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The Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint will be bringing sun (*not guaranteed), sea and speed together for an exhilarating weekend of action. It’s the first event of the Isle of Wight Speed Trials – returning motorsport back to Island roads. Join us on 28th & 29th March 2020

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Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint

Harking back to the days before national speed limits on UK roads, Isle of Wight Speed Trials inaugual event, the Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint will evoke a sense of nostalgia as vehicles compete once again on Culver Parade.

Pathe Newsreels still provide a record of motor rallies and sprints being held on public roads on the Isle of Wight in the 1950s, in places like The Cascade in Ventnor and the Esplanade in Sandown. Once the national speed limits were introduced in the 1960s all of this was inadvertently outlawed until a recent change in the law.

Sandown-speed-trial-IW-Rally-1951 - IW Speed Trials

Postponement of IW Speed Trials 2020

Motorsport UK has today revoked all organising permits until at least 30th April 2020. As a consequence the Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint, planned for 28th & 29th March, will be postponed until further notice.

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