The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama will be resuming yesterday’s race this Monday morning, April 23rd at 11:00am. Gates open at 9:00am. Admission is free.
Fortune Magazine has named University of Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban and Apple CEO and Alabama native Tim Cook to their World’s 50 Greatest Leaders list for 2018.
On Wednesday May 16, 2018, history will be made.
The Birmingham area enjoys warm days and cool nights in April, perfect conditions for spending a weekend at the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 20-22 at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. Come watch the fastest drivers in the world compete in a world-class event set at the “Augusta National” of IndyCar racing.
RaceQuest orients itself around one idea: “train and race with the pros.” I interviewed Co-Founder Kelli Eldridge to learn how this world-class training camp and race touring company based itself in Birmingham!
Mark your calendars.
From May 16-20, the PGA Tour Champions will be holding its first major championship of the year at the Regions Tradition in Hoover.
The earliest Opening day in Major League Baseball history began yesterday and that means our own Birmingham Barons home opener is not far behind. The Barons launch their 2018 home schedule against the Montgomery Biscuits on April 11th.
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal
On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command.
On Saturday, March 24th, more than four hundred cyclists rolled away from UAB’s Kirkland Clinic for the 4th Annual Magic City Cycliad. Be sure to check out the photo gallery at the end of this post!
Media Day at Barber Motorsports gave local press an opportunity to tour the impressive museum and learn more about the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. In less than a month, April 20-22 10,000 fans will converge on Barber Motorsports Park to take part in exciting fan experiences and the pulse surging thrill of IndyCar racing.
Birmingham has another champion to call our own. Chris Osborne won 2 out of 3 divisions in the Amputee Long Drive Championship.
Remember that feeling of flying when we rode our bikes as kids? It’s still possible to feel that sense of freedom. These Bham Instagrammers love their bikes. Check out our weekly Instagram spotlight, maybe we grabbed one of your posts!
Does Alabama come to mind when you think of IndyCar racing?
From Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22, the Honda INDY Grand Prix returns to Birmingham for the ninth straight year. The world-famous Barber Motorsports Park will host nine races in three days, capped by the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by America’s First, a signature event on the IndyCar circuit.
Earlier this month, the Birmingham Legion announced that the Birmingham Hammers soccer team will be playing one last season in the USL PDL league. . The club will be playing its 2018 season on the campus of Samford University.
Former Auburn University basketball player and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has announced he will be starting a vocational school initiative to train plumbers, electricians and car mechanics. Continue reading “Auburn & NBA basketball legend, Charles Barkley partners with vocational school”