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A Celebration of Timely Celebrations. George Barber and the AMA Hall of Fame

A Celebration of Timely Celebrations. George Barber and the AMA Hall of Fame | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it
George Barber gets nominated into the AMA Hall of Fame

I often see updates from my friends that say things like Mary is “feeling happy today at (fill in the blank)” which I guess is Facebook’s way of helping us out with the hard things but right now I am going to steal a page from their playbook because I can honestly say “Vicki Smith is feeling happy today reading her email”. Why? Well, the one I just opened say’s George Barber got nominated to the AMA Hall of Fame on the first ballet and that, well, that makes me very happy.


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A little paying it back for the guy that has been paying it forward for a long time

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Four Seasons Magazine | Where’s the World’s Best Private Museum?

Four Seasons Magazine | Where’s the World’s Best Private Museum? | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it
Art, artefacts, motorcycles. Where are the world’s best private collections?

Some of the most fascinating museums in the world were, at their very start, private collections of artwork, relics, natural ephemera or elaborate playthings put on display by their curious and wealthy owners. Hence the private museum was born. Today more and more collectors are putting their treasures on view in grand, spacious and eclectic spaces. Here are some must-see privately owned museums....

Photo - Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Birmingham, Alabama


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AL.com | Barber Motorsports museum expansion on track for 2012

AL.com | Barber Motorsports museum expansion on track for 2012 | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- George Barber, who built the Barber Motorsports Park and Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum with tens of millions of dollars of his own money, expects to complete plans for a 100,000 square-foot museum expansion this year and break ground in 2012....more

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Barber Vintage Festival (Ducstock 2011) | MH900e Owner's Site

Barber Vintage Festival (Ducstock 2011) | MH900e Owner's Site | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it
I finally met Harlyn Jenkins of Ducati.net fame, Bill Ballon from MH900e.org, the Bellissimoto crew (Lyle, Randall, and Amy), Ted from NED (the New England Ducati club…who rode his Ducati in from New Hampshire), Rich ...
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Private Tour at the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum with Bryan Fuller June 6th, 10am

Private Tour at the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum with Bryan Fuller June 6th, 10am | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

Join Bryan Fuller, Hot Rod magazine and Magnaflow at the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum for a special tour of the museum and the debut of Bryan's latest motorcycle creation.  


email kwright@magnaflow.com to reserve your spot

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Bryan Fuller is a friend (not to mention a mega creative guy who has several Ducati's) and he has extended this invitation to include Vicki, Rich and Ducati.net readers and friends. We are sure this will be something special...

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Bryan Fuller is a friend (not to mention a mega creative guy who has several Ducati's) and he has extended this invitation to include Vicki, Rich and Ducati.net readers and friends. We are sure this will be something special...

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AL.com | Triumph to sponsor Superbike races at Barber Motorsports Park

AL.com | Triumph to sponsor Superbike races at Barber Motorsports Park | Ductalk Ducati News | Scoop.it

We are posting this because it has an effect on Ducati.net's Ducstock event.  How much of an effect we will know soon and share with the group. Regardless, we are happy to see Barber getting this level of manufacturer support committment, this is essentially a 6 event deal.....

Motorcycle racing at Barber Motorsports Park has been through tough times since Honda left as title sponsor of the annual AMA Pro Series weekend.
But the future of Superbike racing at Barber gets a huge boost with an announcement today that Triumph Motorcycles has signed on for three years as title sponsor for the AMA racing weekend and presenting sponsor for the fall Barber Vintage Festival.
"We're excited to have them as such a devoted sponsor for two of our major events at Barber Motorsports Park," said Gene Hallman, president of track promoter ZOOM Motorsports, "and we look forward to a great partnership for many years to come."
The Triumph Superbike Classic will include competition in four divisions -- the AMA Pro National Guard SuperBike, AMA Pro Daytona SportBike, AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport and AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 series....more

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Ohlins at Barber NCR Ducstock 2011

Ohlins at Ducstock 2011 at Barber Motorsports Park...

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