William Dunlop

  • IOM TT 2018: William Dunlop reveals heartbreaking reason for withdrawing from last week’s races

    IOM TT 2018: William Dunlop reveals heartbreaking reason for withdrawing from last week’s races

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    Road racer William Dunlop has released a statement revealing why he withdrew from the 2018 TT races. The statement reads: “I just thought I would put a few words down about my recent withdrawal from 2018 TT races as I have a lot of good people around me and I felt this is something that…

  • TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws ‘for personal reasons’

    TT 2018: William Dunlop withdraws ‘for personal reasons’

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    William Dunlop has withdrawn from the remainder of this year’s Isle of Man TT ‘for personal reasons’. It’s not necessarily a surprise considering the Ballymoney-based road racer withdrew from racing at the North West 200 a few weeks ago, following a crash during the Superstock race in which he injured his back. In an official…

  • NW200: Irwin takes pole on PBM/Be Wiser Ducati for Saturday’s Superbike races at Vauxhall International North West 200.

    NW200: Irwin takes pole on PBM/Be Wiser Ducati for Saturday’s Superbike races at Vauxhall International North West 200.

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    Glenn Irwin will start on pole position in Saturday’s Superbike races at the 2018 Vauxhall International North West 200. The PBM/Be Wiser Ducati rider, who is only competing in the superbike class, topped the time sheets during a dramatic final qualifying session on Thursday afternoon with less than one second separating the five fastest riders!…

  • Isle of Man TT: Hutchinson and Dunlop going head-to-head in the Supersport Races 2018

    Isle of Man TT: Hutchinson and Dunlop going head-to-head in the Supersport Races 2018

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    Ian Hutchinson has been confirmed fit to race in this year’s Supersport TT races and the Lightweight TT outing where he’ll be contesting a KMR Kawasaki sponsored by RST. Hutchy and Michael Dunlop have dominated the two Monster Energy Supersport 600cc races with the former taking all four races in 2015 and 2016 and the…

  • TT: John McGuinness OUT of TT 2018. Confirmed.

    TT: John McGuinness OUT of TT 2018. Confirmed.

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      It’s sad news to have to report so close to this year’s TT, but John McGuinness is now confirmed as not racing at this year’s Isle of Man event. The 23-time TT winner was facing a massive battle to be fit in time to take on the Mountain Course after the leg he shattered…

  • Ulster GP 17: Peter Hickman dominates in Northern Ireland

    Ulster GP 17: Peter Hickman dominates in Northern Ireland

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    Three wins and four podiums sees Hickman top the Championship, ahead of Bruce Anstey and Dean Harrison. Bruce Anstey triumphed in the Lightweight, and took second in the Championship, while Paul Robinson came away with the Ultralightweight trophy and Joey Thompson took the win in the rookie race. Dean Harrison also had a cracking few…

  • TT 2017: Michael Dunlop trounces competition in the Supersport TT

    TT 2017: Michael Dunlop trounces competition in the Supersport TT

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    Michael Dunlop has finished first in today’s Supersport TT race – coming in 13.2 seconds quicker than James Hillier who finished in second place. The top three were; 1.       Michael Dunlop 2.       James Hillier 3.       Peter Hickman And Michael’s brother William Dunlop, who was the strongest of the field during practice, finished in 4th place.…

  • Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day

    Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day

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    Motorcycle Live! WSB World Champ Jonathan Rea confirmed to be at the show on opening day. Recently-crowned double World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea (above, the bigger fella in the picture) will be one of many racing stars to appear at the UK’s biggest bike show, Motorcycle Live, which opens at The NEC, Birmingham on 19…

  • TT 2016: Bruce Anstey wins TT Zero for Mugen

    TT 2016: Bruce Anstey wins TT Zero for Mugen

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    Bruce Anstey won a hectic TT Zero for Japanese tech-specialists Mugen with a lap speed of 118mph on Wednesday afternoon. The Flying Kiwi took the lead from team mate John McGuinness at Ballaugh as the Morecambe man suffered a temporary technical problem. William Dunlop on the Victory Brammo Power machine pushed Bruce hard, taking a…

  • Hutchy blasts into the 130mph lap sector in third qualifying session at the TT – Anstey ups own best time so far on the RCV

    Hutchy blasts into the 130mph lap sector in third qualifying session at the TT – Anstey ups own best time so far on the RCV

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    Hutchy blasts into the 130mph lap sector in third qualifying session at the TT – Anstey ups own best time so far on the RCV.   With glorious conditions once more all across the island, qualifying on Tuesday evening for the 2016 Isle of Man TT Races, fuelled by Monster Energy, went ahead promptly at…

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