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An Update from GAIN Group in COVID-19

Conquer All Seasons

Winter Driving Experience

Although situated in perhaps the most stunning climate in Canada, British Columbia is no stranger to precipitation and the occasional snow fall during our winter months. Understanding that everyday drivers are frequently exposed to precipitation and occasional snow, this program is designed to give participants the confidence to navigate winter weather roads. Designed with a pro-active approach, this course is designed to offer drivers the skills and foresight to safe driving all year round. Curated for all experience levels, winter driving has never been so welcomed!

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Your Session Includes

Experience Details

Everyone can drive in perfect weather conditions, but here's your chance to master the road and set yourself apart by enrolling in the Island Circuit Winter Driving Experience. Develop valuable skills in driving in adverse West Coast weather conditions. Build the confidence to overcome any challenges that may come your way this winter season.

  • Seat Positioning: an in-depth look at correct seat position and proper in-vehicle adjustments for optimized driving.
  • Skid-Control: understand car balance, how understeer and oversteer in wet and slippery conditions impact traction.
  • Ideal cornering: proper corner entry and exit, including when to accelerate and when to brake.
  • Accident Avoidance: safely avoiding obstacles such as pedestrians, other vehicles and wildlife.
  • Field of Vision: how to judge and predict dangerous road situations.
  • Ideal Driving: the correct approach on roadways to promote safe handling in corners, hills and multi-lane situations.
  • Dynamic driving: slalom to feel car balance, understeer, and relationship of acceleration and braking to steering input.

A full-day experience from 9 am - 4 pm and orientation in your own vehicle. Lunch provided by our on-site Paddock Lounge.

Next Available Dates:

  • October 10, 2020
  • October 24, 2020
  • November 6, 2020
  • November 15, 2020
  • December 6, 2020

Price: Starting from $395 per vehicle*

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Winter Driving

Cael Trim
It was a very fun and interactive day of learning driving skills! Especially when it came to the skid correcting portion, plus a very informative staff.
Calley Marshall
I had a great time and learned a lot of new skills. Radios were super helpful, I felt like I was in good hands 😊
The Winter Driving Course was lots of fun and very informative! With little interest in driving, I still found the day to be a blast! Thanks Brad, Sam, John!
Great Experience. Attentive Team. Well Organized. Perfect Experience.
Nancy Marshall
Thank you for a fun and informative day! Expert advice and attention to detail. I felt safe and still felt like I was pushing my comfort zone!
Briggs Marshall
All instructors and facilitators were amazing, and very helpful. In the short day we had we all learned a ton and more so had a blast! Thank you Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit!

Extend Your Escape

For those seeking to extend their drivers getaway experience, all guests of the Circuit will receive a preferred accommodation rate at our associated properties, Villa Eyrie Resort and Cowichan River Lodge. Please contact us for more details.

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