1921 AAA Championship Car season

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1921 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 20
Start date February 27
End date December 11
Awards
National champion United States Tommy Milton
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Tommy Milton
Chronology
Previous season Next season
1920 1922

The 1921 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 20 races, beginning in Beverly Hills, California on February 27 and concluding in San Carlos, California on December 11. There was also one non-championship race. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Tommy Milton.

Schedule and results[edit]

All races running on Dirt/Brick/Board Oval.

Rnd Date Race Name Length Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 February 27 United States Beverley Hills Heat 1 25 mi (40 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board United States Ralph DePalma
2 United States Beverley Hills Heat 2 25 mi (40 km) United States Roscoe Sarles
3 United States Beverley Hills Heat 3 25 mi (40 km) United States Jimmy Murphy
4 United States Beverley Hills Heat 4 25 mi (40 km) United States Tommy Milton
5 United States Beverley Hills Main 50 mi (80 km) United States Ralph DePalma
6 April 10 United States Beverley Hills Heat 1 25 mi (40 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board United States Tommy Milton United States Ralph DePalma
7 United States Beverley Hills Heat 2 25 mi (40 km) United States Eddie Pullen
8 United States Beverley Hills Heat 3 25 mi (40 km) United States Joe Thomas
9 United States Beverley Hills Heat 4 25 mi (40 km) United States Jimmy Murphy
10 United States Beverley Hills Main 50 mi (80 km) United States Jimmy Murphy
11 April 30 United States Raisin Day Classic 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Roscoe Sarles United States Joe Thomas
12 May 30 United States 1921 Indianapolis 500 500 mi (800 km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Ralph DePalma United States Tommy Milton
13 June 18 United States Universal Trophy 225 mi (362 km) Uniontown Speedway Hopwood, Pennsylvania Board United States Roscoe Sarles
14 July 4 United States Tacoma Montamarathon 250 mi (400 km) Tacoma Speedway Tacoma, Washington Board United States Tommy Milton United States Tommy Milton
15 August 14 United States Cotati Race 150 mi (240 km) Cotati Speedway Santa Rosa, California Board United States Eddie Hearne
16 September 5 United States Autumn Classic 225 mi (362 km) Uniontown Speedway Hopwood, Pennsylvania Board United States Isaac Fetterman [1]
NC September 19 United States Syracuse 50 50 mi (80 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt Canada Ira Vail
17 October 1 United States Fresno Race 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Earl Cooper
18 October 23 United States Cotati Race 150 mi (240 km) Cotati Speedway Santa Rosa, California Board United States Roscoe Sarles
19 November 24 United States Beverley Hills Race 250 mi (400 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board United States Roscoe Sarles United States Eddie Hearne
20 December 11 United States San Carlos Race 250 mi (400 km) San Francisco Speedway San Carlos, California Board United States Jimmy Murphy
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Car Points
1 Tommy Milton Miller, Duesenberg, Frontenac 2230
2 Roscoe Sarles Duesenberg, Miller 1980
3 Eddie Hearne Duesenberg 1399
4 Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg 1215
5 Joe Thomas Duesenberg, Frontenac 715

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