BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A surprise blaze caught many off guard Wednesday morning at the Barber's Motorsports Park.
The trailer of an 18-wheeler carrying Pirelli race tires caught fire. The fire was quickly extinguished. But before the then, several tires were damaged.
Those that were damaged will not be used Saturday. A Pirelli spokesperson said race activity will not be disrupted by the fire.
No one was injured during the incident.