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1940 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Rex Mays
Previous: 1939 Next: 1941

The 1940 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 2. There was also one non-championship event in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The AAA National Champion was Rex Mays and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

Schedule and resultsEdit

All races running on Paved/Dirt Oval.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Paved USAflagsmall Rex Mays USAflagsmall Wilbur Shaw
NC June 16 USAflagsmall Langhorne 100 Langhorne Speedway Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Willman USAflagsmall Duke Nalon
2 August 24 USAflagsmall Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Rex Mays USAflagsmall Rex Mays
3 September 2 USAflagsmall Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Dirt USAflagsmall Rex Mays USAflagsmall Rex Mays

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Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast 1225
2 Wilbur Shaw Boyle 1000
3 Mauri Rose Elgin Piston Pin 675
4 Ted Horn Ted Horn Engineering 625
5 Joel Thorne Thorne Engineering 450

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2009-05-18. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1940/. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 


from the original on 2009-05-18. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1940.htm. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 


from the original on 2011-04-20. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1940sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-20. 


See alsoEdit

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