1938 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Floyd Roberts
Previous: 1937 Next: 1939

The 1938 AAA Championship Car season consisted of two races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 10. There were also two non-championship events. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Floyd Roberts.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Dirt/Brick Oval. In IZOD IndyCar Series 2011 Historial Record Book the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 1911 to 1938 "brick track" type circuit. (page 73)

Rnd Date Race Name Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Brick USAflagsmall Floyd Roberts USAflagsmall Floyd Roberts
NC August 20 USAflagsmall Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Willman
NC August 28 USAflagsmall Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Mauri Rose USAflagsmall Chet Gardner
2 September 10 USAflagsmall Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Jimmy Snyder USAflagsmall Jimmy Snyder


Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring 1000
2 Wilbur Shaw Shaw 825
3 Chet Miller IBEW 675
4 Ted Horn 660
5 Chet Gardner Burd Piston Ring 450


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See alsoEdit

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