This weekend went on record as the hottest weekend of the year so far and we couldn’t agree more! With everything from shoulders to tyres burning, Sunday was full of amazing vehicles from all across the globe, covering a range of different eras.

Retro Show 2014

Retro Show attracts all kinds of weird and wonderful creations and restorations, none more so than this Nissan Sunny. Believe it or not this car started out as the owners grandmother’s daily driver until it was passed into his hands to slowly be changed. Like women who undergo cosmetic surgery, it can become addictive, and this car has seen a fair few changes in the past few years!

Retro Show - Nissan Sunny

All shows at Santa Pod Raceway have this chilled out atmosphere which is very different to the morning chaos of getting through the gates. Even the Performance Direct promo girls take their time out to have a bit of a play about on a drift-trike!

Retro Show - Emily on the Drift Trike Retro Show - Sarah on the Drift Trike

This gent clearly couldn’t resist getting a picture with the Performance Direct girls, Emily & Sarah!

Retro Show - Sarah & Emily having their picture taken

Rusted E36 3-Series looking, rusty? This look is catching on somewhat here in the UK and more cars from different manufacturers are being taken in and assaulted with an angle grinder to take back the paint, letting nature do its thing!

Retro Show - Rusted BMW with Emily & Sarah Posing

This old Clubman Estate just looked mean! Wide-arch kit all-round, tucking in the rather wide wheels. A matte grey paint job and matte black roof top it off!

Retro Show - Mini Clubman Estate with Wide-Arch kit

The Skydat GTR was also present on the day, take a guess as to what it is? Well, if you said it’s a Nissan Skyline R-34 chassis with a Datsun 120Y shell then you guessed correctly. After speaking with the owner a few shows back I also found out that the engine is packing an astonishingly healthy 1,200BHP.

Retro Show - Skydat GT-R

Possibly the weirdest filming contraption I have seen thus far – this guy clearly couldn’t get enough of Sarah & Emily, I don’t blame him!

Retro Show - Filming the girls

Retrobeutes Car Club where the lucky winners of the Performance Direct Best Club Stand award for a lovely £250. That can be spent on whatever they wish, personally I reckon they blew it all on water to just keep going on the day.

Retro Show - Retrobeutes Car Club Winners

Here are the track action shots:

Retro Show - Smokey Mk I Escort Retro Show - VW Split Screen Camper Retro Show - Minty Mk II Escort Retro Show - Vauxhall Viva Retro Show - Ford Capri Retro Show - Mini Cooper

So much power it hurts!

Retro Show - Ford Mustang

Never thought I would see a Fiesta do a wheelie – I have now. Jaw dropping.

Retro Show - Fiesta Mk I

Another car I thought I would never see hit the drag strip was this – Rolls RoyceSilver Wraith. No words can describe how amazing this thing was!

Retro Show - Rolls Royce

And finally the rest of the show:

Retro Show - 1960's Dodge Pickup Retro Show - Datsun 240Z Retro Show - VW Splitscreen Camper Van Retro Show - Ford Escort MK I Mexico Retro Show - VW Golf MK I Wide-Body Retro Show - Slamboard Retro Show - VW Beetle Retro Show - Vespa Duo

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