1929 AAA Championship Car season
|1929 AAA Championship Car season|
|AAA National Championship Trail|
|Start date||May 30|
|End date||September 2|
|National champion||Louis Meyer|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Ray Keech|
The 1929 AAA Championship Car season consisted of five races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Tyrone, Pennsylvania on September 2. There were also three non-championship races. The AAA National Champion was Louis Meyer and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Ray Keech.
Schedule and results
All races running on Dirt/Brick/Board Oval.
|Rnd||Date||Race Name||Length||Track||Location||Type||Pole Position||Winning Driver|
|NC||May 26||Toledo Race||100 mi (160 km)||Fort Miami Speedway||Toledo, Ohio||Dirt||—||Wilbur Shaw|
|1||May 30||International 500 Mile Sweepstakes||500 mi (800 km)||Indianapolis Motor Speedway||Speedway, Indiana||Brick||Cliff Woodbury||Ray Keech|
|NC||June 2||Cleveland Race||85 mi (137 km)A||Randall Park Raceway||North Randall, Ohio||Dirt||—||Wilbur Shaw|
|2||June 9||Detroit Race||100 mi (160 km)||Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway||Detroit, Michigan||Dirt||Ray Keech||Cliff Woodbury|
|3||June 15||Altoona Race||148.75 mi (239.39 km)B||Altoona Speedway||Tyrone, Pennsylvania||Board||Cliff Woodbury||Louis Meyer|
|NC||August 18||Toledo Race||100 mi (160 km)||Fort Miami Speedway||Toledo, Ohio||Dirt||—||Wilbur Shaw|
|4||August 31||Syracuse Race||100 mi (160 km)||New York State Fairgrounds||Syracuse, New York||Dirt||Shorty Cantlon||Wilbur Shaw|
|5||September 2||Altoona Race||200 mi (320 km)||Altoona Speedway||Tyrone, Pennsylvania||Board||Lou Moore||Louis Meyer|
- ^A Scheduled for 100 miles
- ^B Scheduled for 200 miles, stopped due to fatal wreck involving then-leader Ray Keech. AAA rules stated that no car involved in a wreck could score points, so the win reverted to Louis Meyer.
Leading National Championship standings
|4||Fred Frame||Cooper-Miller, Miller||231|
† Keech was killed in an accident at the June 15 race at Altoona.
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