After his five race wins from five race starts, Michael Dunlop’s total amount of Armoy Road Race victories stands at 24.
Dunlop’s ninth successive ‘Race of Legends’ victory took his total of Irish Road Race wins to 109, equalling Phillip McCallen and Ray McCullough.
The Ballymoney racer also gave BMW’s M1000RR it’s first UK, Irish, European road race victories.
Barry Davidson moved closer to joining Dunlop on 100 Irish Road Race victories, following victories in the Supersport 300, Senior 500 Classic races.
Davidson now has 88 Irish roads course triumphs, claiming road race successes over four different decades, the 1990’s, 2000’s, 2010’s, 2020’s.
12 racers registered from Friday, Saturday’s race action sub 1 minute 50 second lap times.
In spite of been an Armoy debutant, quickest English racer was Market Rasen’s Phil Crowe (1.44.340). Senior Classics runner-up Guy Martin remains the fastest English competitor in history at Armoy.
There was overall ten different race winners including first time Armoy victors Eoin O’Siochru, Ian Lougher, Sam Johnson and Anthony Redmond.
The joint most successful teams with three podiums each were MD Racing, McAdoo Kawasaki and the B&W Racing/Diamond Edge Cutting squad.
In total 34 racers claimed podium finishes whilst new class lap records were set by Derek McGee (Super Twins – 1.49.585 – 98.106 mph), Dave Walsh (Super Mono – 2.06.771 – 85.420 mph).
RJ Woolsey (Supersport 300 – 2.16.947 – 79.073 mph), Dominic Herbertson (Junior 350 Classics – 2.08.277 – 84.417 mph), Barry Davidson (2.09.583 – 83.567 mph), Michael Dunlop (Outright – 1.41.256 – 106.945 mph).
Photo credit: Tommy Vennard
Words by Stevie Rial #dontletfearcontrolyou