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George Morgan

Record type: Motorsport Biographies

Biography: Mount: Junior – Velocette

Age 39, a shopkeeper, of Hoylake, Cheshire. Has raced on various circuits in England and Ireland, and competed in the 1946 Lightweight “Manx,” finishing eleventh on a New Imperial. Rode the New Imperial again in the 1947 Lightweight M.G.P.; crashed early in the first lap but carried on, only to retire later.

Turned “international” in 1948 and rode the same New Imperial, equipped with home-built rear springing in the Lightweight T.T., but retired on the fourth lap with a broken valve. Last year he rode a Velocette in the Junior, finishing 59th (second-class replica) at 73.63 m.p.h.
(TT Special, 5 June 1950, p.15.)

Competed in

RacePositionTimeSpeedMachine
1951 Senior TTRVelocette
1951 Junior TT563:29:26.0075.67Velocette
1950 Junior TT523:33:34.0074.21Velocette
1949 Junior TT593:35:15.0073.63Velocette
1948 Lightweight TTRNew Imperial
1947 Lightweight MGPRNew Imperial
1946 Lightweight MGP113:56:29.00New Imperial

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