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Joe Namath to be Grand Marshal at Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Former NFL player Joe Namath attends the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Pregame Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. - Photo Credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Birmingham, Ala. (Mar 20) - Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports announced today that former University of Alabama quarterback and Hall of Famer Joe Namath will be this year’s Grand Marshal for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama held April 25 – 27in Birmingham, Ala. Namath played college football under legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant at the University of Alabama from 1962 until 1964, where he led the team to a national championship in 1964.  He then went on to play for the New York Jets, leading the team to a win over the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, among many other division championships.  He finished his career playing for the Los Angeles Rams.  Nicknamed “Broadway Joe” and “Joe Willie,” ... FULL STORY »

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Unveils New Event Logo

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Logo 2014 Event to Feature Several New Additions Birmingham, Ala. (Mar 7) – ZOOM Motorsports announced today that the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will feature a new event logo starting with the 2014 race.  In the fifth year of hosting the IndyCar ... FULL STORY »

INDYCAR News and Notes – April 8, 2013

INDYCAR Logo Today's IZOD IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: 1. Castroneves aims to maintain consistency, points lead 2. Inside the numbers - Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama 3. Tire test gives drivers first look at Pocono 4. More races ... FULL STORY »

Wilson, Beatriz and Team Continue to Show Improvement

2013 IICS Driver Ana Beatriz in the No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Birmingham, Alabama (April 7, 2013) – Just Wilson scored his second top 10 finish in as many races as he finished an impressive eighth in the running of the Honda IndyCar Grand Prix of Alabama at the 2.38-mile Barber Motorsports ... FULL STORY »

SFHR Soars To Ninth, Motivated to Push For More

Josef Newgarden on Track Leeds, Ala. (April 7, 2013) - Josef Newgarden jumped 13 positions to finish ninth in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday, April 7, claiming his first ever top-10 finish in the IZOD IndyCar Series. Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing's second-year driver started ... FULL STORY »

Pagenaud & Vautier Persevere to Claim Top-10 Finishes at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Logo Leeds, Ala., (April 7, 2013) - The woods can get thick in the deep South, but Simon Pagenaud and Tristan Vautier maintained focus and cut their way through the thicket to claim two top-10 spots in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Simon Pagenaud, driving ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Hunter-Reay Wins at Barber Motorsports Park

Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the #1 Andretti Autosport DHL Chevrolet celebrates in victory lane during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on April 7, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. - Photo Credit:: Nick Laham/Getty Images With Strong Run, Helio Castroneves Takes the Points Lead  BIRMINGHAM, Ala.  (April 7, 2013) – Defending IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay started the No. 1 DHL Andretti Autosport Chevrolet on the pole, and finished the day atop the Victory Lane podium ... FULL STORY »



2013 IICS Driver Simona De Silvestra in the No 78 Nuclear Entergy Areva KVRT Dallara Chevy - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
KV Racing Technology Looking Forward to Long Beach after Disappointing Race at Barber
Posted 04.07.13
Birmingham, AL (Sunday, April 07, 2013) - Expectations were high with both drivers having a great warm up session this morning. De Silvestro, driver of the No. 78 Nuclear Clean Air Energy car started 14th on the grid, while Tony Kanaan, driver of the No. 11 Mouser - KV Racing ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Driver JR Hildebrand in the No. 4 National Guard Chevrolet on Track - Photo Credit: ustin Edmonds/Getty Images
Hildebrand Climbs to 17th Place Finish Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park
Posted 04.07.13
Limited Caution Periods Make Strategy Tough on National Guard Panther Racing Team Sunday LEEDS, Alabama (April 7, 2013) –National Guard Panther Racing driver JR Hildebrand climbed from a 24th-place starting spot Sunday in the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama to a final finishingposition of 17th-place. The Panther team tried several alternatestrategies ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the #1 Andretti Autosport DHL Chevrolet celebrates in victory lane during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park on April 7, 2013 in Birmingham, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Hunter-Reay Breaks Penske Win Streak at Barber Motorsports Park
Posted 04.07.13
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sunday, April 7, 2013) - Reigning IZOD IndyCar Series champion Ryan Hunter-Reay overtook Helio Castroneves on Lap 76 of 90 and then held off Scott Dixon to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama by .6363 of a second. Castroneves, who won the inaugural event in 2010 on ...FULL STORY »
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Andretti Autosport 2013 IICS Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Post-Race Reports
Posted 04.07.13
Andretti Autosport, IZOD IndyCar Series Race Report: Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Ryan Hunter-Reay, No. 1 DHL Chevrolet Coming off a disappointing end result in St. Petersburg, Hunter-Reay more than redeemed himself coming to the checkered flag in first, the reigning champion's tenth career win and the first non-Penske win at Barber ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 IICS Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Post-Race Recaps
Posted 04.07.13
IZOD INDYCAR SERIES GRAND PRIX OF ALABAMA BARBER MOTORSPORTS PARK TEAM CHEVY DRIVER POST RACE QUOTES APRIL 7, 2013 TEAM CHEVY DRIVER QUOTES:  RYAN HUNTER-REAY, NO 1 DHL ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT CHEVROLET, RACE WINNER: ON THE RACE: “Helio and I always race clean. I had a little bit of contact with him before, I just couldn’t slow the ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Oriol Servia in the No. 22 Charter/Panther DRR Chevrolet on Track - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Panther DRR, Servia Complete Second Race of the Season at Barber
Posted 04.07.13
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 7, 2013) - Race Report Oriol Servia finished 15th in the 2013 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama in the No. 22 Charter Panther DRR Chevrolet. Servia started the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama in the 18th position after yesterday's qualifications for the Verizon P1 Award. In Turn 7 ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Ryan Hunter-Reay in the No. 1 DHL/Andretti Autosport Dallara/Firestone/Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Firestone Racing
Firestone Racing 2013 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Post-Race Report
Posted 04.07.13
FIRESTONE FIREHAWK RACE REPORT IZOD IndyCar Series – Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Barber Motorsports Park – Leeds, Ala. Sunday, April 7, 2013 – Round 2 of 19 Top-5 Finishers: 1. Ryan Hunter-Reay; 2. Scott Dixon; 3. Helio Castroneves; 4. Charlie Kimball; 5. Will Power. Race Temperatures: Track ranged from 97°-114° F (36°-46° C) ...FULL STORY »
2013 IICS Alex Tagliani inside car - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Another Solid Climb for Barracuda Racing at Barber
Posted 04.07.13
Birmingham, AL - April 7, 2013 - Alex Tagliani lead his Barracuda Racing crew to a P11 finish at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama on Sunday afternoon. Early in the race Tag was hit from behind, damaging part of the bodywork on the back of the No. 98 car ...FULL STORY »
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2013 IICS Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Race Results
Posted 04.07.13
2013 IZOD IndyCar Series (IICS) Barber Motorsports Park Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala - Results Sunday of the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama IZOD IndyCar Series event on the 2.3-mile Barber Motorsports Park, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, driver, chassis-engine, laps completed and reason ...FULL STORY »


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