The Ford Show

Car Show on Sunday 21st July 2024 at Santa Pod Raceway

The Ford Show is more than just your average car show, with Ford only RWYB, Show & Shine Competition, Handling Track, Drag Racing Demos, Stunt Shows, Jet Cars and everything else you could possibly imagine to make a great day out for the family and every Ford enthusiast.

From the earliest Anglias, Escorts and Cortinas, through to the latest Mustangs, Focuses and Fiestas; the best of the Blue Oval has graced Santa Pod’s famed drag strip since its earliest days. This weekend we once again pay homage to the very best of Ford's cars and of course vans! Giving you the opportunity to take your Ford down the quarter mile.

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What's On
RWYB - Run What Ya Brung

Open to Fords Only, Pre-Booking Only

The drag strip will be open for you to take your own car down the track with timing data at ETSlips!

Signing on for RWYB is now online. You will still need to visit the Sign On Office to show your driving licence and your race voucher e-ticket before hitting the track. Please note an Admission ticket is required in addition to your RWYB Race Voucher.

Sign-on costs £45 for the day with unlimited runs. More info on the RWYB page.

Prizes of RWYB Vouchers (competition details) for:

  • Best Reaction Time
  • Quickest ET (Road Legal)
  • Quickest ET (Non-Road Legal)
  • Commentator's Choice Award

If you want maximum track time then come for the weekend as there is a RWYB on the Saturday with free camping for weekend ticket holders.

If you can't wait until The Ford Show, view the full calendar of RWYB dates at Santa Pod Raceway.

Autoglym Show & Shine Competition

Open to Fords Only

If you’ve got a great looking show car, why not bring it round to the heart of the show, the Show Car Paddock, and enter the Show & Shine Competition?

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 1980s
  • Best 80s
  • Best 90s
  • Best Noughties
  • Best Modern
  • Best Modified
  • Best Muscle Car
  • Judge's Choice
Club Displays / Camping

Display the best cars that your club has to offer and book a club space today! There’s no better way to experience The Ford Show than having an allocated club area in the heart of the show! Club camping on grass is also available for those wishing to make a weekend of it!

If your club would like to attend and you have a minimum of 10 cars, please Download a Club Booking Form. The majority of your cars should be Fords. Booking deadline 5pm 5th July.

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.

The first clubs to book for The Ford Show 2024 are:

  • East Anglia’s Ford Owners Club
  • Essex RS Owners Club
  • Fezgxng
  • Ford Alliance
  • Ford Fanatics
  • Fordsport
  • Marcus Hayes
  • MK4/4.5 Focus ST Owners
  • Moving Made Performance
  • Northants Ovals
  • ST220 Enthusiasts
  • West Yorkshire Ford Culture
Ford Show Parking

No competition, no prizes, just the chance to show off your pride and joy that’s too good for the carpark. Located on hardstanding, simply ask for a Show Parking sticker on arrival. Spaces will be limited so when it’s full, it’s full.

Firestorm Jet Car

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.


Open to Fords Only

Do you reckon you've got the skills and precision to get yourself round our handling circuit? Its not just about speed, it's about driving ability and keeping a cool head! Put your skills to the test and see how you and your car get on.

Completely FREE to enter, all you need to do is show your driving licence and fill in the sign-on form. There is a trophy up for grabs, which will be presented to the day's quickest runner.

View the Sign On Procedure and Rules & Regulations.

Stunt Display
Ford Stunt Display Team

Stunt driving extraordinaire Paul Swift leads the Ford Display Team who perform live driving sequences for TV audiences & live events around the globe. You can see the team in the live action arena where they will be performing demonstrations of car ballet, drifting, 2 wheel driving and speedy parking manoeuvres.

Swamp Thing
Monster Truck

Wreaking havoc in the Live Action Arena will be the mightiest Ford on site, the Swamp Thing monster truck driven by Tony Dixon. A Ford F350 Super Duty with a supercharged methanol injected 572ci tall block, Swamp Thing was a previous Monster Jam competitor and double winner at UK Monster Truck Nationals.

Jet Mini
Modified 100e Challenge

The Blue Oval will be well-represented on the track with Round 4 of the Modified 100e Challenge. A family staple of the 1950s and 60s, they have been given a new lease of life on the road. Built to run well into the 9 second zone, these cars will take on all ST, RS and Cosworth rivals and show that you can in fact teach an old dog new tricks.

Drag Demos
Drag Demos

Cars from National Drag Racing classes will be making demonstration passes!

Live Stage
Live Stage

Supplying the soundtrack to the daytime activities will be the Live Stage with host DJ Jem behind the decks and live band Rental Radio.

Rental Radio are a brilliantly talented line-up of female and male vocals, Guitar, Bass and Drums giving you stunning renditions of your favourite anthems.


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: Autojumble is your chance to find parts for your Ford.

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. Autojumble Pitch plus Weekend Admission is £60 for 6m x 6m. Buy Online or it's first come first served on the day. No Clothing Allowed.

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)

Box Eddy
Saturday Evening Entertainment*

Fuelers Bar will be open all weekend with evening entertainment on Friday from DJ Jem and Saturday night from live band Box Eddy.

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

*Free as part of your sporting event 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

Weekend Camping
Weekend Camping

If you want to camp over with your mates, then get a weekend ticket; tents, caravans and motorhomes are all welcome.

Mega Ford Weekend!
The 19th to 21st of July is going to be a mega weekend for fans of the blue oval with three Ford events taking place over the weekend! Ford Show tickets also get you entry to Transitmania on Sunday, and weekend tickets include entry to Mustang Nationals on Saturday.

A show for enthusiasts of Ford's legendary Transit Van, modified, classic or campers.  Full Event Details

Mustang Nationals
Mustang Nationals

A horsepowered-fueled extravaganza! Paying homage to 60 years of the iconic Ford Mustang.  Full Event Details

The Ford Show Tickets
Ticket Type Price Bands
Adult Sunday (The Ford Show)
Gates open Sun 8am
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Early £26 (inc £3 booking fee)
Standard £34 (inc £3 booking fee)
Kids Single Day (5-15)
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All Price Bands £6 (inc £1 booking fee)
Kids Single Day (under 5) All Price Bands Free
  • Early Tickets end 5pm 5th July.
Ticket Type Price Bands
Adult Sat/Sun
Gates open Sat 8am
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Early £49 (inc £3 booking fee)
Standard £64 (inc £3 booking fee)
Kids Sat/Sun (5-15)
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All Price Bands £11 (inc £1 booking fee)
Kids Sat/Sun (under 5) All Price Bands Free
Adult Fri/Sat/Sun
Gates open Fri 8am
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Early £57 (inc £3 booking fee)
Standard £74 (inc £3 booking fee)
Kids Fri/Sat/Sun (5-15)
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All Price Bands £16 (inc £1 booking fee)
Kids Fri/Sat/Sun (under 5) All Price Bands Free
  • Early Tickets end 5pm 5th July.
Ticket Type Price Bands

Sunday Track Sign-On*
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All Price Bands £45
  • *Admission Ticket also required.
Ticket Type Price Bands
All Price Bands Free

The Ford Show Photos & Videos

The Ford Show 2023: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
The Ford Show 2022: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
The Ford Show 2021: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video
The Ford Show 2020: Facebook Gallery
The Ford Show 2019: Facebook Gallery, Highlights Video

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The Ford Show
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