Road Racing News

Sam Dunlop 125 Irish Road Race Champion For Second Year In Succession

Sam Dunlop following the Killalane road races secured 125 Irish road race championship victory for second year in succession.

Sam has had an excellent season of road racing which has included 125 race victories at Faugheen 50 road races, Walderstown road races and Kells road races.

The 2014 Ulster Grand Prix provided the talented road racer with sixth place finish in ultra lightweight race following a highly accomplished performance. Alongside 125 Irish road race championship victory for 2014 Sam finished sixth overall in 250 championship.

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Back in 2011 Sam competed for the first time at the Isle of Man TT where he would go onto secure 32nd place finish in second supersport race following a consistent and solid performance on Crossan motorcycles R6 Yamaha.

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Sam has been victorious twice before on the mountain course at the Manx Grand Prix winning newcomers c race in 2005 and then winning lightweight race back in 2007.

Competing on 125,250,650 and supersport bikes in 2014 prove Sam’s ability to compete on various different classes of machinery. The future’s bright for a rider who is regarded by many as one of the leading 125 riders in pure road racing.

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