Santa Pod raceway gets ready for monster trucks

Monster Trucks
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We have teamed up with the organisers of the UK Monster Truck Nationals at Santa Pod Raceway to give away family tickets for the event.

The Northants Telegraph has five family tickets to give away to readers for the event on Sunday August 21.

The UK’s top Monster Trucks will be put through their paces at the forthcoming UK Monster Truck Nationals, as they crush cars and caravans, and even jump over a giant bus!

This annual event at Santa Pod Raceway near Podington features head-to- head monster truck racing and spectacular monster truck freestyle, where drivers can pulverise various obstacles including a bus.

These huge car-crushing beasts have giant wheels and stand over 12 feet tall. They weigh more than five tonnes and have up to 1,500 horsepower.

Australian world record stuntman The Kangaroo Kid Matt Coulter is also set to entertain fans at the UK Monster Truck Nationals with plenty of daring tricks.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question. Where does the 2016 UK Monster Truck Nationals event take place?

Email your answers to along with a name, postal address and a telephone number before Thursday August 4. Entrants should also include Northants Telegraph UK Monster Truck Nationals Competition in the subject line.

For discounted advance tickets see or call 01234 782828.