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The third race of the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season is the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, Friday through Sunday, April 25th through 27th. There are seven races throughout the weekend featuring, in addition to the stars of the IndyCar Series, the Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires and Cooper Tires USF 2000 powered by Mazda.

Fans at the track can check out the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, which showcases approximately 600 of the museum’s collection of 1200 motorcycles, with the earliest dating back to 1902. Visit www.barbermuseum.org for more information on the museum.

On Friday, practice for Pro Mazda gets underway at 8:15 a.m. CT, following by the Indy Lights at 9 a.m. CT, IndyCar practice at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. CT and USF 2000 practice at 12:30 p.m. CT; qualifying sessions for Pro Mazda, Indy Lights and USF 2000 are at 1:15 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. CT, respectively.

On Saturday, the first USF 2000 race of the weekend goes green at 9:05 a.m. CT, followed by IndyCar practice at 10 a.m. CT, the first Pro Mazda race at 11 a.m. CT and the first Indy Lights race at noon CT; the second USF 2000 race goes green at 1 p.m. CT, followed by IndyCar qualifying at 2 p.m. CT.

On Sunday, the second Pro Mazda race of the weekend goes green at 8:50 a.m. CT, followed by the second Indy Lights race at noon CT and the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at 2 p.m. CT.

Tickets are still available for the Grand Prix of Alabama weekend – find out about tickets and more about the weekend and the track at www.barbermotorsports.com.

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