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Dunlop secures Superstock victory

Michael Dunlop makes up for his retirement from a winning position in the Supersport race by claiming Superstock victory for Kawasaki.
Michael Dunlop has taken his second Isle of Man TT victory after a dominant performance in the Royal London 360 Superstock race.

Held in the evening following delays in the schedule, Dunlop snatched the lead on the second lap and never looked back, the Street Sweep Kawasaki rider adding to his Supersport win from 2009.

Dunlop initially diced with Guy Martin, with the latter actually leading at the end of the opening lap, but a charge from Dunlop would see him pull a substantial margin over the Suzuki rider as they rounded for lap three.

That push would prove decisive as he crossed the line for a fine victory on the ZX-10R, a result that goes some way to making up for the disappointment of retiring during the Supersport race whilst dicing for the lead.

Superbike winner John McGuinness would eventually overhaul Martin for second place and third place, the pair recording their second podiums of the week so far. Keith Amor crossed the line in fourth place, ahead of William Dunlop and Cameron Donald.



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Michael Dunlop - Street Sweep Kawasaki
Dean Harrison on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki in the Senior TT.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki in the Senior TT.
Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Superbike.
Michael Rutter took victory in the Lightweight TT on the Italian Paton.
James Hillier on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki in the opening Supersport TT race.
Michael Dunlop in the Supersport TT.
Michael Dunlop on his Yamaha in the Supersport TT.
Michael Dunlop at the start of the RST Superbike race on the Bennetts Suzuki.
William Dunlop on the IC Racing Yamaha at the Isle of Man TT.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki at the bottom of the Barregarrow during TT practice.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki during practice for the Isle of Man TT.
Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Fireblade.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki.
Honda Racing riders John McGuinness and Guy Martin
Michael Rutter on the Bathams BMW at the North West 200
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki at the North West 200

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Redline - Unregistered

June 07, 2011 10:45 AM

No need for a silly nick name, no need for so much yellow you look like a daffodil, no well rehearsed robotic corporate speeches just pure undiluted talent. Exciting race, exciting rider. Mega win.



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