Two-time Grand Prix World Champion Cecil Sandford has sadly passed away at the age of 95.
With great sadness we have learned that former 125cc & 250cc World Champion Cecil Sandford has passed away.— MotoGP™🏁 (@MotoGP) November 28, 2023
Sending our deepest condolences to his family. pic.twitter.com/6kt3R0nqH4
Born in Gloucestershire, England, Sandford made his Grand Prix debut in 1950 and went on to win MV Agusta their first-ever world title with the 1952 125cc World Championship. Before he concluded his motorcycle racing career, he won the 1957 250cc World Championship with Mondial and secured himself a special place in the history books as a two-time World Champion.
The entire MotoGP™ family send their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.