Category Motorsports

WERA Grand National Finals

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(from WERA) On October 25/26/27/28 the 40th Annual WERA Grand National Finals will take over
Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, AL. Thursday will see practice, Friday will see the WERA
Vintage Finals, Qualifying for the National 600cc Superstock Expert Class running Sunday and
some Pirelli/WERA Sportsman Series finals, Saturday will see the remaining Pirelli/WERA
Sportsman Series Championship winner take all sprints and on Sunday the Final Round of the
Michelin/WERA National Challenge Series. All at the picturesque Barber Motorsports Park!

Tickets for the event will be available at the gates with 12 and under free. Camping is
also available at the facility. Come join us for some really great events in October!

We will be updating this page with results and photos from all of the events.

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8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival

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One week to go….  this year’s Barber Vintage Festival is even Bigger than ever before. New this year is Jerry Wood’s Cyclemarket & Auction. The America’s First Federal Credit Union Fan Zone is overflowing with all types of activities, vendors, clubs and more. We’ve added the Ace Cafe at  the Ace Corner too! The Swap meet has over 250 vendors that can help you locate that last part needed or perhaps inspire you to start something new. There are Seminars in the museum and this is one of the few times when the Restoration Level is open to visitors.

If you have never attended this event, it is the “must attend” event for October, offering fun and entertainment for the entire family...

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Car Show at Providence Village Huntsville

Sunday 23 October 2011 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Providence Village is hosting a car show. Cars and interested enthusiasts started showing up at 10:00 am. The weather is perfect for an outdoor event and Providence village is a fantastic venue.

Providence Village just north of the Research Park area was a hidden treasure for restaurants and entertainment in Huntsville. The secret is out now and the area continues to get more interest and is growing at a steady pace. The entertainment scene is really improving with Jazz nights at Providence Village Cafe, live music at Mellow Mushroom on Wednesday evenings, live music outside on the patio betweeen the Brickhouse and Grille 29 most Friday and Saturday evenings...

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Ducati NCR M4

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Ducati unveiled the new NCR M4 today. I’ll get you more details as soon as I can get the specs, but for now know that it is a collaboration between Ducati and NCR that allows you to custom build your own racer.

For now, just enjoy the pictures.

Here is a link to NCR for Tech Specs and Pricing of the M4 and the M4 One Shot.

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Barber Motorsports Trials Riding

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Saturday, 8Oct11

Motorcycle Trials. If you’ve never seen it you should. f you’ve only seen it on TV, go see it live. This is definitely not your normal motorcycle event.

Looking for something different, I thought Trials would be a nice little change to the norm of hard track racing. I was in for a treat. For those of you not familiar with Trials, is  a non-speed event, done on fairly specialized motorcycles, ridden almost entirely standing up. Trials are split into different sections, each section having routes for varying difficulties and skills. Each section is basically a motorcycle obstacle course, and as your ride, you are scored by an observer. The score is 0-5 with 0 being the best...

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7th Annual Vintage Festival

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The 7th Annual Vintage Festival is an event you just can’t miss if you are interested in motorcycles and/or racing. Barber Motorsports Park hosts the Vintage Festival and this year it runs from 7-9 October 2011 which is a beautiful time of the year to be outdoors enjoying high performance motorcycles jockey for the first place position so they can take the coveted checkered flag. Don’t be fooled though, there is not only vintage motorcycle racing during the festival but auctions and swap meets are part of the entire weekend.

The deals you can find are amazing and you just may find that one part you’ve been searching for to complete your latest restoration project. Additionally, vendor tents are ready and able to fulfil your desire for food, drinks, hats, t-shirts and other assorted souv...

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Barber Motorsports Vintage Festival Part 2

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The Barber Motorsports Vintage Festival is this weekend. It officially starts Friday morning and goes through Sunday afternoon. What a lot of people don’t realize is that the Festival is more than just old motorcycles going around a track (although this is great in itself).

The Festival includes many other events as well. NCR Docstock will be going on during the festival which is a center point of all thing Ducati. They will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Ducati TT2/TT1 and F1, and will be holding a world premier unveiling. They will also have a veritable museum of historic Ducs for viewing.

As well as on track racing there will also be motocross and time trials, the swap meet, “Wall of Death” stunt show, Aeroshell Aerobatic Air Show, And a great collection of historic Fire equ...

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Barber Vintage Festival

Tickets on sale for 2011 Barber Vintage Festival at Barber Motorsports Park
Birmingham, Ala. (July 5) – Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports announced today that
tickets are on sale for the 7
th
annual Barber Vintage Festival to be held October 7‐9, 2011, at the Barber
Motorsports Park.  Tickets are available at www.barbermotorsports.com and this year fans can print
their tickets from the convenience of their home.  
Centered around the history and preservation of vintage motorcycles, the Barber Vintage Festival will
offer more on‐ and off‐track activities than ever before for fans of all ages.  The weekend kicks off Friday
morning with the world famous Barber Swap Meet, featuring over 400 vendors offering significant parts
and memorabilia...
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