1947 Grand Prix season

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1947 Grand Prix season
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The 1947 Grand Prix season was the second post-war year for Grand Prix racing. Luigi Villoresi proved to be the most successful driver, winning six Grands Prix. Alfa Romeo's cars proved difficult to beat, winning 13 of the season's 32 Grands Prix.

Season review[edit]

Note that a new Italian flag was adopted on 1 January 1948.

Grandes Épreuves[edit]

Date Name Circuit Pole position Fastest lap Winning driver Winning constructor Report
8 June Switzerland Swiss Grand Prix Bremgarten France Jean-Pierre Wimille France Jean-Pierre Wimille France Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Romeo Report
29 June Belgium Belgian Grand Prix Spa-Francorchamps France Jean-Pierre Wimille France Jean-Pierre Wimille France Jean-Pierre Wimille Alfa Romeo Report
7 September Italy Italian Grand Prix Sempione Park Italy Consalvo Sanesi Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Italy Carlo Felice Trossi Alfa Romeo Report
21 September France French Grand Prix Lyons-Parilly France Henri Louveau Italy Alberto Ascari
Italy Luigi Villoresi
France Raph
Monaco Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report

Other Grands Prix[edit]

Date Name Circuit Winning driver Winning constructor Report
5 January Brazil São Paulo Grand Prix Interlagos Brazil Chico Landi Alfa Romeo Report
9 February Argentina I Buenos Aires Grand Prix Retiro Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
16 February Argentina II Buenos Aires Grand Prix Retiro Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
2 March Argentina Rosario Grand Prix Independence Park Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
20 March Argentina Rafaela Grand Prix Rafaela Argentina Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo Report
30 March Brazil Interlagos Grand Prix Interlagos Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
7 April France Pau Grand Prix Pau Italy Nello Pagani Maserati Report
21 April Brazil Rio de Janeiro Grand Prix Gávea Brazil Chico Landi Alfa Romeo Report
27 April France Roussillon Grand Prix Perpignan France Eugène Chaboud Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
8 May United Kingdom Jersey Road Race Saint Helier United Kingdom Reg Parnell Maserati Report
18 May France Marseille Grand Prix Prado France Eugène Chaboud Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
25 May Belgium Grand Prix des Frontières Chimay France Yves Giraud-Cabantous Maserati Report
1 June France Nîmes Grand Prix Nîmes Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
8 June France Challenges AGACI Montlhéry France Maurice Varet Delage Report
6 July France Grand Prix de Reims Reims-Gueux Switzerland Christian Kautz Maserati Report
12 July United Kingdom Gransden Lodge Gransden Lodge Airfield United Kingdom Dennis Poore Alfa Romeo Report
13 July France Albi Grand Prix Albi France Louis Rosier Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
13 July Italy Bari Grand Prix Lungomare Italy Achille Varzi Alfa Romeo Report
13 July Argentina Bell Ville Grand Prix Bell Ville Argentina Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo Report
20 July France Nice Grand Prix Nice Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
3 August France Alsace Grand Prix Strasbourg Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
9 August United Kingdom Ulster Trophy Ballyclare United Kingdom Bob Gerard ERA Report
10 August France Comminges Grand Prix Saint-Gaudens Monaco Louis Chiron Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report
17 August Uruguay Montevideo Grand Prix Playa Ramirez Argentina Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo Report
21 August United Kingdom British Empire Trophy Douglas United Kingdom Bob Gerard ERA Report
21 September Argentina Mar del Plata Grand Prix El Torreon Argentina Oscar Alfredo Gálvez Alfa Romeo Report
5 October Switzerland Lausanne Grand Prix Lausanne Italy Luigi Villoresi Maserati Report
16 November France Coupe du Salon Montlhéry France Yves Giraud-Cabantous Talbot-Lago-Talbot Report

Statistics[edit]

Grand Prix winners[edit]

Drivers[edit]

Driver Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
Italy Luigi Villoresi 6 0
Argentina Oscar Alfredo Gálvez 4 0
Italy Achille Varzi 3 0
France Eugène Chaboud 2 0
Monaco Louis Chiron 2 1
United Kingdom Bob Gerard 2 0
Brazil Chico Landi 2 0
France Jean-Pierre Wimille 2 2
Thailand Prince Bira 1 0
France Yves Giraud-Cabantous 1 0
Switzerland Christian Kautz 1 0
Italy Nello Pagani 1 0
United Kingdom Reg Parnell 1 0
United Kingdom Dennis Poore 1 0
France Louis Rosier 1 0
Italy Carlo Felice Trossi 1 1
France Maurice Varet 1 0

Manufacturers[edit]

Manufacturer Wins
Total Grandes
Épreuves
Italy Alfa Romeo 13 3
Italy Maserati 10 0
France Talbot-Lago-Talbot 6 1
United Kingdom ERA 2 0
France Delage 1 0

References[edit]