1930 AAA Championship Car season

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1930 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races 8
Start date May 3
End date September 6
Awards
National champion United States Billy Arnold
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Billy Arnold
← 1929
1931 →

The 1930 AAA Championship Car season consisted of eight races, beginning in Langhorne, Pennsylvania on May 3 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 6. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Billy Arnold.

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 3 United States Langhorne Race 100 mi (160 km) Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Dirt United States Bill Cummings United States Bill Cummings
2 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes 500 mi (800 km) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Billy Arnold United States Billy Arnold
3 June 9 United States Detroit Race 100 mi (160 km) Michigan State Fairgrounds Speedway Detroit, Michigan Dirt United States Chet Gardner United States Wilbur Shaw
4 June 14 United States Altoona Race 200 mi (320 km) Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Billy Arnold United States Billy Arnold
5 June 22 United States Akron Race 100 mi (160 km) Akron-Cleveland Speedway Northampton Township, Ohio Board United States Wilbur Shaw United States Shorty Cantlon
6 July 4 United States Bridgeville Race 100 mi (160 km) Pittsburgh-Bridgeville Speedway Bridgeville, Pennsylvania Board United States Shorty Cantlon United States Wilbur Shaw
7 September 1 United States Altoona Race 116.25 mi (187.09 km)A Altoona Speedway Tyrone, Pennsylvania Board United States Billy Arnold United States Billy Arnold
8 September 6 United States Syracuse Race 100 mi (160 km) New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Billy Arnold United States Bill Cummings
^A Scheduled for 200 miles, stopped early due to rain.

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Billy Arnold Miller-Hartz, Fronty Ford, Bowes Seal Fast 1027.5
2 Shorty Cantlon Miller-Schofield 653
3 Bill Cummings Century Tire, Dusenberg 650.4
4 Russ Snowberger Russell 8 489.7
5 Deacon Litz Miller, Duesenberg 464.6

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