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1947 Manx Cup

1947 British Empire Trophy

1947 Montenero Circuit
1948 British Empire Trophy
 IX  British Empire Trophy

Event Overview • Entry List
Qualifying Qualification
Race ClassificationFastest LapsLaps Led

Details
DateThursday 21 August 1947
Event British Empire Trophy
Circuit Douglas
Event FormatRace of 40 laps
ChampionshipNon-championship
Race number#27 of 35 in 1947
#56 (of all time)
Circuit
Laps40
Circuit Perimeter6240 m
Race Distance6240 × 40 − 12 = 249.588 km
Grid FormatUnknown
Pole PositionUnknown
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries14
Qualifiers1
Finishers8
Debutants
Barry Woodall (Driver),
Bob Gerard (Driver),
Cuth Harrison (Driver),
David Hampshire (Driver),
Geoff Crossley (Driver),
George Abecassis (Driver),
Guy Jason-Henry (Driver),
Leslie Brooke (Driver),
Leslie Johnson (Driver),
Peter Whitehead (Driver),
Robert Ansell (Driver),
Sheila Darbishire (Driver),
Tony Rolt (Driver),
Alta (Car Manufacturer),
Challenger (Car Manufacturer),
Delage (Car Manufacturer),
Riley (Car Manufacturer),
Alta (Engine Manufacturer),
Delage (Engine Manufacturer),
Riley (Engine Manufacturer),
   Alfa Romeo B (Car Model),
Alta (Car Model),
Challenger (Car Model),
Delage 15S8 (Car Model),
ERA A (Car Model),
ERA E (Car Model),
Riley (Car Model),
Talbot-Lago T150C (Car Model),
10 (Car Number),
14 (Car Number),
20 (Car Number),
22 (Car Number),
24 (Car Number),
32 (Car Number),
34 (Car Number),
38 (Car Number),
46 (Car Number),
48 (Car Number),
50 (Car Number),
British Empire Trophy (Event)
MilestonesCar 22 – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Number)
Car 22 – 1st Win (Car Number)
Car 34 – 1st Pole Position (Car Number)
ERA – 1st Fastest Lap (Engine Manufacturer)
ERA – 1st Win (Engine Manufacturer)
Maserati – 1st Pole Position (Engine Manufacturer)
 Bob Gerard – 1st Fastest Lap (Driver)
 Bob Gerard – 1st Win (Driver)
 ERA – 1st Fastest Lap (Car Manufacturer)
 ERA – 1st Win (Car Manufacturer)
 Maserati – 1st Pole Position (Car Manufacturer)
 Prince Bira – 1st Pole Position (Driver)

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 22Car 34Car 22
Entrant---
Driver Bob Gerard Prince Bira Bob Gerard
Car ERA B Maserati 4CL ERA B
EngineERAMaseratiERA
Time2:16'523'163'18
Speed109.415 km/h114.612 km/h113.455 km/h