1941 AAA Championship Car season

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1941 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Season
Races3
Start dateMay 30
End dateSeptember 1
Awards
National championUnited States Rex Mays
Indianapolis 500 winnerUnited States Floyd Davis
United States Mauri Rose
← 1940
1946 →

The 1941 AAA Championship Car season consisted of three races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Syracuse, New York on September 1. There was also one non-championship event in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. The AAA National Champion was Rex Mays and the Indianapolis 500 winners were Floyd Davis and Mauri Rose. The National Championship was not held again until 1946, due to World War II.

Schedule and results[edit]

All races running on Paved/Dirt Oval.

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 Mauri Rose United States Floyd Davis
United States Mauri RoseA
NC June 22 United States Langhorne 100 Langhorne Speedway Langhorne, Pennsylvania Dirt United States Duke Nalon
2 August 24 United States Milwaukee 100 Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway West Allis, Wisconsin Dirt United States Rex Mays United States Rex Mays
3 September 1 United States Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Rex Mays United States Rex Mays
  Non-championship race
^A Floyd Davis and Mauri Rose shared the drive, but Davis received the National Championship points as the starting driver.

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Rex Mays Bowes Seal Fast 1225
2 Ted Horn Ted Horn Engineering 675
3 Ralph Hepburn Bowes Seal Fast 550
4= Floyd Davis 450
4= Cliff Bergere Noc-Out Hose Clamp 450

References[edit]

  • Åberg, Andreas. "AAA National Championship 1941". Driver Database. Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  • "1941 AAA National Championship Trail". ChampCarStats.com. Archived from the original on 2009-05-16. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  • Harms, Phil. "1941 Championship Driver Summary" (PDF). Motorsport.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-20. Retrieved 2011-04-20.

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