Barber first practice interviews (VIDEO)

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Here’s a number of interviews from this morning’s first practice, which aired on NBCSN for the Verizon IndyCar Series at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.

Juan Pablo Montoya talks about how he is preparing for the race, including how his first day of practice went. Montoya is trying a new Bell helmet in testing.

Helio Castroneves breaks down how he is properly preparing for the race and how he is analyzing the track on his tires.

Tony Kanaan explains what problems he ran into during his first practice and how he will correct it for the race.

Sebastien Bourdais was the fastest man in practice at Barber on Friday morning, and described what happened during his bump with Juan Montoya.