WE WERE MOURNING ROBERT DUNLOP
One of road racing’s biggest names was killed in practice for the North West 200. Robert Dunlop was killed riding his Aprilia 250 when the rear wheel appeared to lock up on the approach to Mather’s Cross. It was a tough time for road racing – only two weeks before a crash at the Tandragee 100 had taken the life of Martin Finnegan.
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