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Alan Craven

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Age24, Allan Craven is a moulder from Wilsden, near Bradford, and this is fourth MGP ride. In 1955, which was also his first season of racing, he retired through mechanical trouble in the Junior, but finished in the Senior race on a veteran 'pre-featherbed' Norton whcih had already completed four MGPs and a couple of TT races. In 1956 he finished 28th in the Junior MGP and 24th in the Senior and using the same machine last year - a 1956 350 BSA - he was 11th in the Senior with a replica.

(TT Special, Tuesday September 09, 1958, p26)

Competed in

1960 Junior MGP513:00:40.0075.19AJS
1959 Senior MGPR0BSA
1959 Junior MGP332:44:57.0082.35BSA
1958 Senior MGP322:45:50.0081.91Norton
1958 Junior MGPR0Norton
1957 Senior MGP112:38:55.0085.48BSA
1957 Junior MGPR0BSA
1956 Senior MGP242:50:31.0079.66BSA
1956 Junior MGP282:48:38.0080.55BSA
1955 Senior MGP583:19:25.0068.12Norton
1955 Junior MGPR0Norton


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