Maurice Cann

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Maurice Cann
Nationality British
Born (1911-03-23)23 March 1911
Died February, 12 1989 (aged 77)
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Grand Prix motorcycle racing
Active years 1949 - 1953
First race 1949 Ulster Grand Prix
Last race 1953 Isle of Man TT
First win 1949 250cc Ulster Grand Prix
Last win 1952 250cc Ulster Grand Prix
Team(s) AJS, Moto Guzzi
Championships 0
Starts Wins Podiums Poles F. laps Points
3 5 0 2 41
Isle of Man TT career
TTs contested 7 (1938-1939, 1947-1948, 1950, 1952-1953)
TT wins 1
First TT win 1948 Lightweight TT
Last TT win 1948 Lightweight TT
Podiums 3

Maurice Cann (March 23, 1911 – February 1989) was a British former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer. He entered his first Manx Grand Prix in 1931, and in 1938 competed in his first Isle of Man TT.[1] Cann won the 1948 Lightweight TT aboard a Moto Guzzi. He competed from 1949 to 1952 in the Grand Prix world championships. He won his first time in world championship competition in the 250cc class at the 1949 Ulster Grand Prix, also on a Moto Guzzi.[2]

World Championship results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position; races in italics indicate fastest lap.)

Year Class Motorcycle 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
1949 IOM SUI NED BEL ULS NAT
250 cc Moto Guzzi 1 4th 11
1950 IOM BEL NED SUI ULS NAT
250 cc Moto Guzzi 2 1 2nd 14
350 cc Moto Guzzi Ret 0
1951 ESP SUI IOM BEL NED FRA ULS NAT
250 cc Moto Guzzi 2 6th 6
1952 SUI IOM NED BEL GER ULS NAT ESP
250 cc Moto Guzzi 5 1 4th 10
350 cc AJS Ret 0
1953 IOM NED BEL GER FRA ULS SUI NAT ESP
250 cc Moto Guzzi Ret 0

References[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Bruno Francisci
250cc Motorcycle European Champion
1948
Succeeded by
Herbert Hauf (1981)