1948 AAA Championship Car season
The 1948 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 12 races, beginning in Arlington, Texas on April 25 and concluding in Du Quoin, Illinois on October 10. The AAA National Champion was Ted Horn, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Mauri Rose. Ralph Hepburn was killed at Indianapolis in practice, and Ted Horn was killed at the last race in DuQuoin.
|1948 AAA Championship Car season|
|AAA National Championship Trail|
|Start date||April 25|
|End date||October 10|
|National champion||Ted Horn|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Mauri Rose|
Schedule and resultsEdit
- ^A Both Bettenhausen and Fohr were credited with wins for the race as Bettenhausen relieved Fohr on Lap 118 of 200.
- ^B No pole is awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in this schedule on the pole is the driver who started first. No lap led was awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, however, a lap was awarded to the drivers that completed the climb.
Final points standingsEdit
Note: The points became the car, when not only one driver led the car, the relieved driver became small part of the points. Points for driver method: (the points for the finish place) / (number the lap when completed the car) * (number the lap when completed the driver)
- Åberg, Andreas. "AAA National Championship 1948". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
- "1948 AAA National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
- Harms, Phil. "1948 Championship Driver Summary" (PDF). Motorsport.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
- http://media.indycar.com/pdf/2011/IICS_2011_Historical_Record_Book_INT6.pdf (p. 310-312)