1931 AAA Championship Car season

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1931 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 7
Start date May 30
End date September 12
Awards
National champion United States Louis Schneider
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Louis Schneider
Chronology
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1930 1932

The 1931 AAA Championship Car season consisted of seven races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 12. There was also one non-championship race. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Louis Schneider.

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 Russ Snowberger United States Louis Schneider
2 June 14 United States Detroit Race 100 mi (160 km) Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Detroit, Michigan Dirt United States Ernie Triplett United States Louis Meyer
NC June 21 United States Roby 100 100 mi (160 km) Roby Speedway Roby, Indiana Dirt United States Louis Schneider
3 July 4 United States Altoona Race 100 mi (160 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Paul Bost United States Lou Moore
4 September 7 United States Altoona Heat 1 25 mi (40 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Lou Moore United States Jimmy Gleason
5 United States Altoona Heat 2 25 mi (40 km) United States Shorty Cantlon United States Shorty Cantlon
6 United States Altoona Race 100 mi (160 km) United States Shorty Cantlon United States Shorty Cantlon
7 September 12 United States Syracuse Race 100 mi (160 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Shorty Cantlon United States Lou Moore
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Louis Schneider Bowes Seal Fast 712.5
2 Fred Frame Duesenberg 540
3 Ralph Hepburn Harry Miller 362
4 Russ Snowberger Russell 8, Hupmobile 330
5 Jimmy Gleason Duesenberg 299

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