Continental Tire to Sponsor Car Corral at Honda Indy Grand Prix/Porsche 250 Weekend
20 Mar, 2013
ZOOM Motorsports announced today that Continental Tire will sponsor the famous Sports Car Corral during the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix / Porsche 250 weekend April 5-7 at Barber Motorsports Park. Always a popular area amongst spectators and sports car fans, the Continental Tire Sports Car Corral will offer enthusiasts a place to showcase their cars and participate in several race-related activities.
"Continental has been a great partner with us on our Sports Car Corral," stated Rick Humphrey, vice president of ZOOM Motorsports, the exclusive event promoter for the Barber Motorsports Park. "They understand the passion our participants have for sports cars and racing, and enhance the overall experience for everyone."
Representatives from Continental Tire will be on-hand at the Car Corral to distribute branded merchandise, as well as product literature on their performance and passenger tires. Additional weekend activities will include appearances by various Grand-Am racers at the Continental Tire Sports Car Corral hospitality tent, club-specific paddock tours and race team visits.
“Racing brings together fans that are passionate about the sport and their own cars,” said Tony Talbert, tuning key account manager for Continental Tire. “We are excited to support GRAND-AM car corrals and give enthusiasts another reason to consider Continental Tire as a first option in their next tire purchase.”
The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama/Porsche 250 will take place April 5 - 7 at Barber Motorsports Park. The 3-day event weekend will consist of four world-class races, along with fan activities including an expanded Fan Zone, ferris wheel and autograph sessions. Tickets start at $15 and kids 12 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult. For more information and to purchase tickets or Continental Tire Sports Car Corral parking passes, 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 1,000 vintage and modern motorcycles from 17 different nations and more than 125 manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.barbermotorsports.com.