Cromie McCandless

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Cromie McCandless
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years1949 - 1952
First race1949 500cc Ulster Grand Prix
Last race1952 500cc Ulster Grand Prix
First win1951 Isle of Man TT 125cc Ultra-Lightweight TT
Last win1952 500cc Ulster Grand Prix
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
7 2 3 N/A N/A 13

Cromie McCandless (17 January 1921 – 18 January 1992)[1] was a Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.[2] His best season was in 1951, when he finished in third place in the 125cc world championship behind Carlo Ubbiali and Gianni Leoni. McCandless won two Grand Prix races during his career. He was the brother of Rex McCandless who designed the successful featherbed frame used by the Norton Motorcycle Company.[3]


  1. ^ Isle of Man Courier page 2 & 22 24 January 1992
  2. ^ "Cromie McCandless career results". Retrieved 20 June 2011.
  3. ^ Walker, Mick (2006). The Manx Norton. Retrieved 20 June 2011.