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Visitor Info

The UK’s premier Classic Ford event will be taking over Santa Pod Raceway again in 2018!

The Classic Ford Show takes place at Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants NN29 7XA. As Santa Pod Raceway is in a rural location, there are no direct links to public transport. Wellingborough is the nearest town and taxis can be found outside the train station. 

With thousands of the best old school Fords in Britain on display, from standard, tuned and modified cars, the Classic Ford Show has something for every blue oval fan. You can expect a whole day of Ford action on the famous Santa Pod drag strip including RWYB, stunts and demos from the best in the business, and your favourite features old and new.

Show Opening Times

Public: 9.00am – 5.00pm 
Club: 6:30am - 5:00pm

Camping Opening Times

12.00pm – 10.00pm 

Saturday access for camping is from 12:00, last entry for camping is 10:00pm. Entertainment and bar closes at midnight.

If you arrive before 12:00 on Saturday 3rd June you will need to pay for a Santa Pod RWYB entry ticket priced at £10 per person in addition to your weekend ticket.

Ticketing Information

Public Entry Tickets

Advance Day Tickets - £20

Day Tickets On The Gate - £25

Two children aged 14 and under go FREE with each paying adult. Additional children are £5 each.

Individual Display advanced tickets: £2

Individual Display tickets on the gate: £5

Advance tickets close midnight Saturday 2nd June before the show. 

*All orders will be subject to a £2.00 booking fee.

Camping Tickets

Advanced weekend tickets with Saturday night camping included: £27

On the gate weekend tickets: £35 

On the gate camping tickets are priced at £10 per person, this does not include entry to the Sunday show, a camping ticket must be purchased in conjunction with a show ticket unless you are already in possession of a show ticket. 

Weekend tickets do not include child camping, this will need to be purchased on the gate at £10 each – under 5’s go free.

Run What Ya Brung Tickets







From 09:00

17:30 – 20:00




From 08:30

09:30 – 17:00


4 Runs

Tickets are available to purchase on the day only at the sign-in office. Both sessions are FORD only. Passenger tickets can also be purchased on the day for £10. Drivers will be required to show their full UK (or other EU state) driving licence. Tickets are valid all day. 

Disabled Visitors 

As part of our commitment to make the Classic Ford Show accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with 1 free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA). You will need to provide a copy of your most recent Personal Independence Payment form (PIP) showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.


Parking is free at Classic Ford Show, the marshals will direct you on your arrival.

We've pulled together our most commonly asked questions, just CLICK the buttons below.

If your question is not answered please call us on 01959 541444 and we will endeavour to resolve this as quickly as possible for you. 

Question Answer

What time does the show open?

Gates are open to the public from 09:00 and closes at 17:00.

Will there be a cash point on site?

Yes, there are TWO cash points at Santa Pod. One is located near the Fuellers Bar in the catering area, and the second is located in the Pod Shop. 

Are credit cards accepted on the gate?

Yes, credit cards can be used on the gate

Is the event solely for Fords?

Yes, it’s a show purely for all classic Ford cars dated pre - 1998

Can I bring my pet?

To comply with the venues rules. No animals are allowed on site, apart from guide dogs. 

Is there a bar on site?

Yes, alcohol is sold on site from Fuelers bar

Are there food units on site?

There are many food units and a permanent on site cafeteria open throughout the day.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes you can bring food and drink into the venue, but glass bottles are not permitted and will be conviscated at the main entrance.

Will there be someone taking photos of the cars for me to purchase on the day?

Yes there will be a track photographer and also entry photographers on site. More information will be available soon on our website.

Are BBQ’s allowed on site?

Yes, charcoal BBQ's are allowed in the campsites. No BBQs of any kind are allowed on Club Stands. Open fires are not allowed and you will be asked to extinguish by security.

Are there any concessions for people with disabilities?

As part of our commitment to make Classic Ford Show accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with one free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA). You will need to provide a copy of your most recent PIP form showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.

Question Answer

How can I buy a ticket?

Tickets are purchased online. 

Tickets can also be purchased on the gate. 

Can I get a refund for my tickets once I've bought them?

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable – click here to view our full terms and conditions. If you have taken out refund protection please visit where you will be taken through the refund process. 

Will I be able to buy a ticket on the gate?

Yes you can buy tickets on the gate from 09:00.

Do I have to print the tickets?

The tickets are valid printed off OR on your smart phone, as long as the barcode is clear. 

My name is not on the ticket, can I still attend the event?

Yes as long as you have permission to use the ticket this will be valid. In order to attend the show using a ticket with a different name to your own please bring the order confirmation with you to the gate.

Do I need to bring ID with me to gain entry?

Yes. You will need to bring with you the card you purchased the tickets with and photo ID card (such as your driving licence) along with your ticket clearly printed or viewable on your mobile phone to gain entry. If you are unable to provide sufficient ID or your ticket has already been scanned, you will be asked to pay the full entry price on the gate.

What do I do if I want to buy a ticket for a gift?

You will be asked during the transaction who you are buying the ticket for, you must type in the recipient’s name here. They should bring the confirmation email, ticket and relevant ID to confirm they're the named recipient given during the order.

My tickets haven’t arrived yet when will I get them?

Tickets are emailed out to you upon confirmation of payment.  Please check your junk or spam folder just in case. If you haven't received your ticket, please contact a member of our team.

Do I have to purchase a ticket for my child?

Entry is FREE for two children aged 14 and under when accompanied by a paying adult. Additional children are £5 each.  You are responsible for any children who attend the event with you and you must ensure that they comply with these terms and conditions.

Question Answer

Is there car parking available?

Yes, there is a public car park available free of charge.

Is there disabled parking?

Yes, there is a disabled parking area, please ask on the gate for a pass and the marshals will direct you.

Is there any way that I can park my car in the show rather than in the public car park?

Yes. If you are not part of a Club or Show & Shine please purchase an Individual Display ticket. 

Question Answer

Can we camp the night before?

There is camping on site at Santa Pod on Saturday before the show. You can arrive on Saturday from 12:00 Midday until 22:00. Camping tickets will be available to in advance shortly. Camping tickets are per person and children DO need a camping ticket, these are priced at £10 on the gate. Under 5's go FREE. 

Are there toilets on site for campers?

Yes, there are plenty of toilets on site open 24hrs.

Are there showers on site?

Yes, there are free showers available.

Are there electrical connections on site?

No, there are not any electrical hook ups available.

Can I bring my caravan/trailer tent/motor home?

Yes you can bring any of these, but please note that camping is on grass.

Is there a family/quiet campsite?

Yes there is a separate campsite for anyone wanting a quieter area. Please just ask at the gate and you will be given a separate campsite pass.

Can I have a bbq?

Yes charcoal bbqs are allowed within the campsites.

Can I have a fire?

No fires are allowed on site and will be extinguished by security.

Are there medical services on site?

Yes there are 24 hour medical services on site if needed.

Can I park my car next to my tent?

Yes, you can park next to your tent.

Can I leave site and then come back in?

Yes, but you will need a pass out ticket and will not be allowed out after 22:00.

Do children require a camping ticket?

Yes, Children aged 14 and under will also require a camping ticket, under 5's go FREE. Child camping tickets are priced at £10 on the day. 


Santa Pod Raceway
Airfield Road
Podington, Nr. Wellingborough
Northants NN29 7XA

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