1947 Silver Cup
Detroit River, Detroit MI, September 1, 1947


From THE UNLIMITEDS: 1947 IN REVIEW...50 YEARS AGO!
By Fred Farley - APBA Unlimited Historian

The 90-mile Silver Cup on the Detroit River proved to be an off-day for Miss Peps V, which failed to finish. Notre Dame won the first heat of 45 miles (on a 4-1/2-mile course) at a speed of 73.685 to Harold Wilson's 73.505 with Miss Canada III. In Heat Two, run the next day, Miss Great Lakes with relief driver Guy Lombardo came out on top at 71.218, while Notre Dame maintained a distant second to win the race on points.

Fred Farley. For reprint rights to this article, please contact the author at <fredf@hotmail.com>


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