1922 AAA Championship Car season

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1922 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 18
Start date March 5
End date December 13
Awards
National champion United States Jimmy Murphy
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Jimmy Murphy
Chronology
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1921 1923

The 1922 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 18 races, beginning in Beverly Hills, California on March 5 and concluding in the same location on December 13. There were also 2 non-championship races. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Jimmy Murphy.

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 March 5 United States Beverley Hills Race 250 mi (400 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board United States Tommy Milton
2 April 2 United States Beverley Hills Heat 1 25 mi (40 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board Italy Pietro Bordino
3 United States Beverley Hills Heat 2 25 mi (40 km) United States Tommy Milton
4 United States Beverley Hills Heat 3 25 mi (40 km) United States Frank Elliott United States Jimmy Murphy
5 United States Beverley Hills Heat 4 25 mi (40 km) United States Frank Elliott
6 United States Beverley Hills Main 50 mi (80 km) United States Frank Elliott United States Tommy Milton
7 April 16 United States Golden State Motor Derby 150 mi (240 km) San Francisco Speedway San Carlos, California Board United States Harry Hartz
8 April 27 United States Raisin Day Classic 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Jimmy Murphy
9 May 7 United States Cotati Race 100 mi (160 km) Cotati Speedway Santa Rosa, California Board United States Jimmy Murphy
10 50 mi (80 km) Italy Pietro Bordino
11 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi (800 km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Jimmy Murphy United States Jimmy Murphy
NC June 14 United States San Carlos Race 150 mi (240 km) San Francisco Speedway San Carlos, California Board United States Joe Thomas
12 June 17 United States Universal Trophy 225 mi (362 km) Uniontown Speedway Hopwood, Pennsylvania Board United States Jimmy Murphy United States Jimmy Murphy
13 July 4 United States Tacoma Montamarathon 250 mi (400 km) Tacoma Speedway Tacoma, Washington Board United States Jimmy Murphy United States Tommy Milton
14 August 6 United States Cotati Race 100 mi (160 km) Cotati Speedway Santa Rosa, California Board United States Frank Elliott
15 50 mi (80 km) United States Frank Elliott
NC September 16 United States Syracuse 50 50 mi (80 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Tom Alley
16 September 17 United States Kansas City Race 300 mi (480 km) Kansas City Speedway Kansas City, Missouri Board United States Bennett Hill United States Tommy Milton
17 September 30 United States Fresno Race 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Art Klein United States Bennett Hill
18 December 3 United States Beverley Hills Race 250 mi (400 km) Los Angeles Motor Speedway Beverly Hills, California Board United States Al Melcher United States Jimmy Murphy
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Car Points
1 Jimmy Murphy Duesenberg, Duesenberg-Miller 3420
2 Tommy Milton Miller 1920
3 Harry Hartz Duesenberg 1788
4 Frank Elliott Miller 905
5 Bennett Hill Miller 459

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