Tag Archive: Barber Motorsports Park.

Apr 24

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and Notes

At the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama Event News and NotesThe following is a summary of competition stories, news, and results from Rounds 3 and 4 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama held April 21 – 23, 2017 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

Newgarden drives to second Barber win, first victory with Team Penske

“This is a good one to have, I think we earned it” – Newgarden

Josef NewgardenJosef Newgarden added to the growing bank of fond memories he is accumulating at Barber Motorsports Park, driving to victory today in the Honda Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 23

Where there’s Will, there’s Power at Barber Motorsports Park

Will Power isn’t perfect at Barber Motorsports Park, but he’s pretty close to it

Will PowerThe 36-year-old from Toowoomba, Australia, earned his fourth Verizon P1 Award at the track and the 46th pole position of his Indy car career Saturday in what will be his eighth start at the 2.3-mile, 17-turn permanent road course when he leads the Verizon IndyCar Series to green for today’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 21

IndyCar headed back to ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

It’s back to “Sweet Home Alabama” for Josef Newgarden

Barber Motorsports ParkThe 26-year-old hails from Nashville, Tennessee, about three hours up I-65 from Barber Motorsports Park, site of this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First.

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Apr 19

Honda’s Asimo robot named Barber Race Grand Marshal

Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO will serve as grand marshal at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

AsimoBarber Motorsports Park and race promoter ZOOM Motorsports are merging the high-tech world of INDYCAR racing with the high-tech world of robotics for a one-of-a-kind race experience. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Scholarship winner Jake Eidson carries points lead to series debut at Barber Motorsports Park

Jake Eidson began his racing career in karts, and moved up steadily through the formula car ranks
Jake Eidson As the recipient of the first-ever IMSA Hurley Haywood GT3 Cup Scholarship, which helped Eidson secure a full season behind the wheel of a Porsche in the 2017 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama, you had to wonder: How would the open-wheel driver perform in a race car that has fenders? Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 18

Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires Set to open 2017 at Barber Motorsports Park

Two 45-minute races on Saturday will kick off the 12th season of competition

AN5Q2084Dress rehearsals are over, and following a very busy Spring Training test last month, the 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires championship will kick off with a double-header at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series event. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 17

IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda prepares for series debut at Barber Motorsports Park

The series has never competed at Barber

The No. 44 Ave MotorsportsStop Flex Ave-Riley AR2 entry of Paul FixIt’s impossible to handicap the pair of IMSA Prototype Challenge Presented by Mazda races that will take place at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. April 21-22.

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Mar 06

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park

Over 50 car and driver combinations took to the 2.38-mile circuit behind the wheel of MX-5s

Productive Spring training test for Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires at Barber Motorsports Park The 2017 Battery Tender Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires season got off to a productive start as the INDYCAR-sanctioned series staged two days of Spring Training testing at Barber Motorsports Park this weekend.  Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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.
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