1947 Indianapolis 500 in AAA National Motor Car Championship at the Indianapolis circuit. Full information

1947 Indianapolis 500

1947 Indianapolis 500 is 393rd AAA National Motor Car Championship race. Passed at the Indianapolis circuit. Ted Horn won the pole position, Mauri Rose won this race. This was his 5th victory. Bill Holland and Ted Horn also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1946 Goshen 100
Next race: 1947 Milwaukee 100
Race Start: 30th May 1947

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1947 Indianapolis 500

5th victory for the Lou Moore team
5th victory for the Mauri Rose
12th podium for the Mauri Rose
1st podium for the Bill Holland
9th podium for the Ted Horn

1947 Indianapolis 500

1947 Indianapolis 500

Deidt FD - 1947 Indianapolis 500 winner

Deidt FD #27 - 1947 Indianapolis 500 winner

1947 Indianapolis 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Mauri Rose Deidt FD, #27 1000 4h 17m 52.170s 0 Lou Moore
2 Bill Holland Deidt FD, #16 800 4h 18m 24.290s+32.120s 0 Lou Moore
3 Ted Horn Maserati 8CTF, #1 700 4h 20m 52.550s+3m 0.380s 0 HC Henning
4 Herb Ardinger Kurtis Kraft FD, #54 207 4h 24m 32.520s+6m 40.350s 0 WC Winfield
4 Cliff Bergere Kurtis Kraft FD, #54 393 0 WC Winfield
5 Jimmy Jackson Miller FD, #7 500 4h 25m 52.650s+8m 0.480s 0 HC Henning
6 Rex Mays Kurtis Kraft ?? 1947, #9 400 4h 30m 8.050s+12m 15.880s 0 Bowes Racing
7 Walt Brown Alfa Romeo 308, #33 300 4h 54m 51.470s+36m 59.300s 0 Milt Marion
8 Cy Marshall Alfa Romeo Tipo C (8C-35), #34 250 0 Bill White Race Cars
9 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft ?? 1946, #41 200 0 Ross Page
10 Duke Dinsmore Wetteroth ? 1947, #10 120 0 William Schoof
10 Billy Devore Wetteroth ? 1947, #10 30 0 William Schoof
11 Les Anderson Maserati 8CTF, #58 100 0 Leslie M Anderson
12 Pete Romcevich Miller FD, #59 50 0 Anthony Granatelli
13 Emil Andres Lencki ? 1947, #3 0 0 Joe Lencki
13 George Connor Lencki ? 1947, #3 0 0 Joe Lencki
14 Frank Wearne Miller ? 1947, #31 0 0 Louis Rassey
14 Louis Tomei Miller ? 1947, #31 0 0 Louis Rassey
15 Kenneth Fowler Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3), #47 0 0 Don Lee
16 Duke Nalon Mercedes-Benz W154, #46 0 0 Don Lee
17 Roland Free Miller FD, #28 0 0 Robert J McManus
18 Tony Bettenhausen Stevens ?? 1938, #29 0 0 Murrell Belanger
19 Russell Snowberger Maserati 8CTF, #25 0 0 RA Cott
20 Hal Robson Marks ?? 1934, #52 0 0 Richard L Palmer
21 Cliff Bergere Kurtis Kraft FD, #18 0 0 WC Winfield
22 Joie Chitwood Wetteroth ?? 1939, #8 0 0 Fred A Peters
23 Shorty Cantlon Miller FD, #24 0 0 Louis Rassey
24 Henry Banks Miller FD, #43 0 0 Federal Engineering
25 Al Miller Miller RE4D, #66 0 0 Clay Ballinger
26 George Connor Kurtis Kraft FD, #14 0 0 Ed Walsh
27 Mel Hansen Adams ? 1947, #38 0 0 Robert J Flavell
28 Paul Russo Shaw ?? 1936, #15 0 0 Ervin Wolfe
29 Charles Van Acker Miller FD, #44 0 0 Joe Lencki
30 Milt Fankhouser Miller 183, #53 0 0 Jack Maurer

Qualifying Results for the 1947 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Ted Horn Maserati 8CTF, #1 0 HC Henning
2 Cliff Bergere Kurtis Kraft FD, #18 0 WC Winfield
3 Mauri Rose Deidt FD, #27 0 Lou Moore
4 Herb Ardinger Kurtis Kraft FD, #54 0 WC Winfield
4 Cliff Bergere Kurtis Kraft FD, #54 0 WC Winfield
5 Shorty Cantlon Miller FD, #24 0 Louis Rassey
6 Russell Snowberger Maserati 8CTF, #25 0 RA Cott
7 Les Anderson Maserati 8CTF, #58 0 Leslie M Anderson
8 Bill Holland Deidt FD, #16 0 Lou Moore
9 Kenneth Fowler Alfa Romeo Tipo B (P3), #47 0 Don Lee
10 Jimmy Jackson Miller FD, #7 0 HC Henning
11 Milt Fankhouser Miller 183, #53 0 Jack Maurer
12 Roland Free Miller FD, #28 0 Robert J McManus
13 George Connor Kurtis Kraft FD, #14 0 Ed Walsh
14 Walt Brown Alfa Romeo 308, #33 0 Milt Marion
15 Frank Wearne Miller ? 1947, #31 0 Louis Rassey
15 Louis Tomei Miller ? 1947, #31 0 Louis Rassey
16 Hal Robson Marks ?? 1934, #52 0 Richard L Palmer
17 Pete Romcevich Miller FD, #59 0 Anthony Granatelli
18 Duke Nalon Mercedes-Benz W154, #46 0 Don Lee
19 Al Miller Miller RE4D, #66 0 Clay Ballinger
20 Rex Mays Kurtis Kraft ?? 1947, #9 0 Bowes Racing
21 Paul Russo Shaw ?? 1936, #15 0 Ervin Wolfe
22 Joie Chitwood Wetteroth ?? 1939, #8 0 Fred A Peters
23 Fred Agabashian Kurtis Kraft ?? 1946, #41 0 Ross Page
24 Charles Van Acker Miller FD, #44 0 Joe Lencki
25 Tony Bettenhausen Stevens ?? 1938, #29 0 Murrell Belanger
26 Henry Banks Miller FD, #43 0 Federal Engineering
27 Duke Dinsmore Wetteroth ? 1947, #10 0 William Schoof
27 Billy Devore Wetteroth ? 1947, #10 0 William Schoof
28 Cy Marshall Alfa Romeo Tipo C (8C-35), #34 0 Bill White Race Cars
29 Mel Hansen Adams ? 1947, #38 0 Robert J Flavell
30 Emil Andres Lencki ? 1947, #3 0 Joe Lencki
30 George Connor Lencki ? 1947, #3 0 Joe Lencki

List of all cars for the 1947 Indianapolis 500 on the Indianapolis circuit

Stevens ?? 1938

Offenhauser

Miller FD

Ford V8

Maserati 8CTF

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Wetteroth ?? 1939

Offenhauser

Maserati 8CTF

Maserati L8 c 3.0

Miller FD

Miller

Miller ? 1947

Offenhauser

Mercedes-Benz W154

Mercedes SC

Miller RE4D

Miller L6 c

Miller FD

Offenhauser

Alfa Romeo 308

Alfa Romeo SC

Marks ?? 1934

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Kurtis Kraft FD

Offenhauser

Wetteroth ? 1947

Offenhauser

Miller FD

Miller SC

Miller 183

Offenhauser

Deidt FD

Offenhauser L4 4.5

Shaw ?? 1936

Offenhauser