Funny Bike
  • Comp Bike
  • Old School Stockers
  • 8.50 Bike
  • 9.50 Bike
  • ET Bike
  • Junior Bike

Show n Shine
Autoglym Show & Shine

Open to Pre-2000 Vehicles Only

Restored, modified or original… if you've got a cool retro ride that you want to show off, get it out of the car park and into the Show & Shine. It's Free to enter and open from 8am to register. Space is limited and the paddock fills up quickly so be sure to arrive early.

Trophies & Autoglym Prizes for:

  • Best of Show
  • Best Pre 70s
  • Best 70s
  • Best 80s
  • Best 90s
  • Best Standard
  • Best Modified
  • Best Engine
  • Best 2 Wheeler
  • Judge's Choice
Club Displays
Club Displays / Camping

There will be a host of specialist and mixed clubs attending the show, with retro vehicles of all kinds filling the raceway, so make sure you don't miss out.

If your club would like to attend and you have a minimum of 5 cars or bikes, please Download a Club Booking Form. The majority of your cars should be Pre-2000. Booking deadline 5pm 24th May.

Club Perks:

  • Buy 10 Get 1 Free
  • Discounted booking fee
  • Free delivery
  • An allocated club area
  • Car Club vehicle hanger

View full Car Club Information.

Fireforce 2
Fireforce 2 Jet Car

Returning to the track is Fireforce 2 - The yellow one! This was the first Jet Car outside of America to make a 5 second quarter mile pass.

Terry Grant Stunt Display
Terry Grant Stunt Display

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

Battle of Britain

The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be flying over Santa Pod Raceway with an historic WWII Lancaster on Sunday.


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

If you are a trader interested in trading at Santa Pod Raceway find Exhibitor Information here.


Buyers: Retrojumble is your chance to find rare & vintage parts for your retro ride.

Sellers: If you have a veritable scrapyard of second hand parts at home or just a handful of spares, autojumble is the place to sell. Book your 6m x 6m spot in advance online for £40 or it's first come first served on the day for £50. NO SELLING OF CLOTHING ALLOWED

Live Stage
Live Stage

The soundtrack to the days activities will come from the Live Stage hosted by DJ Grant Pinney with live band Big Phat Jukebox whom play a range of styles including Pop, Ska, and Motown.

Evening Entertainment
Evening Entertainment

For those camping over with multi-day tickets there is evening entertainment in Fuelers Bar on Saturday with live band, Major Lee and The Dukes.

Expect a heady mix of 50’s, 60’s and 70’s tunes. Put on your dancing shoes and lubricate your vocal chords so you can bop and sing-along at the party of the year.

Fun Fair Rides
Fun Fair Rides

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

Tokens available indivually or in 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 from the token counter in the middle of the fun fair and are non-refundable.)

Ride Prices (tokens): Dodgems - 5 (1 or 2 in a car), Extreme - 4, Waltzer - 4, Trampolines - 3, Kids Rides - 3. (Only Tokens, No cash will be accepted on rides)

Weekend Camping
Weekend Camping

If you want to enjoy the Evening Entertainment and camp over for free with your mates, then get a weekend ticket.

Bars & Caterers
Bars & Caterers

There are licensed bars and caterers on site selling food and drink. You can pay for items on site from our catering units and Pod Shop with contactless card payment or cash. There are cash machines in the catering area and Pod Shop. View Caterer details

Admission Includes
Sportsman Nationals
Sportsman Nationals

Sunday is elimination day on track for the National Drag Racing Championship classes, with a huge variety of race cars and bikes.

Full Event Details

Retro Show Tickets
Ticket Type Price Bands
Adult Sunday (Retro Show)
Gates open Sun 8am
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Early £23 (inc £3 booking fee)
Standard £28 (inc £3 booking fee)
Kids Sunday (5-15)
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All Price Bands £6 (inc £1 booking fee)
Kids Sunday (under 5) All Price Bands Free
  • Early Tickets end 5pm 24th May.
Ticket Type Price Bands
Adult Weekend
Gates open Fri 8am
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Early £43 (inc £3 booking fee)
Standard £53 (inc £3 booking fee)
Kids Weekend (5-15)
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All Price Bands £11 (inc £1 booking fee)
Kids Weekend (under 5) All Price Bands Free
  • Early Tickets end 5pm 24th May.
Ticket Type Price Bands
All Price Bands Free

Retro Show Photos & Videos

Retro Show 2023: Facebook Gallery
Retro Show 2022: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show Lite 2021: Facebook Gallery
Retro Show Lite 2020: Facebook Gallery
Retro Show 2019: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show 2018: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show 2017: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show 2016: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show 2015: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
Retro Show 2014: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video

Retro Show
Retro Show
Retro Show
Retro Show

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