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Ulster Grand Prix 2015 – BMW Dominant In Superstock Class

The S1000RR BMW proved to be the machine of choice in superstock race at the 2015 Ulster Grand Prix, with the top six finishers all competing on BMW’s.

Race winner Lee Johnston on the East Coast Racing S1000RR BMW, set a new class lap record of 132.793 mph, on his way to a thrilling victory by just 0.090 over peter Hickman on the Briggs Equipment BMW.


Photo by Rod Neill

Michael Dunlop made it a BMW 1-2-3 on the podium, as he propelled his own teams S1000RR BMW to third place finish, following another ultra determined display from the 11 times TT winner.

Tyco BMW’s William Dunlop, Keith Amor, David Johnson completed the top six finishers, in what was a quite memorable race for BMW Motorrad.

The motorcycle manufacturer from Germany has enjoyed a highly successful 2015 road racing season.

Alongside dominating Ulster GP superstock race, Alastair Seeley won a closely fought opening superbike race at North West 200, Michael Dunlop securing race of legends victory at Armoy and Guy Martin recording solo championship victory at the Southern 100.

More BMW success is possible in remaining international road races of the season, the Steve Henshaw international gold cup at Oliver’s Mount and Macau Grand Prix.

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