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Fagg returns to Ulster with TT ace Dunlop

POSTED Mon at 10:08 am

Isle of Man rally co-driver Rob Fagg heads west across the Irish Sea this week in preparation for the John Mulholland Motors Ulster Rally where he will once again team up with motorcycle road racing and Isle of Man TT ace Michael Dunlop. Dunlop and Robert Graham Co Chartered Quantity Surveyors sponsored Fagg will return to the Londonderry-based event twelve months on from a podium finish in the National category, and they head into the event hopeful of repeating that success. While Rob has had a busier year to date than 2016, the event will mark only Michael’s second appearance on the stages this year, the first being Irelands only three-day rally, the Joule Donegal International back in June. With Burger Man Catering-supported Fagg...

Anstey & Dunlop go head to head in Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race

POSTED Fri last week

The second running of the Dunlop Lightweight Classic TT Race at the Classic TT presented by Bennetts has attracted an increased entry of 68 riders for 2017 and last year’s race winner and lap record holder Bruce Anstey heads the line up. The Kiwi lapped at 118.744mph on his way to victory in 2016 and he’s back to try and make it two in a row, this time starting at number 2 on the Padgetts Motorcycles Honda. The pre-race favourite sets off ten seconds after one his closest rival Ian Lougher, the Welshman again riding the Laylaw Racing Yamaha with another major threat coming at number three with Michael Dunlop contesting the race for the first time on the Turner Racing Yamaha. His team-mate Dan Cooper sets off at number five and is sure to...

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