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Plans Announced for Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

30 Mar, 2015


Emerging Country Singer and Alabama Native Drake White to Sing National Anthem

There will be plenty for fans to do, see and hear at this year’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, to be held April 24-26 at Barber Motorsports Park. And getting there has never been easier.

The only fighting for position at Barber Motorsports Park that week will take place on the track. On-site parking will be free of charge on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. Then on Sunday, April 26, there will be free parking at The Outlet Shops of Grand River, with a complimentary and short shuttle ride to and from the Park.

A limited amount of premium on-site parking for Sunday, April 26 is available for advance purchase for only $25 per vehicle and $10 for motorcycles. For more information or to purchase your parking pass today visit www.barbermotorsports.com.

Once fans have arrived at the beautiful 740-acre facility, they will be able to enjoy activities both on and off the track. There will be several new attractions this year located in the TNT Fireworks Fan Zone, including a Mechanical Bull, Iron Man & Batman Motorcycles, the Honda Manufacturing of Alabama Technical Skills Olympics, the Neverland Ferris wheel presented by Bud’s Best Cookies, driver autograph sessions, bucket truck rides courtesy of Altec, event and team merchandise, inflatables and much more.

The main event, the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, will begin at 2 p.m. CT on Sunday, April 26. Drake White, a rising star in country music, will open the festivities by singing the National Anthem.

A native of Hokes Bluff, Ala., White recently released his new single “It Feels Good”.  He and his band “The Big Fire” have opened shows headlined by such national acts as Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tyler Bryant and Channing Wilson. White’s sound is both familiar and modern, building on the successful band model laid down by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Allman Brothers Band and modern Country trailblazers.

Drake was named one of Billboard’s “10 Hot Country Artists to Watch in 2015” and made Rolling Stone’s list of the “37 Best Things we Saw at the CMA Fest in 2014.”

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.

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