Slingshot is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire it was built in 2006 by the family, Karl Swallow being the original driver who sadly passed away in 2012, where is nephew Alan Vaughan took over driving at the age of 18 becoming the youngest driver in Europe. It has a Chevrolet 2004 body on it. Slingshot has a methanol injected big block engine, developing an estimated1800 break horse power, only doing 54 yards to 1 gallon. It has a cone 2 speed semi-automatic gear box, f106 centres (American school bus,) Clark military planetary and a rock well differential . On board Slingshot has two fire extinguishers one of which is hand held the other one is piped up to the engine where either the driver can set it off from the cab or the crew outside can set it off if necessary. The seat is custom made to Alan's height and weight and is made from solid aluminium there is a 5 point harness to hold Alan securely in the seat. Two crew members on the ground have RII remote ignition interrupt or so if they see a problem they can kill the engine from the ground. Slingshot is 11 foot 6 inch wide, 18.6 feet long, and it weighs 5 tonne, it is approximately 12 foot tall. Slingshots tyres are 66" agricultural flotation tyres, which weigh approx, 1/2 tonne each and cost £2000 each. The suspension is nitrogen filled racesource shocks with 26" travel in the front and 30" in the rear.
Monster Truck Slingshot comes to Kelmarsh!
Kelmarsh is a one-stop shop for any Land Rover enthusiasts requirements with exhibitors covering all areas of interest and specialities. Thousands of Land Rovers to look at and enjoy; products, equipment and services to browse through and savour and action-packed arena events.
Thousands of Land Rovers and Club Displays, bigger and better Jam Packed main arena action, ranging from all-action demonstration laps, off-road demonstration challenges and a number of technical challenges - plus a daily competition with the winner getting the opportunity to be a passenger in one of the vehicles over our main arena obstacle course!
Kelmarsh Land Rover Show What's On 2019
Our off road course has been upgraded and is now situated just seven minutes up the road at the superb Avalanche 4x4 off road centre. The Avalanche Adventure tough terrain track comprises hard and soft ground, steep inclines, shallow and deep water, side slopes, axle twisters and an extreme wooded section. In fact, there is every type of terrain you are ever likely to come across. Vince Cobley and his experienced Protrax team will be on hand to make sure your experience is nothing else then excellent with suitable vehicles granted access to the extreme wooded section at no extra cost. It gets better – thrill seekers will also be able to book onto extreme activities that are available to book on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Anyone interested would need to give the centre a call to book in on 01858 880613.
1 Hour Quad Bike Safari- minimum of 2 people is £45.00 per person
50 Sporting Clay Shoot- minimum of 2 people is £50.00 per person
Gemini Race Buggies- minimum of 4 people is £45.00 per person
DTV Shredders- minimum of 2 people is £45.00 per person.
Don’t miss out book your off road session now for just £10. Click here to book.
Go Off Road
Mini Land Rover Display
Kelmarsh Land Rover Show sees the addition of a dedicated Kids Zone, expect Big Top tents, Talent Shows, Children's Entertainers, Low Tightropes, Play and Circus Skill Workshops, Stilt Walking, Balloon Modelling, and even a Land Rover to graffiti! All free of charge for all visitors too!
Massive Trade Village
And of course Kelmarsh will showcase the UK's best Land Rover clubs including over 80 clubs from old favourites and some new clubs from the Land Rover community showcasing over 800 vehicles. Get your Club entry in for 2019.
Extensive amounts of trade stands offering bargains, expert advice and show exclusives for everything for you and your Land Rover from over 200 traders. Demonstrations and product reviews from Land Rover experts, Fun and Games and Evening Entertainment ensure there’s something for all the family.
Do you or another member of your club own a mini Land Rover replica that you could bring as part of our main arena display? Owners will be invited into the main arena to complete a small obstacle course with a view to getting as many replicas together for a group photo. We see so many driving around the site and thought it would be fantastic to get them all together for one big display.
Street Food and Craft Beer
An authentic Independent Street Food Avenue comes to Kelmarsh Land Rover show - expect lots of choice! If that doesn't tickle your tastebuds, we have a new addition of craft beers and real ale on tap too!
Live Music and Evening Entertainment
Weekend visitors can expect live music on Friday and Saturday evenings. Saturday's act: Tiger Club. The Beat N Trak DJs Land Rover comes to Kelmarsh Land Rover Show as part of our Evening Entertainment for guests on 26th July! Get your camping tickets here.
Bushcraft Demonstrations at Kelmarsh Land Rover Show
1948 Original Equipment will be demonstrating bushcraft techniques on their stand all weekend in a tipi tent! Both children and adults can come and have a go, come and see us at the Kelmarsh Land Rover Show.
Tailwagger Club Dog Display Team join us at Kelmarsh Land Rover Show
The Tailwagger Club Dog Display Team will be running a dog activity and display area, incorporating a fun agility ring, for dogs of all abilities, temptation alley and a Fun Dog show ring, with classes such as Most Appealing eyes, Cutest Ears and Waggiest Tail, judged by the use of our ‘Waggometer’ ! All the money raised from this will be going to our nominated charities for this year, which are: Support Dogs for Autism, Epilepsy and Disability, Blind Dog Rescue UK, Hope Pastures Horse, Pony and Donkey rescue, and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society.
Additionally, on Saturday and Sunday, we will be performing our original Dog Display, which incorporates musical sequences, fun obedience and our Boneyard choir! There will also be Have a Go Games for taking part with your dogs and demos of our Tournament Games. Altogether, a fun time for you and your dogs! Why let the humans have all the fun..?!
Ride on a real life Monster Truck at Kelmarsh Land Rover Show!
The Mac Tools Cruiser is the oldest working monster truck in Europe and still wows fans with it's old school looks and old school thrills! Take a ride on a real life monster truck at Kelmarsh Land Rover Show 2019!