For those of you who love things mechanical, the Barber Vintage Festival and its accompanying flea market are can’t miss opportunities.
Birmingham, Ala. (July 5) – Barber Motorsports Park and ZOOM Motorsports announced today that tickets are on sale for the 7th 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. On-track racing action, provided by AHRMA (American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association), also starts Friday morning and continues throughout the Festival weekend. Motorcycles by Midnight, a charity dinner benefitting the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, will take place in the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum on Friday night. Tickets to the fundraiser are available for an additional charge from the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.
Additional fan attractions scheduled during the weekend include off-track motocross & time trials, several vintage motorcycle club gatherings – including VJMC and AMCA, as well as the “Wall of Death” stunt show, Aeroshell Aerobatic Air Show and the Century Race.
Daily tickets 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 the week of the event. Tent and motor home camping are also available in limited quantities.
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 www.barbermotorsports.com.
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.