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1937 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
Previous: 1936 Next: 1938

The 1937 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 12. There were also three non-championship events. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

Schedule and resultsEdit


Rnd Date Race Name Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 31 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brick USAflagsmall Bill Cummings USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
NC June 13 USAflagsmall Cleveland 50 Randall Park Raceway Dirt USAflagsmall Rex Mays
2 July 5 USAflagsmall George Vanderbilt Cup Roosevelt Raceway Road Nazi-germany-flag-small Rudolf Caracciola Nazi-germany-flag-small Bernd Rosemeyer
NC August 21 USAflagsmall Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Mauri Rose
NC August 29 USAflagsmall Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Billy Winn USAflagsmall Rex Mays
3 September 12 USAflagsmall Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Rex Mays USAflagsmall Billy Winn

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Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Wilbur Shaw Shaw Gilmore, Maserati 1135
2 Ted Horn Miller 750
3 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union 600
4 Ralph Hepburn Hamilton-Harris 598.1
5 Louis Meyer Boyle Valve 550

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2011-04-21. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1937/. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 


from the original on 2011-04-21. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1937.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 


from the original on 2011-04-21. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1937sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 


See alsoEdit

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