1928 AAA Championship Car season

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1928 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 7
Start date May 30
End date October 12
Awards
National champion United States Louis Meyer
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Louis Meyer
Chronology
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1927 1929

The 1928 AAA Championship Car season consisted of seven races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Salem, New Hampshire on October 12. There were also three non-championship races. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Louis Meyer.

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 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi (800 km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Leon Duray United States Louis Meyer
2 June 10 United States Detroit Race 100 mi (160 km) Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Detroit, Michigan Dirt United States Ray Keech United States Ray Keech
3 July 4 United States Rockingham Preliminary 15 mi (24 km) Rockingham Park Salem, New Hampshire Board United States Leon Duray United States Leon Duray
4 United States Rockingham Race 185 mi (298 km) United States Leon Duray United States Ray Keech
NC July 4 United States Atlantic City 100 100 mi (160 km) Atlantic City Speedway Hammonton, New Jersey Board United States Fred Winnai
NC July 15 United States Detroit 100 100 mi (160 km) Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Detroit, Michigan Dirt United States Howard Taylor
5 August 19 United States Altoona Race 200 mi (320 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Leon Duray United States Louis Meyer
6 September 1 United States Syracuse Race 100 mi (160 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Cliff Woodbury United States Ray Keech
NC September 16 United States Atlantic City 100 100 mi (160 km) Atlantic City Speedway Hammonton, New Jersey Board United States Ray Keech
7 October 12 United States International Motor Classic 62.5 mi (100.6 km)A Rockingham Park Salem, New Hampshire Board United States Bob McDonogh United States Cliff Woodbury
  Non-championship race
^A Scheduled for 200 miles, stopped due to track breaking up.

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Car Points
1 Louis Meyer Miller 1596
2 Ray Keech Miller 915
3 Lou Moore Miller 406
4 George Souders Miller 270
5 Bob McDonogh Miller 248

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