1925 AAA Championship Car season

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1925 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 11
Start date March 1
End date November 29
Awards
National champion United States Peter DePaolo
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Peter DePaolo/Norman Batten
Chronology
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1924 1926

The 1925 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 11 races, beginning in Culver City, California on March 1 and concluding in the same location on November 29. There were also 8 non-championship races. The AAA National Champion was Peter DePaolo and the Indianapolis 500 winners were DePaolo and Norman Batten.

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 1 United States Culver City Race 250 mi (400 km) Culver City Speedway Culver City, California Board United States Ralph DePalma United States Tommy Milton
NC April 19 United States Culver City Heat 1 25 mi (40 km) Culver City Speedway Culver City, California Board United States Leon Duray
United States Culver City Heat 2 25 mi (40 km) United States Peter DePaolo
United States Culver City Heat 3 25 mi (40 km) Italy Pietro Bordino
United States Culver City Heat 4 25 mi (40 km) United States Bob McDonogh
United States Culver City Main 50 mi (80 km) United States Harry Hartz
2 April 30 United States Raisin Day Classic 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Bennett Hill United States Peter DePaolo
3 May 11 United States Southern Speed Classic 250 mi (400 km) Charlotte Speedway Pineville, North Carolina Board United States Earl Cooper
4 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi (800 km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Leon Duray United States Peter DePaolo
United States Norman BattenA
5 June 13 United States Spring Classic 250 mi (400 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Leon Duray United States Peter DePaolo
NC July 4 United States Rockingham 100 100 mi (160 km) Rockingham Park Salem, New Hampshire Board United States Peter DePaolo United States Peter DePaolo
6 July 11 United States Laurel Race 250 mi (400 km) Baltimore-Washington Speedway Laurel, Maryland Board United States Peter DePaolo United States Peter DePaolo
7 September 7 United States Autumn Classic 250 mi (400 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Bennett Hill United States Bob McDonogh
NC September 19 United States Syracuse 100 100 mi (160 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Ralph DePalma
NC October 3 United States Fresno 150 150 mi (240 km) Fresno Speedway Fresno, California Board United States Jerry Wonderlich United States Fred Comer
8 October 26 United States Laurel Race 250 mi (400 km) Baltimore-Washington Speedway Laurel, Maryland Board United States Bob McDonogh
9 October 31 United States Autumn Classic 250 mi (400 km) Rockingham Park Salem, New Hampshire Board United States Peter DePaolo United States Peter DePaolo
10 November 11 United States Charlotte Race 250 mi (400 km) Charlotte Speedway Pineville, North Carolina Board United States Bennett Hill United States Tommy Milton
11 November 29 United States Culver City Race 250 mi (400 km) Culver City Speedway Culver City, California Board United States Earl Cooper United States Frank Elliott
  Non-championship race
  • Indianapolis 500 was AAA-sanctioned and counted towards the AIACR World Manufacturers' Championship title.
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Leading National Championship standings[edit]

Racing at Baltimore-Washington Speedway on July 11.
 #  Driver Car Points
1 Peter DePaolo Duesenberg 3260
2 Tommy Milton Miller, Duesenberg 1745
3 Harry Hartz Miller 1640
4 Bob McDonogh Miller 1505
5 Earl Cooper Miller 935

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