Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

April 25 - 27

Birmingham, Alabama

SCAA Summer SpeedFest

 

The SCCA Summer SpeedFest is the 45th anniversary celebration of the Formula F class racing car showcasing drivers from the SCCA US Majors Tour which is the highest level of amateur racing the SCCA has to offer. The Formula F class offers a very popular and successful platform for drivers aspiring to reach the professional ranks. Drivers such as Danica Patrick (NASCAR), Scott Dixon (Verizon IndyCar Series Champion), Kimi Raikkonen (Formula 1 World Champion), and Josef Newgarden (Verizon IndyCar Series) started their careers in these cars. For this year’s Summer SpeedFest at Barber, Josef Newgarden will be returning to his roots and racing Sunday August 10th. In addition to an IndyCar star on the rise racing that weekend, Barber will be playing host to the Birmingham Cars and Coffee car meet. Cars and Coffee coupled with SCCA racing is sure to be a weekend you don’t want to miss. In addition, Barber will be playing host to the Birmingham Cars and Cofee car meet on Saturday, August 9th. The Birmingham Cars and Coffee car meet will be located trackside in the fan  zone offering a unique meeting spot for this growing car community. 

  

Schedule of Activities

(all times are Central Daylight Time)

Group 1

SRA

Group 3

FV

Group 5

F5/F6

Group 2

FF

Group 4

CFF/VFF

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: Scheduled session times are approximate and are for planning purposes only.  Actual start times may vary based on forces of nature and on-track incidents.  Stewards will NOT take action on MINOR schedule changes.  Starting times may be altered with little, or no notice.  Please pay attention to the PA.

Friday, August 8, 2014

 

5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Registration (Late entries will be processed at the discretion of the Chief Registrar)

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Tech Inspection – in the paddock at the tech location

Saturday, August 9, 2014

 

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration

7:00 AM

Tech Inspection – in the paddock at the tech location

8:00 AM

15 Minute Track Touring Session (Groups 1, 3, and 5 drivers)

8:20 AM

15 Minute Track Touring Session (Groups 2 and 4 drivers)

8:40 AM

20 Minute Practice Session, Group 1

9:05 AM

20 Minute Practice Session, Group 2

9:35 AM

20 Minute Practice Session, Groups 3 & 5

10:00 AM

20 Minute Practice Session, Group 4

10:30 AM

20 Minute Qualifying Session, Group 1

11:00 AM

20 Minute Qualifying Session, Group 2

11:30 AM

20 Minute Qualifying Session, Group 3

11:50 AM

Lunch

12:50 PM

20 Minute Qualifying Session, Group 4

1:20 PM

20 Minute Qualifying Session, Group 5

1:50 PM

30 Minute Sprint Race, Group 1

2:30 PM

30 Minute Sprint Race, Group 2

3:10 PM

30 Minute Sprint Race, Group 3

3:50 PM

30 Minute Sprint Race, Group 4 (split start)

4:30 PM

30 Minute Sprint Race, Group 5

6:00 PM +/-

FF 45th Birthday Party, Second floor of the Tower

Sunday, August 10, 2014

 

7:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Registration

8:00 AM

15 Minute Warm-up, Group 1

8:20 AM

15 Minute Warm-up, Group 2

8:40 AM

15 Minute Warm-up, Group 3

9:00 AM

15 Minute Warm-up, Group 4

9:20 AM

15 Minute Warm-up, Group 5

10:00 AM

30 Minute Feature Race, Group 1

11:00 AM

Lunch – no race engines can be running

12:00 noon

Group 2 proceeds to Grid

12:15 PM

21 Lap or 45 Minute (whichever comes first) Feature Race, Group 2

1:15 PM

21 Lap or 45 Minute (whichever comes first) Feature Race, Group 3

2:15 PM

21 Lap or 45 Minute (whichever comes first) Feature Race, Group 4 (split start)

3:15 PM

21 Lap or 45 Minute (whichever comes first) Feature Race, Group 5