Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Fast Facts

Race Weekend: Friday, April 3 – Sunday, April 5
Track: Barber Motorsports Park, a 2.3-mile, 17-turn road course (clockwise) in Birmingham, Alabama

The 2.38-mile permanent road course has 17 flowing turns and features 80 feet of elevation change that challenge drivers and engineers. A 45-foot-wide racing ribbon also makes it imperative for patience while setting up overtaking opportunities.

Race Distance: 90 laps / 207 miles

Push-to-Pass Parameters: 200 seconds of total time with a maximum time of 20 seconds per activation
Firestone Tire Allotment: Seven sets primary (BLACK), four sets alternate (RED). Teams must use one set of primary and one new set of alternate tires in the race.

Twitter: @BarberMotorPark @IndyCar, #HIGPA, #IndyCar
Event Website: barberracingevents.com

2019 Race Winner: Takuma Sato (No. 30 Rahal Letterman Lannigan Racing Honda)
2019 Pole Winner: Takuma Sato (No. 30 Rahal Letterman Lannigan Racing Honda), 1:08.5934, 120.711 mph
Qualifying Record: Sebastien Bourdais, 1:06.6001, 124.324 mph, 4/23/2016

NBCSN Telecasts:

  • Qualifying, Saturday, April 4 (live)
  • Race, 4:15 p.m. ET Sunday, April 5 (live)

NBC Sports Gold Live Streaming: All NTT IndyCar Series practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on INDYCAR Pass on NBC Sports Gold, NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that will put more INDYCAR programming content at viewers’ fingertips than ever before. In addition, full-broadcast, same-day replays of NTT IndyCar Series races, live streams of Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires races, edited cutdowns of NTT IndyCar Series and Indy Lights races and more will be available.

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Pro 2000 Road to Indy

Rasmussen Takes Charge in Indy Pro 2000 But McElrea Wins

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEEDS, Ala. – Denmark’s Christian Rasmussen was a dominant force in today’s second leg of the Indy Pro 2000 Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires, but it was New Zealander Hunter McElrea who claimed the victory spoils following a dramatic 30-lap contest. Read More…

2021 Race Season Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

Palou Holds Off Heavyweights To Take First Career Win in Barber Thriller

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sunday, April 18, 2021) – When Alex Palou sits back and soaks in the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst, he can take special satisfaction in knowing he took his first career NTT INDYCAR SERIES victory the old-school way. He earned it. Palou held Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights Road to Indy

Comeback King Malukas Scores First Indy Lights Victory

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEEDS, Ala. – Teenager David Malukas bounced back from a disappointing start to his season yesterday by claiming a dominant victory in today’s second leg of the Indy Lights Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by Cooper Tires. Malukas, from Chicago, Ill., led from flag Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Road to Indy USF2000

Sundaramoorthy, Campbell Earn Maiden USF2000 Wins

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEEDS, Ala. – Today’s opening two rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship at Barber Motorsports Park saw honors shared as Yuven Sundaramoorthy (Pabst Racing) and Prescott Campbell (DEForce Racing) both claimed well-deserved maiden victories. But a second-place finish in the opening leg of Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights Road to Indy

Lundqvist Victorious on the Return of Indy Lights in Alabama

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEEDS, Ala. – Sweden’s Linus Lundqvist this afternoon claimed an emphatic victory for the Global Racing Group with HMD Motorsports team as Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires made its eagerly anticipated return to the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires driver development Read More…

2021 Race Season Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

O’Ward Roars to NTT P1 Award at Barber as Field Crushes Track Record

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Saturday, April 17, 2021) – It appears Pato O’Ward’s time may be here. Mexican driver O’Ward was pegged as a rising young star of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES after finishing fourth in the series standings in 2020, and he opened the 2021 season Saturday by winning Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights Indy Pro 2000 Road to Indy USF2000

Road to Indy Qualifying Records Shattered at Barber

Story Credit: Road to Indy PRPhoto Credit: Road to Indy Photo LEEDS, Ala. – A new season for the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires is under way. And how! A total of 56 drivers representing a dozen different nationalities took full advantage of perfect weather conditions today at Barber Motorsports Park as new Read More…

2021 Race Season Honda Grand Prix of Alabama iRacing NTT IndyCar Series

McLaughlin hangs on to edge teammate Power in Round 2 of INDYCAR iRacing Challenge at Barber

Story Credit: INDYCAR PR INDIANAPOLIS (April 4, 2020) – Scott McLaughlin made the most of working the night shift, winning the Virtual Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst on Saturday at Barber Motorsports Park, the second round of the INDYCAR iRacing Challenge. New Zealand native and two-time Virgin Australia Supercars champion McLaughlin Read More…

2021 Race Season Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

Near-flawless performance takes Sato to victory at Barber

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Sunday, April 7, 2019) – Takuma Sato drove flawlessly – almost – to win the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst and throw his name firmly into the NTT IndyCar Series championship conversation. The Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver made Scott Dixon a Read More…