|1905 American Championship Car season|
|Series : AAA Championship Car|
|Champion : Barney Oldfield|
|Previous: None||Next: 1909|
The 1905 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 11 races, beginning in The Bronx, New York on June 10 and concluding in Poughkeepsie, New York on September 29. There was also one non-championship event in Detroit, Michigan. The AAA National Champion was Barney Oldfield. This was the first year AAA awarded a National Champion and for reasons unknown, they did not award another official champion until 1916. Though not historically considered the first year of the American Championship Car Racing title due to only featuring short sprints on dirt ovals, This was the first time in the western hemisphere that a racing champion was declared based on points.
Schedule and resultsEdit
All races running on Dirt Oval.
|Rnd||Date||Race Name||Location||Track||Winning Driver|
|1||June 10||Morris Park 5||Morris Park||The Bronx, New York||Louis Chevrolet|
|2||June 17||Hartford 5||Charter Oak Park||West Hartford, Connecticut||Barney Oldfield|
|3||June 26||Empire City 10||Empire City Speedway||Yonkers, New York||Louis Chevrolet|
|4||June 29||Brunots Island 10||Brunots Island Track||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Louis Chevrolet|
|5||July 4||Morris Park 1||Morris Park||The Bronx, New York||Webb Jay|
|NC||August 8||Grosse Point 5||Grosse Point Track||Detroit, Michigan||Webb Jay|
|6||August 14||Glenville 5||Glenville Driving Track||Cleveland, Ohio||Charles Burman|
|7||August 19||Buffalo 5||Kenilworth Park||Buffalo, New York||Barney Oldfield|
|8||September 9||Readville 5||Readville Trotting Park||Readville, Massachusetts||Barney Oldfield|
|9||September 18||Syracuse 5||New York State Fairgrounds||Syracuse, New York||Guy Vaughn|
|10||September 23||Providence 5||Narragansett Park||Pawtuxet, Rhode Island||Barney Oldfield|
|11||September 29||Poughkeepsie 5||Hudson River Driving Park||Poughkeepsie, New York||Barney Oldfield|
Leading National Championship standingsEdit
|1||Barney Oldfield||Peerless "Green Dragon"||22|
|2||Louis Chevrolet||Fiat 90||16|
|3||Webb Jay||White Steamer||7|
|4||Dan Wurgis||Reo Bird 32||6|
from the original on 2009-05-14. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1905/. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
from the original on 2009-05-14. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1905.htm. Retrieved 2009-05-12.