From the April Issue: Record-setting Attendance at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

From the April Issue: Record-setting Attendance at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama
1st place GT Class Stevenson Camaro keeps 2nd place Westphal Balzan Ferrari 458 at bay.
1st place GT Class Stevenson Camaro keeps 2nd place Westphal Balzan Ferrari 458 at bay.

ZOOM Motorsports announced that the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama brought 83,564 fans to Barber Motorsports Park for the three-day race weekend.  That is the second highest overall attendance since the inaugural event.

Officials announced that 57,963 came out Sunday to watch IndyCar driver Ryan Hunter-Reay win the title. Sunday’s attendance is the highest of any Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama thus far.

Also announced today was the extension of the IndyCar contract, bringing the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama back to Barber Motorsports Park for three more years through 2016.

All photos by MSA Staff.

The 51 Ferrari Aim Motorsports finished 4th in GT Class.
The 51 Ferrari Aim Motorsports finished 4th in GT Class.
Brumos #59 Georgia drivers Leh Keen and Andrew Davis finished 10th in GT Class.
Brumos #59 Georgia drivers Leh Keen and Andrew Davis finished 10th in GT Class.
Corvettes fighting for the lead in DP Class.
Corvettes fighting for the lead in DP Class.
Eventual winner DP Class #10 of Angelelli and Taylor holding off #99 of Fogarty and Gurney.
Eventual winner DP Class #10 of Angelelli and Taylor holding off #99 of Fogarty and Gurney.
Celebration!
Celebration!
BGB Motorsports Porsche Cayman took 1st in GX Class.
BGB Motorsports Porsche Cayman took 1st in GX Class.
What a beautiful day it was!
What a beautiful day it was!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One thought on “From the April Issue: Record-setting Attendance at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

  1. fred hanyon

    What a beautiful track thanks MSA for turning me on to this event. Plan to attend more events.

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