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The 1941 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 1. There was also one non-championship event in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The AAA National Champion was Rex Mays and the Indianapolis 500 winners were Floyd Davis and Mauri Rose. The National Championship was not held again until 1946, due to World War II.

1941 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Start dateMay 30
End dateSeptember 1
National championUnited States Rex Mays
Indianapolis 500 winnerUnited States Floyd Davis
United States Mauri Rose
← 1940
1946 →


Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Paved/Dirt Oval.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30   International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved   Mauri Rose   Floyd Davis
  Mauri RoseA
NC June 22   Langhorne 100 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Dirt   Duke Nalon
2 August 24   Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt   Rex Mays   Rex Mays
3 September 1   Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt   Rex Mays   Rex Mays
  Non-championship race
^A Floyd Davis and Mauri Rose shared the drive, but Davis received the National Championship points as the starting driver.

Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast 1225
2 Ted Horn Ted Horn Engineering 675
3 Ralph Hepburn Bowes Seal Fast 550
4= Floyd Davis 450
4= Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Hose Clamp 450


  • Åberg, Andreas. "AAA National Championship 1941". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  • "1941 AAA National Championship Trail". Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  • Harms, Phil. "1941 Championship Driver Summary" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-04-20.

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