1909 AAA National Championship Trail

George Robertson - Champion

**Points were not awarded during the 1909 season.  They were assigned retroactively in 1927 and revised in 1951,
so all points and standings from this season should be considered unofficial.**

Date Race Track Miles Type Winner
6/12/09 Portland Race 1 Portland 43.8 RC Howard Covey
6/12/09 Portland Race 2 Portland 43.8 RC Charlie Arnold
6/12/09 Wemme Cup Race Portland 102.2 RC Bert Dingley
6/18/09 Indiana Trophy Race Crown Point 232.7 RC Joe Matson
6/19/09 Cobe Trophy Race Crown Point 395.59 RC Louis Chevrolet
7/5/09 Denver Trophy Race Denver 290 RC Eaton McMillian
7/10/09 Ferris Trophy Race Santa Monica 202.008 RC Harris Hanshue
7/10/09 Shettler Trophy Race Santa Monica 202.008 RC Bert Dingley
8/19/09 Prestolite Trophy Race Indianapolis 250 DO Bob Burman
8/20/09 G & J Trophy Race Indianapolis 100 DO Lewis Strang
8/21/09 Wheeler-Schebler Trophy Race Indianapolis 235 DO Leigh Lynch
9/6/09 Vesper Club Trophy Race^ Lowell 212 RC Bob Burman
9/6/09 Yorick Club Trophy Race^ Lowell 159 RC Louis Chevrolet
9/6/09 Merrimack Valley Trophy Race^ Lowell 127.2 RC Willie Knipper
9/8/09 Lowell Trophy Race^ Lowell 318 RC George Robertson
9/29/09 Riverhead Class A Riverhead 227.5 RC Ralph DePalma
9/29/09 Riverhead Class B Riverhead 182 RC Frank Lescault
9/29/09 Riverhead Class C Riverhead 136.5 RC William Sharp
9/29/09 Riverhead Class D Riverhead 113.75 RC Louis Chevrolet
9/29/09 Riverhead Class E Riverhead 91 RC Arthur See
10/9/09 Philadelphia Race Philadelphia 200 RC George Robertson
10/23/09 Portola Festival Race San Francisco 254.16 RC Jack Fleming
10/30/09 William K. Vanderbilt Cup Long Island 278.08 RC Harry Grant
11/6/09 Cactus Derby LA to Phoenix 480 PP Joe Nikrent/Louis Nikrent

^ Race sanctioned by Automobile Club of America (ACA)

Standing Driver Starts DNS/DNQ Wins 2nds 3rds 4ths 5ths Best Finish Poles Points
1 George Robertson 4 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1480*
2 Louis Chevrolet 10 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1300*
3 Joe Nikrent 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1110*
4 Bob Burman 8 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1100*
5 Bert Dingley 7 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1030*
6 Harris Hanshue 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 810*
7 Ralph DePalma 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 695*
8 Harry Grant 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 625*
9T Jack Fleming 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 600*
9T Eaton McMillan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 600*
11 Willie Knipper 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 540*
12 Joe Matson 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 535*
13 Max Poismans 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 520*
14 Leigh Lynch 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 500*
15 Edward Parker 4 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 490*
16 Billy Bourque 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 420*
17 Frank Lescault 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 400*
18T Lewis Strang 9 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 345*
18T Al Poole 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 345*
20 William Sharp 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 340*
21 Harold Brinker 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 320*
22 Arthur See 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 310*
23T Ray Harroun 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 270*
23T Harold Stone 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 270*
25 Jap Clemens 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 260*
26 Frank Siefert 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 250*
27T Charles Lund 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 210*
27T Bruno Seibel 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 210*
27T Ernest Stoecker 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 210*
30T Thomas Costello 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 170*
30T Harry Michener 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 170*
32T Sam Christopherson 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 140*
32T Charles Merz 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 140*
32T Adolph Monson 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 140*
32T Bruce Keen 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 140*
32T Bert Latham 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 140*
37 Charlie Arnold 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 135*
38 Louis Disbrow 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 130*
39T Murray Page 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 120*
39T Eddie Hearne 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 120*
41 Harry Stillman 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 115*
42T George DeWitt 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 110*
42T Frank Free 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 110*
42T Hugh Harding 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 110*
45 Howard Covey 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 100*
46T David Bonney 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 90*
46T Martin Fletcher 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 90*
46T Spencer Wishart 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 90*
49T James Florida 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 80*
49T Bert Miller 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 80*
51 C. A. Englebeck 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 70*
52T Harmon Droge 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 60*
52T Jack Finch 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 60*
52T Joe Parkin 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 60*
52T Clarence Smith 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 60*
52T Walter Vale 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 60*
57T Elmer Knox 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 55*
57T Charles Basle 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 55*
57T E. Noyes 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 55*
60 Fred Wiseman 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 50*
61 William Wallace 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 45*
62 Robert Greer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 40*
63T Philip Wells 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 35*
63T Barney Oldfield 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 35*
65T Harry Cohen 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 30*
65T Ralph Hamlin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 30*
67T Hager 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 25*
67T Harry Lord 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 25*
67T Fred Belcher 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 25*
67T Tobin DeHymel 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 25*
71T William Sickinger 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 15*
71T Charles Howard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 15*
71T Fred Shaw 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 15*
71T Alvin Maisonville 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 15*
75T Frank Gelnaw 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 10*
75T B. Velguth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 10*
75T J. A. Scott 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 10*
75T Harry Cobe 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 10*
75T Carl Wright 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 10*
80T Jack Peterson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 5*
80T Robert Drach 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 5*
NR Louis Nikrent Relief drove only 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
NR Hughie Hughes 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
NR Tom Pepperday 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
NR Lewis Strang 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR George Armstrong 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Martin Dooley 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Howard Gill 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Tom Kincaid 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
NR Herbert Lytle 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
NR John Coffey 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
NR Harry Bell 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
NR George Reiss 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
NR Charles Soules 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
NR Lee Lorimer 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0
NR Frank Murray 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Fred Ellis 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Gus Seyfried 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Harry Davis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Walter Morris 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
NR Harry Stutz 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
NR W. Harrison 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
NR Guy Irwin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
NR Morris Martin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
NR Clarence McKeague 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0
NR Fred Betz 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
NR Joseph Grinnon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1 0
NR George Dade 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0
NR B. Breig 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Al Denison 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Chris Dundee 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR E. J. Hall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR R. P. Harrison 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Ted Tetzlaff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0
NR Joe Seymour 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
NR George Bradbeer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
NR Charles Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
NR George Potter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0
NR Joe Downey 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR Carl Christensen 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR L. G. Mecklem 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR R. O. Shannon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR Len Zengel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0
NR John Aitken 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Elmer Huber 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Clifford Onthank 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Charles Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0
NR Louis Bergdoll 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR L. B. Harvey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Howard Warner 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0
NR Howard Hall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR Leland Mitchell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 0
NR B. W. Shaw 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR C. O. King 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Malin Leinau 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Billy Pearce 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0
NR Willie Haupt 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR E. O. Hayes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR John Ruehl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0
NR Erwin Bergdoll 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR William McCulla 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0
NR Charles Bigelow 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Arthur Chevrolet 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR H. A. De Vaux 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Elmer Gerald 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Arthur Greiner 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Al Hall 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR H. O. Harrison 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR W. C. Longstreth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR E. Linn Mathewson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR William Murphy 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Gordon Murray 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR C. H. Newcomb 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Cyrus Patschke 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Plançon 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Reed 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR James Roxford 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR James Ryall 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Tracy 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Harry Tuttle 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR Roy Wilson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 NS 0 0
NR J. C. Coberly Relief drove only 0
NR F. C. Fenner Relief drove only 0
NR Lee Gehricke Relief drove only 0
NR Charles Hillingsworth Relief drove only 0
NR Herbert LaCasse Relief drove only 0
NR D. B. Rose Relief drove only 0
 
Debuts Farewells
Johnny Aitken Joseph Grinnon Joe Nikrent
George Armstrong Hager Louis Nikrent
Charlie Arnold Al Hall E. Noyes
Charles Basle E. J. Hall Clifford Onthank
Fred Belcher Howard Hall Murray Page
Harry Bell Ralph Hamlin Edward Parker
Erwin Bergdoll Harris Hanshue Joe Parkin
Louis Bergdoll Hugh Harding Cyrus Patschke
Fred Betz Charles Harris Billy Pearce
Charles Bigelow H. O. Harrison Tom Pepperday
David Bonney R. P. Harrison Jack Peterson
Billy Bourque W. Harrison Plançon
George Bradbeer Ray Harroun Max Poismans
B. Breig L. B. Harvey Al Poole
Harold Brinker Willie Haupt George Potter
Bob Burman E. O. Hayes Reed
Arthur Chevrolet Eddie Hearne George Reiss
Carl Christensen Charles Hillingsworth George Robertson
Sam Christopherson Charles Howard D. B. Rose
Jap Clemens Elmer Huber James Roxford
Harry Cobe Hughie Hughes John Ruehl
J. C. Coberly Guy Irwin James Ryall
John Coffey Bruce Keen J. A. Scott
Harry Cohen Tom Kincaid Arthur See
Thomas Costello C. O. King Bruno Seibel
Howard Covey Willie Knipper Gus Seyfried
George Dade Elmer Knox Joe Seymour
Harry Davis Herbert LaCasse R. O. Shannon
H. A. De Vaux Bert Latham William Sharp
Tobin DeHymel Malin Leinau B. W. Shaw
Al Denison Frank Lescault Fred Shaw
Ralph DePalma W. C. Longstreth William Sickinger
George DeWitt Harry Lord Frank Siefert
Bert Dingley Lee Lorimer Clarence Smith
Louis Disbrow Charles Lund Charles Soules
Martin Dooley Leigh Lynch Harry Stillman
Joe Downey Alvin Maisonville Ernest Stoecker
Robert Drach Morris Martin Harold Stone
Harmon Droge E. Linn Mathewson Lewis Strang
Chris Dundee Joe Matson Harry Stutz
Fred Ellis William McCulla Teddy Tetzlaff
C. A. Englebeck Clarence McKeague Tracy
F. C. Fenner Eaton McMillan Harry Tuttle
Jack Finch L. G. Mecklem Walter Vale
Jack Fleming Charles Merz B. Velguth
Martin Fletcher Harry Michener William Wallace
James Florida Bert Miller Howard Warner
Frank Free Leland Mitchell Philip Wells
Lee Gehricke Adolph Monson Roy Wilson
Frank Gelnaw Walter Morris Fred Wiseman
Elmer Gerald William Murphy Spencer Wishart
Howard Gill Frank Murray Carl Wright
Harry Grant Gordon Murray Charles Young
Arthur Greiner C. H. Newcomb Len Zengel
Robert Greer    
George Armstrong Harry Lord
Harry Bell Lee Lorimer
Louis Bergdoll Charles Lund
David Bonney Morris Martin
Billy Bourque E. Linn Mathewson
George Bradbeer William McCulla
B. Breig Eaton McMillan
Carl Christensen L. G. Mecklem
Sam Christopherson Bert Miller
J. C. Coberly Walter Morris
Howard Covey William Murphy
George Dade Frank Murray
Harry Davis Gordon Murray
H. A. De Vaux C. H. Newcomb
Al Denison E. Noyes
George DeWitt Clifford Onthank
Martin Dooley Murray Page
Joe Downey Joe Parkin
Harmon Droge Tom Pepperday
Chris Dundee Jack Peterson
C. A. Englebeck Plançon
F. C. Fenner Max Poismans
Jack Finch George Potter
Martin Fletcher Reed
James Florida George Reiss
Frank Free D. B. Rose
Lee Gehricke James Roxford
Elmer Gerald John Ruehl
Howard Gill J. A. Scott
Robert Greer Arthur See
Joseph Grinnon Gus Seyfried
Hager Joe Seymour
Al Hall R. O. Shannon
E. J. Hall William Sharp
Ralph Hamlin B. W. Shaw
Charles Harris Fred Shaw
H. O. Harrison William Sickinger
R. P. Harrison Ernest Stoecker
W. Harrison Harry Stutz
L. B. Harvey Tracy
E. O. Hayes Harry Tuttle
Charles Hillingsworth Walter Vale
Charles Howard B. Velguth
Elmer Huber Howard Warner
Guy Irwin Philip Wells
Herbert LaCasse Roy Wilson
Bert Latham Fred Wiseman
Malin Leinau Carl Wright
Frank Lescault Charles Young
W. C. Longstreth  

 

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