2016 Event Dates Announced for Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
28 Sep, 2015
Barber Motorsports Park to Serve as Centerpiece for All Activities
ZOOM Motorsports and Barber Motorsports Park announced today the weekend schedule for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama that will take place April 22-24, 2016.
This year's weekend includes 11 races throughout the 3-day weekend and even more exciting on-track action than ever before. The three-day weekend will again feature the Verizon IndyCar Series, Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda, Pirelli World Challenge Sports Car Series and Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires. Sunday will start the day with the Legacy IndyLights race just before the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama where all the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series will compete on the 17 turn, 2.38 mile road course for the title.
The 2016 event will again feature some the most dominant names in open-wheel racing, including defending champion Josef Newgarden, Helio Castroneves, Will Power, Graham Rahal, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and more. The first six years of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama have proven to be a resounding success with more than 80,000 fans attending each year from all over the world to see the exciting race weekend at spectacular Barber Motorsports Park.
Tickets are expected to go on sale in November at www.barbermotorsports.com.
"Each year, the racing action gets more and more exciting and fans are sure to see a great set of races this year at Barber," stated George Dennis, President of ZOOM Motorsports, the exclusive event promoter of Barber Motorsports Park. "We have worked hard to include things for fans of all ages to enjoy both on and off-track action at Barber Motorsports Park. On top of the world-class racing that will take place, we will also have autograph sessions, a kids zone, and several other surprises we will announce closer to event time."
For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com.
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 1,400 vintage and modern motorcycles from 17 different nations For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com.
About Bruno Event Team: Bruno Event Team (BET) is a Birmingham, Ala., based sports marketing and event management company formed in 1995 by Ronald Bruno and Gene Hallman. Bruno Event Team is experienced in all facets of event management, employing a year-round staff of 70+ employees in nine offices around the United States and Canada. Bruno Event Team services each client with expertise in strategic planning, marketing, advertising, public and media relations, ticket and merchandise sales, sponsor relations, hospitality consulting, event operations, event financial planning and accounting, as well as volunteer coordination. Visit www.brunoeventteam.com for additional information.