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Road Film Review

The film Road based around the most famous family in pure road racing the Dunlops is a film which will draw up many different emotions amongst road racing fans. It tells the story of two sets of brothers Joey Dunlop and Robert Dunlop and Robert’s sons Michael Dunlop and William Dunlop.

When watching the film you see first hand the determination needed to become a top road racer, its remarkable for example how determined Robert Dunlop was to carry on racing following incident in 1994 formula 1 TT which left him with terrible injuries. But he fought his way back to fitness and in 1998 won the ultra lightweight TT.

Although Joey Dunlop and Robert Dunlop are no longer with us they will never ever be forgotten and Road is a fitting tribute to the great men whose legacy will last forever. At the end of the film it states how since the 2008 North West 200 Michael Dunlop and William Dunlop have continued to race since and that they are amongst the worlds best road racers.

Now in 2014 Michael is considered by many to be the worlds best road racer and is now a 11 times TT winner whilst William is firmly established as a rider capable of winning in any class at all the international road races, in all Road the film is a must watch for all road racing fans across the world.

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