Ace Corner Returns to the Barber Vintage Festival Presented by Triumph
Food, Beverages, Giveaways, Music and More!
Birmingham, AL – The legendary Ace Corner will make its return to the 12th Annual Barber Vintage Festival at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., Oct. 7-9. Admission to the popular “Ace Corner at Turn 17” will be offered as a ticket upgrade to spectators and will provide access to activities, food and beverage in addition to attractions already scheduled during the nation’s fastest-growing celebration of vintage motorcycles. Ace Corner will again be co-produced between Ace Cafe Orlando and Dime City Cycles.
Situated atop Turn 17 at Barber Motorsports Park, Ace Corner will offer the best view of the racing action, as well as include the following attractions:
Spectacular hillside viewing of the stunning circuit
Dedicated motorcycle parking inside the track for Ace Corner guests
Meet & greets
Autographs by Ace Cafe London Managing Director Mark Wilsmore
Autographs by Isle of Man TT racer Conor Cummins
Vintage, cafe racer & custom ride-in bike show by Dime City Cycles
Vintage, cafe racer & custom motorcycles on display
Special Friday Night Live “Rockabilly Party” with the “Texas Mod Crushers” band including beer, food and prize giveaways
A special $5 “Rockabilly Party” ticket is available at the Ace Corner main entrance
Live rock ‘n roll with the rockabilly & blues bands throughout the weekend
Vendors such as Dime City Cycles, Royal Enfield and Bell Helmets
Sunday morning “Ride with the Rockets” led by Mark Wilsmore and Herm Narciso
“We are very excited to be back at the Barber Vintage Festival hosting Ace Corner with our partner Ace Cafe for the fifth straight year. Each year we strive to add more content that makes the corner more fun than the year before, and this year will be no different. From the custom vintage motorcycle show to the bands, artists and vendors, we hope to make Ace Corner an unforgettable part of the weekend,“ said Herm Narciso, president and CEO for Dime City Cycles.
Daily tickets for the Ace Corner are available as an upgrade to the General Admission ticket starting at $10 for Friday, $10 for Saturday, $5 for Sunday or $20 in advance for the three-day weekend. All tickets include free paddock access and fans are encouraged to purchase in advance, as there are limited tickets available. Throughout the weekend, kids 15 and under receive free general admission into the Barber Vintage Festival when accompanied by a ticketed adult. Kids 15 and under will need a ticket upgrade for entry into the Ace Corner.
“The Legendary Ace Cafe at Barber just feels like home. For five straight years our cafe racer roots, vintage bike builders, vendors, partners and sponsors make Ace Corner a very special part of the Barber weekend,” said Marker McKee, CEO of Ace Cafe North America.
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 the Barber Vintage Festival tickets and can be purchased inside the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.
For additional information and to purchase tickets online, visit www.acecornerbarber.com or www.barbermotorsports.com.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor for Ace Corner 2016, please email Graham Bentham at [email protected]
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 www.barbermotorsports.com.
About Dime City Cycles:
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Largo, FL, Dime City Cycles has grown to become one of the largest global internet retailer of parts, accessories, and lifestyle riding gear for vintage and modern classic motorcyclists. Their target customers are enthusiasts who are restoring, modifying, customizing or building any make of vintage or modern classic motorcycles under such genres as café racers, brat style, bobbers and scramblers. By stocking over 6000 unique parts in their warehouse, which allows them same day shipping on over 95% of their orders. Visit them at Check at www.dimecitycycles.com and follow them on Facebook and twitter @dimecitycycles and dimecitycycles on Instagram.
About Ace Cafe USA:
The original Ace Cafe opened in 1938 as a “transport cafe” on the north edge of London. In the ‘50s and ‘60s, the Ace became a pillar of the cafe racer culture and the mods & rockers era, as British youth discovered rock ‘n’ roll music on the jukeboxes and raced their bikes from cafe to cafe. Time passed, as did the glory days of the British motorcycle industry, but the dream lived on, and in 1994, Mark Wilsmore staged an event to mark the Ace Cafe’s 1969 closure. About 12,000 people attended this first Ace Cafe Reunion, which was hence dubbed “The World’s Coolest Motorcycle Event” and has been held every year since. The event regularly attracts more than 200,000 visitors and 40,000 bikes from more than 40 countries. Mark’s vision brought the iconic cafe back to the point where today it is the world’s most famous charismatic destination and pit stop for the global “petrolhead” community. Visit www.ace-cafe-london.com for details. In late 2016, the first Ace Cafe in the USA will open on a historic three-acre site in downtown Orlando, Fla. Visit AceCafeUSA.com and follow @AceCafeUSA on Facebook and Twitter, AceCafeOrlando_Official on Instagram.