Melissa Miller’s Cross-Country Driven Nissan 300ZX-TT

One of the clear fan-favorites at the 2012 Z Nationals Track Day was Melissa Miller in her cross country driven Z32 Nissan 300ZX Twin-Turbo.

A true enthusiast Melissa drove her Z32 from her Southern California home to Z-Con in Phoenix  Arizona and on to the Z Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia / Birmingham, Alabama. Check out Melissa’s personal webpage for more information on her project cars and upcoming events.  www.melissadrifts.com

TRACK FACTS:

  • 2.38 miles long
  • 45′ wide
  • 17 turns, most of which are flowing
  • 80′ of elevation change

FACILITY AMENITIES:

  • 4-tiered paved paddock
  • 60 amp power available on mechanics wall
  • Restroom and shower facilities
  • Covered tech area
  • Facility is approximately 1 mile off Interstate 20
  • Birmingham International Airport is located approximately 15 minutes away
  • Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum located on Park property

TRACK RECORDS:

  • Car – 1:09.455 – avg. speed – 119.213 mph – Will Power- March 2009
  • Motorcycle – 1:23.664 – avg. speed – 115.474 mph – Mat Mladin – April 2008

TRACK HISTORY:

  • The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum began life in 1988 as a private collection of George W. Barber, owner of Barber Dairies. Mr. Barber, always an automobile enthusiast, raced, modified and maintained Porsches in the 1970′s (63 first place wins). He started collecting and restoring classic sports cars in 1989.
  • The Barber Motorsports Park opened in the January of 2003. The first major public event to take place at the Park was the Grand-Am Sports Car Series, May 17-18, 2003.
It’s Shelob versus the mighty Porsche army…at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama.