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11th and 12th graders from Birmingham city schools will converge at Barber Motorsports Park for the third annual Alabama Power: Automobiles for a Cleaner Tomorrow education event at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

The event will be held on Thursday, April 4th. Students that are interested in math, science and engineering will see some of the latest in automotive technology, including close-up looks at an emission-free, all-electric sports car, high-performance IndyCar, and the latest energy-efficient automobiles from Honda. Students will also get a visit from IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden, the 2011 Firestone Indy Lights champion, who is competing in the IZOD IndyCar Series race on Sunday.

The Alabama Power: Automobiles for a Cleaner Tomorrow education event is among the many activities connected to this year's Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, taking place April 5 - 7 at Barber Motorsports Park.

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