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    Default William Dunlop, Dublin, Ireland: 7 July 2018

    William Dunlop, 32, passed away due to injuries suffered from a bike crash during practice for tomorrow's Skerries 100 Road Race in Dublin County Ireland.

    William's father, Robert died in 2008 after a racing crash during the North West 200 Road Race in Ireland and his uncle, Joey did not survive a racing crash during a road race in Estonia in 2000. Joey holds the record for the most ever Isle of Man TT wins, while William's brother, Michael have won 18 races at the Isle of Man TT. William never won at the IoM TT, his best place being 2nd with many 3rd and 4th places.

    Irronically, William's racing career started in 2000, the year his uncle Joey died, racing. He accumulated 108 wins in the Irish Road Racing Series during his career and won the Skerries 100 15 times.

    William did not participate in the 2018 IoM TT as his pregnant wife was taken ill during practice week. William withdrew from the IoMTT to go support his wife.

    William (blue leathers) and brother Michael at the IoM TT recently:


    William at the Ulster GP:
    Last edited by AMZ; 08-07-2018 at 11:27 AM.

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    R.I.P. William Dunlop

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    RIP! William Dunlop!
    Ride with the Eagles in Safety! Not with the Angels by Accident

    In Memory of Blackie Swart! A Man among men, and a true Friend! RIP!

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