|1947 American Championship Car season|
|Series : AAA Championship Car|
|Champion : Ted Horn|
|Previous: 1946||Next: 1948|
The 1947 AAA Championship Car season consisted of 11 races, beginning in Speedway, Indiana on May 30 and concluding in Arlington, Texas on November 2. The AAA National Champion was Ted Horn, and the Indianapolis 500 winner was Mauri Rose. Shorty Cantlon died at Indianapolis in the 500 miles race.
Schedule and resultsEdit
|Rnd||Date||Race Name||Track||Type||Pole Position||Winning Driver|
|1||May 30|| International 500|
|Indianapolis Motor Speedway||Paved||Ted Horn||Mauri Rose|
|2||June 8||Milwaukee 100||Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway||Dirt||Bill Holland||Bill Holland|
|3||June 22||Langhorne 100||Langhorne Speedway||Dirt||Emil Andres||Bill Holland|
|4||July 4||Atlanta 100A||Lakewood Speedway||Dirt||Rex Mays||Walt Ader|
|5||July 13||Bainbridge 100B||Bainbridge Fairgrounds||Dirt||Walt Brown||Ted Horn|
|6||July 27||Milwaukee 100||Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway||Dirt||Tony Bettenhausen||Charles Van Acker|
|7||August 17||George Robson Memorial||Good Time Park||Dirt||Emil Andres||Tony Bettenhausen|
|8||August 24||Milwaukee 100||Wisconsin State Fair Park Speedway||Dirt||Duke Dinsmore||Ted Horn|
|9||September 1||Pikes Peak Auto Hill Climb||Pikes Peak Highway||Hill||Al RogersC||Louis Unser|
|10||September 28||Springfield 100||Illinois State Fairgrounds||Dirt||Emil Andres||Tony Bettenhausen|
|11||November 2||Arlington 100||Arlington Downs Raceway||Dirt||Duke Nalon||Ted Horn|
A - Race stopped after 77 miles due to wreck.
B - Race stopped after 90 miles due to rain.
C - No pole is awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, in this schedule on the pole is the driver who started first. No lap led was awarded for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb, however, a lap was awarded to the drivers that completed the climb.
Final points standingsEdit
Note: The points became the car, when not only one driver led the car, the relieved driver became small part of the points. Points for driver method: (the points for the finish place) / (number the lap when completed the car) * (number the lap when completed the driver)
from the original on 2011-04-19. http://www.driverdb.com/standings/1140-1947/. Retrieved 2011-04-19.
from the original on 2011-04-19. http://www.champcarstats.com/year/1947.htm. Retrieved 2011-04-19.
from the original on 2011-04-19. http://old.motorsport.com/stats/champ/data/1947sum.pdf. Retrieved 2011-04-19.