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1931 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Louis Schneider
Previous: 1930 Next: 1932

The 1931 AAA Championship Car season consisted of seven races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 12. There was also one non-championship race. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Louis Schneider.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Dirt/Brick/Board Oval.

Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi
(805 km)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brick USAflagsmall Russ Snowberger USAflagsmall Louis Schneider
2 June 14 USAflagsmall Detroit Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Ernie Triplett USAflagsmall Louis Meyer
NC June 21 USAflagsmall Roby 100 100 mi
(161 km)
Roby Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Louis Schneider
3 July 4 USAflagsmall Altoona Race 100 mi
(161 km)
Altoona Speedway Board USAflagsmall Paul Bost USAflagsmall Lou Moore
4 September 7 USAflagsmall Altoona Heat 1 25 mi
(40 km)
Altoona Speedway Board USAflagsmall Lou Moore USAflagsmall Jimmy Gleason
5 USAflagsmall Altoona Heat 2 25 mi
(40 km)
USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon
6 USAflagsmall Altoona Race 100 mi
(161 km)
USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon
7 September 12 USAflagsmall Syracuse Race 100 mi
(161 km)
New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Shorty Cantlon USAflagsmall Lou Moore

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Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Louis Schneider Bowes Seal Fast 712.5
2 Fred Frame Duesenberg 540
3 Ralph Hepburn Harry Miller 362
4 Russ Snowberger Russell 8, Hupmobile 330
5 Jimmy Gleason Duesenberg 299

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2011-04-23. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1931/. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 


from the original on 2011-04-23. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1931.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 


from the original on 2011-04-23. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1931sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 


See alsoEdit

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