1949 AAA Championship Car season
The 1949 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 14 races, beginning in Arlington, Texas on April 24 and concluding in Del Mar, California on November 6. There were also two non-championship events. The AAA National Champion was Johnnie Parsons, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Bill Holland. The season was marred by George Metzler's death at Indianapolis in practice, Bill Sheffler's death at Trenton also in practice, and Rex Mays's death in the final race at Del Mar.
|1949 AAA Championship Car season|
|AAA National Championship Trail|
|Start date||April 24|
|End date||November 6|
|National champion||Johnny Parsons|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Bill Holland|
Schedule and resultsEdit
- ^A 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 1949". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
- "1949 AAA National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
- Harms, Phil. "1949 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. 306-309)