1936 AAA Championship Car season

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1936 AAA Championship Car season
AAA National Championship Trail
Races 4
Start date May 30
End date October 12
National champion United States Mauri Rose
Indianapolis 500 winner United States Louis Meyer
← 1935
1937 →

The 1936 AAA Championship Car season consisted of four races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Westbury, New York on October 12. There were also three non-championship events. The AAA National Champion was Mauri Rose, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Louis Meyer.

Schedule and results[edit]

Rnd Date Race Name Track Location Type Pole Position Winning Driver
NC January 12 United States Oakland 150 Oakland Speedway San Leandro, California Dirt United States Al Gordon
NC January 26 United States Ascot 125 Legion Ascot Speedway Alhambra, California Dirt United States Rex Mays
1 May 30 United States International 500 Mile Sweepstakes Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana Brick United States Rex Mays United States Louis Meyer
2 June 20 United States Goshen 100 Good Time Park Goshen, New York Dirt United States George Connor United States Rex Mays
NC August 22 United States Springfield 100 Illinois State Fairgrounds Springfield, Illinois Dirt United States George Connor United States Wilbur Shaw
3 September 15 United States Syracuse 100 New York State Fairgrounds Syracuse, New York Dirt United States Russ Snowberger United States Mauri Rose
4 October 12 United States George Vanderbilt Cup Roosevelt Raceway Westbury, New York Road Italy Antonio Brivio Italy Tazio Nuvolari
  Dirt/Brick Oval
  Road Course/Hill Climb
  Non-championship race

Leading National Championship standings[edit]

 #  Driver Team Points
1 Mauri Rose Burd Piston Ring 610
2 Louis Meyer Ring Free 600
3 Ted Horn Miller-Hartz 450
4 Doc MacKenzie Gilmore Speedway 362
5 Tazio Nuvolari Alfa Romeo 360


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