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VW Breakout

Fri 20th to Sun 22nd May 2022

A three-day relaxed weekend VW Festival. With all the elements of the shows we all know and love! Quarter mile track action features Doorslammer Drag Racing, alongside Show & Shine, Traders, Fun Fair and Bar meaning you can enjoy the later evenings camping with friends!

Day Tickets from £22.50, Kids just £5 - Buy Tickets Online at santapodtickets.com

What's on at VW Breakout
RWYB
Drag Racing

The racing on track will be from The Doorslammers which ran in the 1970’s and 1980’s is back at Santa Pod in a bigger and better format, along with a huge prize fund.

There will be five heads-up classes along with one huge Bracket class.

View full Doorslammers Information (Sat & Sun)

RWYB
RWYB - Run What Ya Brung

VAG only RWYB. Pre-Booking Only

No matter what type of VAG vehicle you have, you can put it to the test down the world famous Santa Pod strip! (Fri Only)

Signing on for RWYB is now online via your smart phone or the PC in the Sign On Office. 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 and you can put in as many runs as you want. Full RWYB Info

Show n Shine
Autoglym Show 'n' Shine
Open to VAG Only

Restored, modified or original… if you've got a cool VW that you want to show off, get it out of the car park and into the Show 'n' Shine Paddock. (Sunday)

Autoglym prizes and trophies for:

  • Best of Show
  • Best Original
  • Best Custom
  • Best Interior
  • Best Exterior
  • Best Engine
  • Best Beetle
  • Top 3 Split, Bay & T25
  • Top 3 T4/5/6/7
  • Top 3 Water-cooled Cars
  • Best Other Air-Cooled
  • Judges Choice
  • Promoters Choice

How to Take Part:

  • Get your vehicle over to the Show Car Paddock on Sunday morning from 8am, where you will be parked up.
  • Fill in your entry form, available from the Show & Shine unit.
  • Make sure you're back in the Show & Shine area for the presentations to see if you've won.
Rust & Rat
Rust & Rat
Open to VAG Only

If you lust for rust or are partial to patina, then get your car, van or bus into the Rat line-up in the Show Car Paddock from 9am and we’ll be awarding trophies for the coolest cars out there. (Saturday)

Autoglym prizes and trophies for:

  • Best of Show
  • Best Beetle
  • Best Van
  • Best Other Air-Cooled
  • Best Water-Cooled
  • Best Interior
  • Best Custom
  • Judges Choice

How to Take Part:

  • Get your vehicle over to the Show Car Paddock on Saturday morning (from 9am… please no earlier!), where you will be parked up.
  • Fill in your entry form, available from the Show & Shine unit.
  • Make sure you're back in the Rust & Rat area for the presentations to see if you've won.
Evening Entertainment
Evening Entertainment*

A full line-up of brilliant party tunes and serious live music across 2 arenas. Whatever floats your boat, there’s bound to be something to make you boogie at VW Breakout, including live bands playing everything from Motown soul to Rock ‘n’ Roll classics and DJs spinning the very best club dance anthems.

*Free as part of your sporting event ticket.

Clubs
Clubs

There’s no better way to experience VW Breakout than having an allocated club camping area.

If your club would like to attend and you have a minimum of 10 cars, please Download a Club Booking Form. 2022 Booking Forms available from 1st December 2021

Booking deadline 5pm Tue 10th May.

Club Perks!

  • Discounted booking fee when bulk booking tickets over the phone.
  • An allocated club area for your members.
  • Car Club vehicle pass to gain entry to your club area.

Full terms & conditions can be found on the booking form and no disputes will be entered into.

Fireforce 3
Jet Car

Witness the awesome power of a Jet Car thundering down the strip. A jet engine can develop thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and a Jet Car can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed of 270mph!

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. (Sat & Sun)

Monster Trucks
Monster Truck - Podzilla

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

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.

Retrojumble
Retrojumble & Cars 4 Sale

Buyers: Retrojumble is your chance to find rare & vintage parts for your classic Vee-Dub.

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. Please phone 01234 782828 to book your 6m x 6m spot in advance for £40 or it's first come first served on the day for £50. NO CLOTHING ALLOWED

Cars For Sale Paddock: Just like the small ads, but instead of a little picture, you get to look at the whole car! Free for buyers and sellers. Just turn up on the day.

What's on - Kids Entertainment
Sideshows
Sideshows

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

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.

Kids Entertainment
Kids Entertainment

There will be plenty going on for youngsters, including a kids area with Face Painting and Ceramic Workshops, Kids Entertainers roaming around site and a Kids Disco.

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.
What's on - Event Facilities
Traders
Traders

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

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

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
Camping

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

VW Breakout Tickets

Buy Tickets Online at santapodtickets.com

No tickets will be available on the gate, Pre-Booking Only

Ticket Type Winter Saver Early
Standard Gates Open
Adult Saturday £22.50 £25 £33 Sat 8am
Adult Sunday £22.50 £25 £33 Sun 8am
Adult Weekend £55.80 £62 £76 Fri 12pm
Kids (5-15) £5 £5 £5 N/A
Kids (under 5) Free Free Free N/A
Grandstand (per day) Free Free Free N/A
Winter Saver Tickets end 31st January, Early Tickets end 13th May.

Also on at VW Breakout

Doorslammers

Transitmania

Photos

View photos fromVW Breakout 2020 on the Facebook Gallery

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