Flame & Thunder 2019
Saturday 26th October 2019
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.
TICKETS: Adult Day Tickets from £25 - Kids Under 16 FREE* Buy Tickets
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 awesome Fireforce 3 Jet Car will be thundering down the strip. The jet engine develops thrust equivalent to more than 10,000hp and can run the quarter-mile in 5 seconds with a terminal speed in excess of 270mph!
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.
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 - The Quick & The Quirky
The Fastest Shed
Fastest Shed is a motorised shed designed and built by Kevin Nicks. The vehicle has been used to break the world land speed record for sheds three times since it was built in 2015, most recently with a speed of 101.581 mph set in 2018 at Pendine Sands in Wales.
Little Tuk Tuk
This Piaggio Ape is a 3 wheeled pickup used by many in the narrow streets of Italy as a work horse. Normally, the ape produces around 5hp. This one is tuned and running around 35hp. It's the smaller brother to the famous Tuk Tuk.
What's On - LIVE STAGE / FREE MUSIC*
Superhero Dance Party
Join Spidey, Hulk and friends for lots of Superhero themed fun. Learn how to be a real Superhero and let them show you their famous dance moves. Lots of opportunities to meet them and have a photo or two.
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.
Fireflies Aerobatic Pyrotechnic Display Team
Eyes to the skies! With their sensational twilight pyrotechnic aerobatic display, FireFlies will be lighting up the skies over Santa Pod. Guaranteed to be a truly unique and unforgettable experience, these guys showcase breath-taking formation flying and aerobatic manoeuvres with the added spectacle of wingtip pyrotechnics and LED coloured lighting!
Terry Grant Stunt Shows
Multiple world record breaking stunt driver Terry Grant will be performing precision stunts in a range of cars.
Team Maximum Lock
All the way from Malta, Team Maximum Lock will be performing their synchronised, close formation driving and drift show.
FMX riders from the UK's premier stunt tour, Extreme Bike Battle will be launching into the air at high speed, throwing down huge backflip variations over massive distance.
Peugeot Jet Car
Herve Franquin's will be bringing his Peugeot 205 Jet Car all the way from France to warm up the crowds at the Live Action Arena.
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.
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.
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. (4pm-6pm)
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 2019 Tickets
Sat 26th October 2019 - Kids Under 16 FREE*
|Ticket Type||Adv||Standard||Gates Open||Grandstand|
|Saturday (Flame & Thunder)||£25||£35||Sat 8am||£4(adv) / £7(std)|
|Weekend||£35||£40||Fri 2pm||per day|
Buy Tickets Online or phone the Box Office on 01234 782828
- 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").
- Maximum single online order of 9 admission tickets. To bulk book tickets for clubs or groups you will need to phone the Box Office to place your order.
- Advanced ticket prices end on the Friday a week before the event weekend at 5pm. After this time only "print at home tickets" will be available at standard rate.
- All tickets are non-refundable.
- 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, day tickets will be sold on the gate until 4pm.
- Camping is included within multi-day admission tickets, NOT single day tickets. e.g. Sat/Sun ticket = camping Sat night.
- Any ticket upgrades made on the day will be charged the difference to full gate price.
- Parking is free.
- Certain activities incluiding Drag Racing are subject to weather and track conditions.
- Please see Essential Info page for Adverse Weather Ticket Policy and other Terms and Conditions.
- For RWYB don't forget your driving Licence.
- Caravan and Motorhome Club members get 20% discount on selected Santa Pod tickets. Details here.
- Santa Pod Raceway offer group discounts for 10 or more adult admission tickets to selected events. Details here.
Flame & Thunder 2018 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 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