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Vintage Motorsports Event Coming to Birmingham

8 Jul, 2015


Tickets are now on sale for the 11th annual Barber Vintage Festival presented by Triumph Dealers of North America taking place October 9-11 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala. The various ticket options available include, Ace Corner Cafe, parade laps, camping and more. Additionally, a new ticket process will take place this year and fans will now receive tickets in the form of a wristband to help the traffic flow as you enter and exit the gates of Barber Motorsports Park.

The three-day motorcycle festival is one of the largest vintage festivals in the country. With more than 65,000 attending last year’s festival, up from 61,000 the year before, the festival continues to grow each year.

“This event continues to amaze us with how much support it receives each year,” stated George Dennis, president of ZOOM Motorsports, the exclusive event promoter of Barber Motorsports Park.  “Last year’s event sold tickets in all 50 states and 9 countries, and with the continued growth we are thrilled to announce a new ticket process to enhance and speed up the flow of traffic and parking logistics at Barber Motorsports Park. The fans have asked and we are listening and look forward to making the experience more enjoyable by testing out this new ticket plan.”

All tickets will be in the form of wristbands and will be shipped in September 2015. Wristbands are non-transferable, non-exchangeable and cannot be replaced.

In an effort to decrease traffic around the Park, vehicles have the option to purchase a Premium On-site parking pass to park in Lot E on Friday and Saturday for $20. For only $10, additional parking is available for purchase in Lot C or Lot D for Saturday and Sunday. Both ticket options include a 2-Day parking pass and passes will be shipped in September 2015.

Free off-site parking will be available on Friday and Saturday with a complimentary shuttle ride to and from Barber Motorsports Park. All Sunday on-site parking will be free of charge and all motorcycles will receive complimentary on-site parking throughout the three-day event weekend.

Wristbands that are not mailed will be picked up at Will Call. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets online today at www.barbermotorsports.com.

If you have ticket-related questions, please contact us at tickets@zoommoto.com or 1.877.332.7804.

The weekend will consist of on-track racing action provided by the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA), in addition to motorcycle displays, bike shows, stunt shows and so much more. The America’s First Federal Credit Union Fan Zone will feature the popular Wall of Death stunt show, club gatherings, Triumph Motorcycles on display, and a variety of concession and food vendors.

Daily tickets for the Barber Vintage Festival are available beginning at $25 or $60 for the three-day weekend in advance.  All tickets include free paddock access and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance, as prices will increase the weekend of the event. Weekend parade laps and camping spots are also available in limited quantities.

Throughout the weekend, kids 12 and under receive free general admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult.  For additional information and to purchase tickets or camping or additional options, visit www.barbermotorsports.com.

Adding to the weekend activities, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum will feature extended hours, special displays and technical seminars.  Tickets to the museum are available separately from Barber Vintage Festival tickets and can be purchased inside the Museum.

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 and more than 125 manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com

About Bruno Event Team: Bruno Event Team (BET) is a Birmingham, Alabama, 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 twelve 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.

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