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Spectators

The Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint is a new event bringing back motorsport to the Isle of Wight.

Set against the spectacular backdrop of Bembridge Down and Culver Cliff in Sandown, spectators will be able to view the track along Culver Parade from an elevated spectator viewing area, with extremly limited availabiliy!

VIP upgrade

Upgrade your experience, with a our exclusive VIP hospitality package. Overlooking the hairpin bend enjoy a grandstand access, VIP bar and food available from Browns Cafe.

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Your visit

Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint takes place along Culver Parade, with spectator access to the event from the western ‘town-end’ of the parade only. Access to the seawall spectator viewing area revetment is through Sandham Gardens, Fort Street. 

Parking is extremely limited at the event, due to the nature of the event and track layout both Fort Street and Yaverland car parks will be closed to the public. Limited disabled parking is still available.

Upon arrival to the event, spectators will need to exchange their e-ticket for a day or weekend wristband, this will allow spectators access in and out of the spectator area throughout the day.

Spectator Viewing Area

Get great views of all the action from our spectator viewing area, located safely above the action along the permenent sea wall. Spectators will be able to choose from views of the starting line, slaloms, turnaround or finish line.

Access to the spectator viewing area is through Sandham Gardens at Fort Street, entry and exit access to the viewing area will be limited to between sprint sessions via a managed track crossing. Times of entry and exit availibility will be published at the event and spectators will be made aware of access via public address systemss.

Things to do

Families will find plenty to do at the Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint. Kid’s can test the metal behind the wheel at Sandham Gardens with their electric go-karts.  Budding racers have the chance to zoom around and race against their friends. (Children aged 4-12.)

Looking for something for the whole family? Dino-Islands a golf adventure takes players on a prehistoric journey across a multi-level course featuring life-size dinosaurs, sizzling volcanoes, rickety bridges and wonderful waterfalls.  Why not meet our wild-neighbours, at the IW Zoo, from big cats to creepy crawleys come up-close and personal to our furry friends!

For the adventurous, tackle the veritgo inducing Sandham Skynets, dominating the skyline this brand new family attraction is perfect for those looking for a truly unique (and terrifying) view of Sandown Bay!

Food & Drink

You’re spolit for choice when it comes to places to eat and drink in Sandown, the Isle of Wight is lucky to have some of the UK’s top producers and the local produce is showcased at a number of restaurants and cafes in Sandown.

Pick-up a quick treat, ice-cream, hot-drink or lite-bite from the Ice-Cream Shack in Sandham Gardens, located near the entrance to the spectator viewing area. Food can be taken from here into the spectator viewing area.

Located nearby, also in the Sandham Gardens area is The Bandstand restaurant overlooking all the action on the track and Sandown Bay. During the day serving freshly ground coffee, home-made cakes and light lunches, as well as cool beers and chilled wines.

Browns Cafe located in our VIP area will be open serving food and drink as well as bar being available for VIP ticket holders.  For those in our competitor paddocks, the IW Zoo’s Wild Heart Cafe is the perfect place to stop off for a a full english breakfast, slice of cake or sandwhich.  Open daily, sit back and enjoy comfy sofa seating overlooking the bay – or enjoy the sea air and take a seat on their new decking area!

Supporting the Wild Heart Trust

We’re pleased to be supporting the invaluable ongoing work of the Wild Heart Trust, educating, conserving and ensuring animal welfare from their home at the Isle of Wight Zoo.

All proceeds from VIP Tickets for the Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint will be going towards the Wild Heart Trust.  The IW Zoo will also be providing VIP parking from £10 a car, again with all proceeds going towards the work of the Wild Heart Trust.  Booking is essnetial with limited availablity of these spaces, so book soon to avoid disapointment!

Competitors

Motorsport is back on Isle of Wight roads Solent and the Isle of Wight Car Club welcomes you to be one of the first competitors to use this exciting new closed road sprint venue, which runs along the seafront at Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Why not bring your family and combine this with [...]

Tickets

Book tickets online for the Island Car Centre Sandown Sprint at the Isle of Wight Speed Trials