2015 Irish road race superbike champion William Dunlop is confirmed to compete for Ivan Curran/CD Racing team, during the 2016 pure road racing season.
William is delighted to be competing full time for the team, which over the years he has enjoyed great success with.
Photo by Rod Neill
Main highlights of 2015 for the Duke Road Race Rankings championship leader include, supersport victories at Cookstown, Tandragee, Kells, Skerries, Walderstown, Armoy, Faugheen 50 and Killalane Road Races.
Plus battling fifth place finish in RST superbike TT, fourth place finish in Ulster Grand Prix superstock race and Stu Reed trophy success at Scarborough Gold Cup.
A hugely talented rider William, has gone up a level in recent seasons.
Establishing himself well and truly to be amongst the world’s best pure road racers.
For international road races in 2016 their will be a Yamaha feel to it for the 2014 North West 200 superbike race 1 winner.
Supersport races will see him in action on YZF R6 Yamaha, whilst for superbike races he’s all set to compete on the all new YZF R1M Yamaha.
It’s still to be confirmed as to which make of machinery he will be competing on in superstock class, although their’s a strong possibility he will be Kawasaki mounted.
Alongside action at North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix and TT Races, William looks set to return to Cookstown 100, Tandragee 100, Kells Road Races, Southern 100, Armoy Road Races.
In his pure road racing career to date, William has won at practically every road race circuit he has competed at.
One of the few he has not won at, is on the mountain course. Without a doubt as going into every season, the main aim for William next year will be clinching his first TT victory.
He has the undoubted talent, to become a winner at the most famous of all road races.
It’s in the supersport class, where many believe William Dunlop will start amongst the strong favourites for supersport success at TT 2016.