Born on this day, William Joseph “Joey” Dunlop, OBE MBE, a world champion motorcyclist from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland, best known for road racing


Monday 25th February 1952

Born on this day, William Joseph “Joey” Dunlop, OBE MBE, a world champion motorcyclist from Ballymoney in Northern Ireland, best known for road racing. In 2005 he was voted the fifth greatest motorcycling icon ever by Motorcycle News. His achievements include three hat-tricks at the Isle of Man TT meeting (1985, 1988 and 2000), where he won a record 26 races in total. During his career he won the Ulster Grand Prix 24 times. In 1986 he won a fifth consecutive TT Formula One world title.


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