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Barber Motorsports Park to Play Key Role in IndyCar Preseason Prep

14 Mar, 2014


Barber Motorsports Park will once again play a key role in the preseason preparations for the 2014 IndyCar Series season by hosting an open test Monday and Tuesday at the 2.38-mile road course.

With its season-opening event set for the end of March, all of the IndyCar Series teams are expected to be at Barber to make final preparations for the March 30th event at St. Petersburg.

Barber Motorsports Park Season Pass holders will have special access to view the test Monday and Tuesday. In addition to the test, Season Pass holders have access to all of the spectator events at Barber Motorsports Park including the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Triumph Superbike Classic, Barber Vintage Festival presented by Triumph Dealers of North America, and more. Season Passes are still available and can be purchased at www.barbermotorsports.com.

The event is not open to the general public, only season pass holders.

Below is a complete schedule of on-track activity, as well as media events during the open test:

Monday, March 17
Testing Schedule:
10 a.m.-Noon              IndyCar Series Open Testing
2-5 p.m.                      IndyCar Series Open Testing

Tuesday, March 18
Testing Schedule:
10 a.m.-Noon                IndyCar Series Open Testing
2-5 p.m.                        IndyCar Series Open Testing

Teams will return to Barber Motorsports Park April 25-27 for the fifth annual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.  The three-day race weekend will feature eleven different races.  In addition to the traditional IndyCar Series and Indy Lights races, the 2014 weekend will also feature the Pirelli World Challenge Sports Car Series, Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires and USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda races at Barber Motorsports Park.

Tickets start as low as $15 and kids 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult. For a limited time, fans purchasing a three-day ticket will receive free parking for all three days.

The event weekend will feature activities for fans of all ages including a ferris wheel, a kid zone for the younger fans, driver autograph sessions in the fan zone, and much more. For more information, visit www.barbermotorsports.com.

Credential Information: Members of the media can apply for credentials for the IndyCar Series test at Barber Motorsports Park by visiting www.barbermotorsports.com/indy/media-credentials.php and selecting IndyCar Series Preseason Testing from the dropdown menu.

About Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports: Barber Motorsports Park opened in the spring of 2003. Since its inception, ZOOM Motorsports, LLC has been the exclusive event promoter for the events at the Park. The 2.38-mile racing circuit is 45 feet wide, with 17 turns and elevation changes of more than 80 feet. The Barber Motorsports Park has been considered one of North America’s finest road courses for car and motorcycle racing, and has served as the venue for several international product launches. The Barber Motorsports Park also features the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. This 144,000 square?foot facility houses more than 1,000 vintage and modern motorcycles from 17 different nations and more than 125 manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com.

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