VJMC Recap of the 2018 Barber Vintage FestivalMike Fitterling, Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Magazine | December 13, 2018

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Arriving in Birmingham in the afternoon on Thursday, 4 October, I found almost all preparations had been completed by VJMC volunteers already.

The VJMC site in the park could not have been better, with three acres of space just inside the first gate into the park, across from the north end of the Museum.

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Recap of the 12th Annual Barber Vintage FestivalMichael Fitterling, The Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Magazine | January 20, 2017

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The weather couldn’t have been more cooperative for this year’s premier vintage motorcycle event. Attendance was around 73,000, up from the 65,000+ the year before, making for a lively and bustling festival.

The VJMC was once again at the huge grassy area just inside Gate Ten, with a beautiful view of the museum across the road at the exit of Turn 9.

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Barber Motorsports Park can get your motor running in Alabama this springZarinah Shahid, Alabama News Center | March 28, 2016

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Springtime in Alabama invites us to get outdoors and enjoy time with family and friends. Why not add some horsepower into the mix?

Barber Motorsports Park reintroduces itself to Birmingham, the state and the nation each spring as it hosts the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 22-24, the same time everything is back in bloom in what has been called “the Augusta National of racetracks.”

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At the Barber Vintage Motorsports MuseumAndrew Kohn, asphaltandrubber.com | January 5, 2016

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Overwhelming, but in a really good way. That’s the best way to describe the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum. Officially categorized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest motorcycle museum, the collection at Barber contains over 1,400 motorcycles with over 650 on display at any one time.

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Four Britten V1000’s on the Barber Motorsports Park Raceway… At the Same TimeJim Downs, RideApart.com | November 13, 2015

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One of the many highlights at this year’s Barber Vintage Festival, were the exhibition laps made on the raceway by four Britten V1000 Motorcycles. The display was remarkable because only 10 of the revolutionary machines were ever made.

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The Barber Vintage Festival Is Some Of The Best Racing I’ve Ever WitnessedTravis Holland | November 2, 2015

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Dear hipsters, I spent the weekend watching your dads race motorcycles. And it was awesome.

Every October the ones that have it all figured out head down to Alabama for a an event known as “Barber Vintage Festival,” and before you shrug it off because it has the word “vintage” in it, you really need to give it a chance. Why? Because racing, and who doesn’t love that.

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Fast Times at the 2015 Barber Vintage FestivalNathaniel Salzman, behindthemoto.com | November 2, 2015

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The only thing better than riding your motorcycle (or scooter) is having somewhere great for your destination. For us, Columbus Day weekend means one destination: The Barber Vintage Festival in Birmingham, AL.

This year marked the 11th annual gathering of bikes old and new at Barber Motorsports Park, one of the best facilities in the world for any moto fan. Why do we go every year, though? It’s not like it’s our event. Truth is, the reasons are many. There are more great reasons to go to Barber than I care to list, but here are some of my favorites.

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The Big OneLarry Lawrence, Cycle News | October 21, 2015

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America’s biggest vintage meet has become a premier motorcycle event.

Pro road racer Jake Zemke said it all when he talked about his first time coming to the Barber Vintage Festival: “I pulled into the place and my eyes got a s big as saucers. I know what this place looks like with a big crowd from the Superbike races a few years ago and event that doesn’t compare to what this event pulls in.”

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Barber Vintage Museum Acquires Eslick’s 2015 Daytona 200-Winning BikeJuly 21, 2015

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The winning motorcycle, as raced by Danny Eslick in the 74th running of the Daytona 200, has been acquired by the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and is now on display as part of the Museum’s world-renowned motorcycle collection.

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