1938 AAA Championship Car season
|1938 AAA Championship Car season|
|AAA National Championship Trail|
|Start date||May 30|
|End date||September 10|
|National champion||Floyd Roberts|
|Indianapolis 500 winner||Floyd Roberts|
The 1938 AAA Championship Car season consisted of two races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 10. There were also two non-championship events. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Floyd Roberts.
Schedule and results
All races running on Dirt/Brick Oval. In IZOD IndyCar Series 2011 Historical Record Book, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is, from 1911 to 1938, listed as a "brick track" type circuit. (page 73)
|Rnd||Date||Race Name||Track||Location||Type||Pole Position||Winning Driver|
|1||May 30||International 500 Mile Sweepstakes||Indianapolis Motor Speedway||Speedway, Indiana||Brick||Floyd Roberts||Floyd Roberts|
|NC||August 20||Springfield 100||Illinois State Fairgrounds||Springfield, Illinois||Dirt||—||Tony Willman|
|NC||August 28||Milwaukee 100||Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway||West Allis, Wisconsin||Dirt||Mauri Rose||Chet Gardner|
|2||September 10||Syracuse 100||New York State Fairgrounds||Syracuse, New York||Dirt||Jimmy Snyder||Jimmy Snyder|
Leading National Championship standings
|1||Floyd Roberts||Burd Piston Ring||1000|
|5||Chet Gardner||Burd Piston Ring||450|
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- Harms, Phil. "1938 Championship Driver Summary" (PDF). Motorsport.com. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2011-04-21. Retrieved 2011-04-20.