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The 1939 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 2. There was also one non-championship event in Springfield, Illinois. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

1939 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races3
Start dateMay 30
End dateSeptember 2
Awards
National championUnited States Wilbur Shaw
Indianapolis 500 winnerUnited States Wilbur Shaw
← 1938
1940 →

Contents

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Oval/Speedway.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30   International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved   Jimmy Snyder   Wilbur Shaw
2 August 27   Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt   Emil Andres   Babe Stapp
3 September 2   Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt   Rex Mays   Mauri Rose
NC October 15   Race of Champions Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt   Emil Andres
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Wilbur Shaw Boyle 1000
2 Jimmy Snyder Thorne Engineering 825
3 Ted Horn 685
4= Babe Stapp 675
4= Cliff Bergere Miller 675

ReferencesEdit

  • Åberg, Andreas. "AAA National Championship 1939". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
  • "1939 AAA National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2009-05-23.
  • Harms, Phil. "1939 Championship Driver Summary" (PDF). Motorsport.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2011-04-20.

See alsoEdit