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1950 American Championship Car season
Series  : AAA Championship Car
Champion : USAflagsmall Henry Banks
Previous: 1949 Next: 1951

The 1950 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 13 races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Darlington, South Carolina on December 10. There were also two non-championship events. The AAA National Champion was Henry Banks, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Johnnie Parsons.

Schedule and resultsEdit


Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
NC May 1 USAflagsmall MGM Sweepstakes Arlington Downs Raceway Arlington, Texas Dirt USAflagsmall Jimmy Davies USAflagsmall Duane Carter
1 May 30 USAflagsmall International 500 Mile SweepstakesTemplate:Ref Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved USAflagsmall Walt Faulkner USAflagsmall Johnnie Parsons
2 June 11 USAflagsmall Rex Mays Classic Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt USAflagsmall Lee Wallard USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen
3 June 25 USAflagsmall Langhorne 100 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Dirt USAflagsmall Troy Ruttman USAflagsmall Jack McGrath
NC August 12 USAflagsmall Indianapolis Sweepstakes Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania Dirt USAflagsmall Lee Wallard USAflagsmall Troy Ruttman
4 August 19 USAflagsmall Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Paul Russo
5 September 4 USAflagsmall Milwaukee 200 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt USAflagsmall Chuck Stevenson USAflagsmall Walt Faulkner
6 September 4 USAflagsmall Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb Pikes Peak Highway Pikes Peak, Colorado Hill USAflagsmall Al Rogers USAflagsmall Al Rogers
7 September 9 USAflagsmall Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Jack McGrath
8 September 10 USAflagsmall Detroit 100 Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Detroit, Michigan Dirt USAflagsmall Troy Ruttman USAflagsmall Henry Banks
9 October 1 USAflagsmall Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen
10 October 15 USAflagsmall Sacramento 100 California State Fairgrounds Sacramento, California Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Duke Dinsmore
11 November 12 USAflagsmall Phoenix 100 Arizona State Fairgrounds Phoenix, Arizona Dirt USAflagsmall Bobby Ball USAflagsmall Jimmy Davies
12 November 26 USAflagsmall Bay Meadows 150 Bay Meadows Race Track San Mateo, California Dirt USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen USAflagsmall Tony Bettenhausen
13 December 10 USAflagsmall Darlington 200 Darlington Raceway Darlington, South Carolina Paved USAflagsmall Bill Schindler USAflagsmall Johnnie Parsons

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  • Indianapolis 500 was AAA-sanctioned and counted towards the FIA F1 World Drivers' Championship title.
Template:Note Race stopped after 345 miles due to rain.

Leading National Championship standingsEdit

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Henry Banks 1390
2 Walt Faulkner 1317
3 Johnnie Parsons 1313
4 Cecil Green John Zink 1190
5 Tony Bettenhausen Belanger 1027.5

ReferencesEdit

from the original on 2011-04-15. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1950/. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 


from the original on 2011-04-15. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1950.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 


from the original on 2011-04-15. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1950sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 


See alsoEdit

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