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Dunlop Road Racing Dynasty To Be Celebrated At Goodwood Festival Of Speed

Pure road racing’s most famous family the Dunlop’s, legendary racing dynasty, is to be celebrated at the upcoming Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Michael Dunlop and William Dunlop, are set to make their Goodwood debut’s, piloting a selection of iconic machinery, which includes their father Robert’s ex rotary Norton.

Joining them in celebrating their families vast amount of magical and historical real roads moments, is recently retired Honda Racing manager, Neil Tuxworth, who will be at the control’s of an ex Joey Dunlop machine.

It’s great to see the organisers of Goodwood, taking such a positive interest in pure road racing.

Photo by Rod Neill

The Dunlop’s have taken the level of real road racing, through the 1970’s, the 1980’s, the 1990’s, the 2000’s, the 2010’s, to the modern day, to another galaxy.

Between Joey and Robert, plus Robert’s youngest son Michael, they have in total to date, a quite staggering 46 TT victories.

Photo by Rod Neill

This is just one of multiple unique stats, about real road racing’s most famous family.

The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed, takes place from the 29th of June, to the 2nd of July.

Words by Stevie Rial