The Barber Test: Revisited In Photos

The MotoAmerica Dunlop Preseason Test was held this week at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, as the series looks to start its championship at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta, April 17-19.

Here’s a look back at the goings-on through the lens of series photographer Brian J. Nelson.

Josh Herrin had his first outing on the Scheibe Racing BMW at the Barber test. Unfortunately, his first outing on the bike was in the rain and ended with a crash. Herrin, however, bounced back and rode the bike the following day in the dry.
Four-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Cameron Beaubier recorded the fastest lap of the two-day Dunlop-sponsored test.
No. He didn’t save it. Max Flinders took a tumble on his Thrashed Bike Racing Yamaha.
Kyle Wyman only rode on the first day of the test but he made the most of it and recorded the fourth quickest time on his KWR Ducati.
Jake Gagne did a bit of splish-splashing on the Monster Energy Attack Performance Yamaha.
PJ Jacobsen made his Ducati debut at the test on the Celtic HSBK Panigale.
New team, same motorcycle for Toni Elias at the test, with the Spaniard ending up second fastest after the two days.
Men in black: David Anthony and his FLY Racing ADR teammate Bradley Ward fly in formation at Barber Motorsports Park.
Despite limited track time, Cameron Petersen was fast on his Altus Suzuki GSX-R1000, the South African ending up with the sixth fastest time.
Josh Hayes filled in for the injured Mathew Scholtz and tested the Westby Racing Yamaha YZF-R1 at Barber.