1947 Swiss Grand Prix

Grand Prix de Suisse

Sunday, June 8, 1947
Laps:
30
Fastest Lap:
Wimille, 2m47.0
Country:
Switzerland
Circuit:
1947 season:
Report

Jean Pierre Wimille wins at 96.18 m.p.h. from Varzi and Trossi. Sommer's Maserati follows them home.

The story of this year's Swiss Grand Prix, run over the 4 1/2-mile circuit in the forest of Bremgarten, is soon told. Two heats were run off before the final. In the first Varzi's 1 1/2-litre Alfa-Romeo, a Type 158 with two-stage supercharging, won at 85.8 m.p.h. from Trossi of the same team, Raymond Mays bringing his D-type E.R.A., for which Harrison had loaned a cylinder head, 3rd ahead of a string of Maseratis.

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