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Apr 03
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With Season Opener In The Books, Veach Focuses On Big Picture Heading Into Barber Race Weekend

Zach Veach 18-Year-Old Zach Veach Heads To Race Two Of The 2013 FIL Season BIRMINGHAM, AL (April 3, 2013) - Andretti Autosport K12 driver Zach Veach raced at Barber Motorsports Park for the first time in 2012 in a Star Mazda Car and in 2013, will return to the track again with another new set of wheels. The 18-year-old is doing so by stepping up to the Firestone Indy Lights Series; amid the news producers at Larry King are courting him for an interview. The additional attention won't phase the rising star as Barber is on his list of favorite tracks. "I'm very excited to be getting back on a permanent road course for the second race of the FIL season," said Veach. "Barber ... FULL STORY »

Andretti Autosport 2013 IICS Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Pre-Race Report

Andretti Autosport Logo Andretti Autosport, IZOD IndyCar Series Race Preview: Indy Grand Prix of Alabama James Hinchcliffe, No. 27 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet Hinchcliffe heads to IndyCar's Round Two of competition after capturing his first career victory in the St. Petersburg season opener. He started from the ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 2, 2013

INDYCAR Logo Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Daly to make debut at Indianapolis 500 2. Servia to sport Charter colors at Barber 3. Dallara to mark 200th Indy car win at Barber 1. Daly to make debut ... FULL STORY »

Panther Rolls Into Barber Motorsports Park Eyeing Strong IndyCar Result

JR Hildebrand - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Hildebrand, National Guard Panther Team Look to Build Momentum at Alabama Road Course BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 2, 2013) – After an early exit in the IndyCar Series season opener on the Streets of St. Petersburg, JR Hildebrand and the National Guard Panther ... FULL STORY »

Servia and Panther DRR Excited For Return to Barber Motorsports Park

The last time Servia drove the green and blue No. 22 Charter Panther DRR Chevrolet, he finished 4th (Milwaukee, 2012). Advance Notes Oriol Servia will drive the No. 22 Charter Panther DRR Chevrolet in the 2013 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Charter Communications, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides advanced ... FULL STORY »

Bo Jackson to be Grand Marshal at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Bo Jackson - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Greatest Athlete of All Time will experience Honda’s “Fastest Seat in Sports” Birmingham, Ala. (Mar 14) - Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports announced today that former Auburn University running back and Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson will be this year’s ... FULL STORY »

Will Power Again Puts Chevrolet V6 Power on Top at Barber Open Test for the IZOD IndyCar Series

Will Power of Australia driver of the #12 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet during Day One of IZOD IndyCar Series testing at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 13, 2012) – For the second consecutive day, Will Power behind the wheel of the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet topped the leaderboard at the end of the second day of the Barber Open Test for the ... FULL STORY »



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Takuma Sato 2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Post-OpenTest Recap
Posted 03.13.13
LEEDS, Ala. March 13, 2013—Takuma Sato and the ABC Supply team ended on a high note at the IZOD IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park today. Sato laid down his quickest lap of 122.208mph--the fifth quickest of the afternoon—in his final outing in the No. 14 ABC Supply Honda; ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia driver of the #12 Team Penske Dallara Chevrolet - Photo Credit:: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Power Stays on Top of Timesheet as Barber Open Test Wraps Up
Posted 03.13.13
BIRMINGHAM, Ala . (Wednesday, March 13, 2013) - The lap times continued to fall at Barber Motorsports Park, but the name at the top remained the same. For the second consecutive day, Will Power topped the time chart in the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet. The Australian recorded his best lap of ...FULL STORY »
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Teams Unleash Record-Setting Speed at Opening Day of Barber Open Test
Posted 03.12.13
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Tuesday, March 12, 2013) - Let the competition for the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series championship begin. The first day of a two-day IZOD IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park produced: • Twenty-five drivers who were quicker than Will Power's official record on the 2.38-mile, 17-turn road course. • Eight ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia, drives his #12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet Dallara - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Will Power Puts Chevrolet V6 Power on Top of the Leaderboard for First Day of Testing at Barber Motorsports Park
Posted 03.12.13
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (March 12, 2012) – Team Penske’s Will Power, No. 12 Verizon Chevrolet, landed on the top of the leaderboard with the fastest lap time in both the morning and afternoon sessions of Day One of the IZOD IndyCar Series Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park.  Power’s lap time today ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Sebastien Bourdais
Posted 03.11.13
SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS, NO. 7 DRAGON RACING CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Barber media day and discussed the off season, his thoughts on standing starts and other topics. HOW WAS YOUR OFF SEASON? WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THE OFF SEASON? “Long, very long, way too long. Pretty much V8 ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Tony Kanaan
Posted 03.11.13
TONY KANAAN, NO. 11 KV RACING TECHNOLOGY CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Barber Motorsports Park and discussed working with Simona de Silvestro, expectations for the season and other topics. Full transcript:  ABOUT THE NEW SPONSOR THIS YEAR:  “We haven’t announced it yet, but we’re going to have a few ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Q&A with Team Chevy Driver JR Hildebrand
Posted 03.11.13
JR HILDEBRAND, NO. 4 NATIONAL GUARD PANTHER RACING CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Barber Media Day and discussed testing, standing starts, teammate Oriol Servia and other topics. HOW MUCH TESTING HAVE YOU HAD SO FAR? “Very little we did a day at Sebring last year and did what turned ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Ryan Hunter-Reay
Posted 03.11.13
RYAN HUNTER-REAY, NO. 1 DHL ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Barber Motorsports Park and discussed being the defending Series champion, changes at Andretti Autosport, having four cars in 2013 and other topics. Q.        How was Atlanta? RYAN HUNTER-REAY:  It was interesting.  It was usual Atlanta, unfortunately. Q.        Your ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Barber Motorsports Park Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Ed Carpenter
Posted 03.11.13
ED CARPENTER, NO. 20 FUZZY'S PREMIUM ULTRA VODKA ED CARPENTER RACING CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Barber Motorsports Park and discussed additions to his team, testing so far this season and other topics.  ANYTHING NEW FOR THIS YEAR? “No, everything is pretty much the same.  We added one new ...FULL STORY »


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