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1930 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Billy Arnold
Previous: 1929 Next: 1931

The 1930 AAA Championship Car season consisted of eight races, beginning in Langhorne, Pennsylvania on May 3 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 6. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Billy Arnold.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Dirt/Brick/Board Oval.

Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 3 USAflagsmall Langhorne Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Langhorne Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Bill Cummings USAflagsmall Bill Cummings
2 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi
(805 km)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brick USAflagsmall Billy Arnold USAflagsmall Billy Arnold
3 June 9 USAflagsmall Detroit Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Chet Gardner USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
4 June 14 USAflagsmall Altoona Race 200 mi
(322 km)
Altoona Speedway Board USAflagsmall Billy Arnold USAflagsmall Billy Arnold
5 June 22 USAflagsmall Akron Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Akron-Cleveland Speedway Board USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon
6 July 4 USAflagsmall Bridgeville Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Pittsburgh-Bridgeville Speedway Board USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
7 September 1 USAflagsmall Altoona Race 116.25 mi
(187.1 km)A
Altoona Speedway Board USAflagsmall Billy Arnold USAflagsmall Billy Arnold
8 September 6 USAflagsmall Syracuse Race 100 mi
(161 km)
New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Billy Arnold USAflagsmall Bill Cummings

A - Scheduled for 200 miles, stopped early due to rain.

Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Billy Arnold Miller-Hartz, Fronty Ford, Bowes Seal Fast 1027.5
2 Shorty Cantlon Miller-Schofield 653
3 Bill Cummings Century Tire, Duesenberg 650.4
4 Russ Snowberger Russell 8 489.7
5 Deacon Litz Miller, Duesenberg 464.6

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2011-04-24. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1930/. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 


from the original on 2011-04-24. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1930.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 


from the original on 2011-04-24. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1930sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-24. 


See alsoEdit

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