1937 AAA Championship Car season

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1937 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Races 3
Start date May 30
End date September 12
National champion United States Wilbur Shaw
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Wilbur Shaw
Previous season Next season
1936 1938

The 1937 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 12. There were also three non-championship events. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

Schedule and results[edit]

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 31 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Bill Cummings United States Wilbur Shaw
NC June 13 United States Cleveland 50 Randall Park Raceway North Randall, Ohio Dirt United States Rex Mays
2 July 5 United States George Vanderbilt Cup Roosevelt Raceway Westbury, New York Road Nazi Germany Rudolf Caracciola Nazi Germany Bernd Rosemeyer
NC August 21 United States Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt United States Mauri Rose
NC August 29 United States Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt United States Billy Winn United States Rex Mays
3 September 12 United States Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Rex Mays United States Billy Winn
  Dirt/Brick Oval
  Road Course/Hill Climb
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Wilbur Shaw Shaw Gilmore, Maserati 1135
2 Ted Horn Miller 750
3 Bernd Rosemeyer Auto Union 600
4 Ralph Hepburn Hamilton-Harris 598.1
5 Louis Meyer Boyle Valve 550


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