The Verizon IndyCar Series heads to Barber Motorsports Park this weekend for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, round three of the 2017 season.
Firestone Racing will bring more than 1400 tires this weekend with each driver receiving 4 sets of the red walled Alternate tire.
The drivers will have seven sets of the black Primary tire and three sets of the grey Rain tire. Speaking about the test at Barber Motorsports Park, Chief Engineer with Bridgestone Americas Cara Adams commented by saying:
We had a very successful open test at Barber last month,” said Cara Adams, Chief Engineer of Bridgestone Americas Motorsports. “Teams ran the race-proven primary compound and we introduced a new alternate compound to tackle the grueling nature of the circuit which will be run in race conditions for the first time this weekend. Fast speeds at the test were set by Will Power at 67.752 seconds (122.21 mph) in very warm conditions, and, pending weather, we expect even faster speeds