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 NTT IndyCar Series

O’Ward Tunes Out Distractions, Powers to Barber Victory

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sunday, May 1, 2022) – With a clear mind and a fast car, Pato O’Ward returned to his winning ways Sunday by capturing the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst at Barber Motorsports Park. O’Ward, from Mexico, earned his first victory of the season Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights

Lundqvist Holds Off Teammate Pedersen in Wet Barber Thriller

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sunday, May 1, 2022) – Linus Lundqvist withstood a late-race charge by teammate Benjamin Pedersen and contact coming off the final turn to score a dominating Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires victory Sunday at Barber Motorsports Park. Swedish driver Lundqvist led the entire 45-minute race from Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

VeeKay Delivers on Speedy Prediction with NTT P1 Award at Barber

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Saturday, April 30, 2022) – Rinus VeeKay entered Barber Motorsports Park this weekend with a hunch he would be fast. Turns out he was right. VeeKay earned his second career NTT P1 Award, winning the top spot Saturday for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights

Lundqvist Continues Barber Roll with Indy Lights Pole

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Saturday, April 30, 2022) – Barber Motorsports Park has been a special place for Linus Lundqvist in his Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires career, and he took it to the next level by winning the pole for Sunday’s Indy Lights Grand Prix of Alabama. Lundqvist Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series

Herta Sets Pace as Andretti Autosport Hurries to Head of Barber Practice

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Friday, April 29, 2022) – Andretti Autosport was on the pace Friday at Barber Motorsports Park as Colton Herta led opening practice for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by AmFirst with a best lap of 1 minute, 6.5149 seconds in the No. 26 Read More…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama Indy Lights

Frost Heats Up Barber by Leading Lights Practice

Story Credit: INDYCAR PRPhoto Credit: INDYCAR Photo BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Friday, April 29, 2022) – Danial Frost started the Indy Lights Grand Prix of Alabama race weekend hot by pacing Friday’s sole Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires practice session. Frost turned a best lap of 1 minute, 12.6511 seconds in the No. 68 HMD Motorsports Read More…

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…

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama NTT IndyCar Series Race Season

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…