Tag Archive: Barber Motorsports Park.

Sep 07

Team Canada Scholarship Winner

The 6th edition of the Team Canada Scholarship is proud to welcome its newest member Parker Thompson

Team Canada logo Parker resides in Red Deer Alberta and is currently 2nd in the USF2000 Championship with the final weekend coming up at Laguna Seca Sept 9-11.  The 18 year old is in his sophomore season in USF2000 and is enjoying a breakout season. His highlights include wins at Barber Motorsports Park, Indy, and the streets of Toronto. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA By Yokohama features 16 Rounds

New events set for Sonoma Raceway, Barber Motorsports Park

Porsche IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series logo The 2017 IMSA Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama will feature 16 rounds at some of the most challenging and exciting circuits in North America, including one new venue for the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)-sanctioned Single-Make Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Simon Pagenaud remains on tear, wins Verizon P1 Award at Barber

Pagenaud won last weekend’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach and leads the championship

Simon PagenaudTeam Penske driver Simon Pagenaud continued his 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series hot streak at Barber Motorsports Park, winning the Verizon P1 Award for Sunday’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama with a lap of 1 minute, 6.7262 seconds (124.089 mph). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

INDYCAR announces competition rules, procedural changes

An electronic pit exit commit line has been embedded in the track surface

Barber Motorsports ParkINDYCAR announced the following rules and procedures changes effective at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park from April 22-24 Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

Scott Dixon tunes into musical Coca-Cola livery for Barber race

Dixon will drive the No. 9 Coca-Cola Chevrolet in the April 22-24 race weekend

Scott DixonScott Dixon has finished on the podium in all six previous Verizon IndyCar Series races at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, but never on the top step reserved for the race winner. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

R.Ferri Motorsport Racing with Ferrari Set for Barber Motorsports Park

Leads championship ahead of double-header race weekend in Alabama

R.Ferri Motorsport logoJust days after winning the prestigious Grand Prix of Long Beach in California, R.Ferri Motorsport RACING WITH FERRARI has made the cross-country trek to Birmingham, Alabama, for this weekends double-header Pirelli World Challenge at Barber Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

Development continues ahead of season opener

Drivers quickly find speed with new aero bodywork

Verizon IndyCar logo Simona de Silvestro will test the Honda aero package for the first time next week at Sebring International Raceway in an Andretti Autosport-prepared car in preparation for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Five Standout Drivers Learn, Receive Guidance from Porsche during Young Driver Academy at Barber Motorsports Park

Scott Hargrove won 2014 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship with six victories in 10 starts

Porsche is continuing its longstanding legacy of recognizing and developing young talent, as five standout North American drivers are learning to hone their skills on and off the track during the third annual Young Driver Academy Oct. 19-20 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Alabama.

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Apr 27

Hunter-Reay makes it two wins in a row at Barber

Individuals at Barber Motorsports Park certainly have a sense of humor.

Verizon IndyCar logo At the tail end of a 2-hour, 30-minute rain delay to the green flag of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Jimmy Cliff’s “I Can See Clearly Now (the Rain is Gone)” covered the grounds through loud speakers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

USF2000: RC Enerson extends his points lead with near-perfect daily double

“It was a great day”- RC Enerson

2014-04-26 - USF2000 Start - Barber Motorsport Park RC Enerson augmented his lead in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda by claiming two accomplished victories today at Barber Motorsports Park.

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Feb 27

Hargrove wins, Pigot clinches the Cooper Tires Winterfest for Pro Mazda

Hargrove slipped pole-sitter and led the remainder of the 20-lap race
Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires logoScott Hargrove and his Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing team continued their impressive Pro Mazda learning curve by scoring a fine victory this afternoon at Barber Motorsports Park in only their fourth start.

Feb 27

Enerson Keeps his Cool, wins race and Cooper Tires Winterfest Title

The 16-year-old from New Port Richey made a perfect start from pole position
Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda The weather conditions turned decidedly cooler today at Barber Motorsports Park, perfectly mirroring the demeanor of young Florida racer RC Enerson. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Pigot takes control of Cooper Tires Winterfest Pro Mazda Round 3 at Barber

 

Pigot now holds a commanding 23-point advantage

Cooper Tires Winterfest Pro Mazda Spencer Pigot might have relinquished his advantage in Round 2 of the Cooper Tires Winterfest for Pro Mazda at NOLA Motorsports Park last Saturday, but he well and truly made amends this afternoon when the four-race mini-series reconvened for the first of two more races at the scenic and challenging Barber Motorsports Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Epps takes his turn with a pair of Cooper Tires Winterfest USF2000 wins

Epps became the fourth different winner in as many races over the past five days.
USF2000 - Epps Track Englishman Michael Epps not only claimed his first-ever USF2000 victory today in Round 4 of the six-round Cooper Tires Winterfest at Barber Motorsports Park, he also put an exclamation point on his day by dominating Round 5 later in the afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Mexican teenager Alfonso Celis tops test times for Juncos Racing

Celis’ lap comfortably eclipses the Pro Mazda lap record of 1:21.166

Mazda - Juncos Racing - Alfonso CelisJudging by the results of the past two days at the Chris Griffis Memorial Mazda Road to Indy Test, the future looks extremely bright for the rejuvenated Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Ben Young 9th in points after Barber Motorsports Park

Young’s consistency has strengthened his position of 9th overall in points.

Ben Young - BarberBen Young continues to impress with a personal-best qualifying effort of 12th in the Daytona Sportbike Class and two solid finishes of a 12th and 13th place this past weekend at Barber Motorsports Park.

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Apr 03

Barracuda Racing Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama preview

Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama logoAlex Taglinai said “I can’t wait to get on track at Barber and see how we stack up against the competition. We tested well here at Barber Motorsports Park a few weeks ago and finished those two days with a good car”

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Mar 14

Barracuda Racing ready for 2013 Season

After Barber Open Test

Barracuda Racing 98 at BarberBarracuda Racing logoAfter the annual IZOD IndyCar Media Day and four sessions on track at Barber Motorsports Park, Alex Tagliani has his sights set on victory lane in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Team Barracuda – BHA Barber and Alex Tagliani look forward to a successful run at Barber

+Bryan Herta Autosport Firestone Indy Lights : Troy Castaneda sims to back up a Top-Ten Finish

Team Barracuda - BHA logoHonda INDY Grand Prix or Alabama“Barber is going to be another test for us this weekend. I like the track quite a bit – it’s intense and very difficult with high-speed corners and it’s just a pretty fast track” Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Thomas McGregor and Shelby Blackstock join Jensen MotorSport

At Montreal Grand Prix

jensen motorsport logoGP Canada new logoJensen MotorSport is pleased to announce that the team has developed a partnership with one of the top management and development companies in Motorsports, Exclusive Management Inc. Two exciting young Exclusive Management drivers will join Jensen MotorSport to drive in the Formula 1600 race at the hugely successful Montreal Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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