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Aug 23, 2018

AHMRA Posts $18,000 Cash Purse For "Barber Cup Pro Challenge" Race October 6 At Barber Motorsports Park

Selected AHRMA racers will be going for an $8,000 grand prize at Barber Motorsports Park in October. Photo by, courtesy of AHRMA.

$18,000 Purse for AHRMA Barber Cup Pro Challenge

GOODLETTSVILLE, TN, AUGUST 20, 2018 -- The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Assn. (AHRMA) is hosting the second running of the Barber Cup (formerly the Formula Thunder Pro Challenge), on October 6, 2018, at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, AL, during the 14th Annual Barber Vintage Festival. Sponsored by Palmetto State Armory, Luke’s Racecraft, Moto Corse Performance and Team Orthopedics, the race will feature a vast array of today’s most exciting racebikes, and a cash purse of over $18,000 for the top five finishers, with $8000 going to the winner.

Applications will be accepted from 30 riders who will take part in a 20-minute qualifying session on Thursday or Friday (depending on weather conditions), with the top 20 earning a spot in this special 10-lap race at 12:30pm Saturday.

A qualified racer will:

1.Be a licensed AHRMA competitor

2.Be in compliance with the AHRMA Barber Racer Requirements

3.Take part in Thursday or Friday practice

4.Be entered in the regular Formula Thunder race on Saturday

5.Be capable of running in the front part of the field in an AHRMA Formula Thunder race (based on lap times)

Interested parties are to submit an application form no later than September 15.

For an entry form and additional information – including equipment rules – please visit

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