WE WERE FULL OF AD­MI­RA­TION FOR MICHAEL

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Fight­ing though the tears and the pain of grief, Michael Dunlop won the 250cc race at the NW200, two days after his dad had died prac­tis­ing for the same event. Eigh­teen-year-old Dunlop had a race-long bat­tle with John Mcguin­ness and Chris­tian Elkin. Both Michael and brother William had to force their way on to the start­ing grid and Michael’s vic­tory was as pop­u­lar, as it was emo­tion­ally charged. “I had to get the win for my dad, and I did,” he said.

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