Porsche Thrill Rides

Experience the fascination of Porsche, go to your limits, enjoy thrilling sports car dynamics – all this and more at the Porsche Track Experience Hot Lap event taking place on Saturday, May 18 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. This is a ride with a professional driver that a sophisticated program designed to demonstrate the true ability of the Porsche as well as offering the rush of excitement that comes with the ride. For a $10 donation, you can experience the rush. All proceeds from this Track Experience benefit Children’s of Alabama.



Bring your car and test the Barber Proving Ground autocross on Sunday, May 19! This will consist of a timed, single car run on the autocross set on the Proving Ground. Rides will take place from 9am-3pm on Sunday, May 19. Advance registration not required. Helmet not required. Seat belt, waiver signature, age restriction and $10 fee required. Click here to see it in action.


Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum will have extended hours the weekend of Barber Historics.

Saturday: 8am – 6pm (tentative based on evening event)

Sunday: 8am – 6pm

The Barber Museum will also host a special after-hours event on Saturday, May 18, 2019. The cost will be $50 (plus tax) and it will include Museum access on Saturday and Sunday during normal Museum hours with pedestrian bridge access; and an informal reception featuring Grand Marshal Hurley Haywood with heavy hors d’ oeuvres, cash bar, and museum access to exhibit floors 1-5 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm on Saturday evening. Ticket holders will receive an armband at the time of the purchase of this upgraded weekend pass that will be their museum ticket for Saturday and Sunday, as well as access to the reception Saturday night. Click here to purchase your ticket ahead of time.