1939 AAA Championship Car season

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1939 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Races 3
Start date May 30
End date September 2
National champion United States Wilbur Shaw
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Wilbur Shaw
Previous season Next season
1938 1940

The 1939 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 2. There was also one non-championship event in Springfield, Illinois. The AAA National Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner was Wilbur Shaw.

Schedule and results[edit]

All races running on Oval/Speedway.

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
1 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Paved United States Jimmy Snyder United States Wilbur Shaw
2 August 27 United States Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt United States Emil Andres United States Babe Stapp
3 September 2 United States Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Rex Mays United States Mauri Rose
NC October 15 United States Race of Champions Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt United States Emil Andres
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Wilbur Shaw Boyle 1000
2 Jimmy Snyder Thorne Engineering 825
3 Ted Horn 685
4= Babe Stapp 675
4= Cliff Bergere Miller 675


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