Oct 10, 2012
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8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
Birmingham, Ala. (Oct. 10)- The 8th Annual Barber Vintage Festival presented by Triumph Dealers of North America returns to the Barber Motorsports Park this weekend. The nation's fastest growing celebration of vintage bikes will offer on- and offtrack racing, as well as many other activities dedicated to the history and preservation of motorcycles.
The American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA) will be competing throughout the weekend, including Road Racing, Trials, Cross-Country and Motocross. In addition to the racing action, the Barber Vintage Festival will also feature the following activities for fans of all ages:
World Famous Barber Swap Meet with 400+ Vendors
America's First Federal Credit Union Fan Zone
American Motor Drome's "Wall of Death" Stunt Show
Aeroshell Aerobatic Air Show
Century Race, featuring motorcycles made before 1911
Several vintage bike shows, including:
AMCA (Antique Motorcycle Club of America)
VJMC (Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club)
Motorcycle Classics and much more
Nick and Ernie Stunt Show
Track Parade Laps at the end of each day for purchase
Wide Variety of Concessions and More!
Daily tickets for the Barber Vintage Festival are available beginning at $20 in advance or $40 for the three-day weekend. All tickets include free paddock access and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance, as prices will increase Thursday at midnight.
This year's event also features a new hospitality ticket option. The "Ace Corner" is located trackside atop turn 17, and fans with the upgraded ticket will have the opportunity to hang out at the legendary Ace CafÃ©, as well as purchase hot food, cold beer and wine. Attractions will include CafÃ© Racer TV, Dime City Cycles and other vendors, a biker build-off, motorcycle parking and a Saturday night band party.
Throughout the weekend, kids 12 and under receive free general admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult. For additional information and to purchase tickets or camping, visit .
Adding to the weekend activities, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum will feature extended hours, special displays and technical seminars. Tickets to the Museum are available separately from Barber Vintage Festival tickets and can be purchased inside.
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 .