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Armoy Road Races – Tyco BMW Dominate Open Race

Tyco BMW dominated the open race at Armoy Road Races, as Guy Martin sealed his third victory around Armoy.

The four times Southern 100 solo championship winner, lead from start to finish as finished 2.321 seconds in front of Tyco BMW team mate William Dunlop.

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Finishing behind the Tyco BMW duo in third position was BikeBitsNI Racing’s Derek Sheils. ZX10R Kawasaki mounted Derek showed why many believe he is a future international road race winner.

Securing fourth place finish was 11 times TT Races winner Michael Dunlop, competing on his own teams S1000RR BMW the prodigiously talented rider produced a typically determined, battling, highly accomplished display.

Dean Harrison piloting the Mar Train Racing YZF R1M Yamaha finished an impressive fifth, the 2014 lightweight TT winner once again extracted the maximum out of the new YZF R1M Yamaha, as he continues to impress everyone with his determination to make the all new machine a proven winner.

Completing the top six finishers was seven times Duke Road Race Rankings champion Ryan Farquhar, Andy Lawson produced another highly impressive performance in finishing in seventh position on Shirlaws Motorcycles Racing Kawasaki.

2004 senior Manx Grand Prix winner Davy Morgan finished a highly creditable eighth, John Walsh secured ninth place finish.

Finalising the top ten finishers was rising road racing star Thomas Maxwell, who showed good form on Cookstown Burrows Engineering Racing CBR 600 Honda.

Anticipation is building for the feature race of the 2015 Armoy Road Races, the race of legends.

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Photo by Baylon McCaughey

Both Guy Martin and William Dunlop are both in top class form going into the blue riband race of the meeting, as is Derek Sheils, plus can Michael Dunlop make it five race of legends victories in a row?

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