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Joey Dunlop DVD Provides Boost For Foundation

“Thank you to all concerned for supporting the Joey Dunlop Foundation via royalties from 'No Ordinary Joe'”
The Joey Dunlop Foundation has been presented with a cheque for more than
£2,600 generated from the proceeds of the film Joey Dunlop - No Ordinary Joe.

The donation was made at Braddan Bridge House on the Isle of Man TT course, the accommodation for disabled people built and run with money collected by the Joey Dunlop Foundation in memory of the legendary racer.

Joey Dunlop - No Ordinary Joe, published by Duke Video and produced by Waldovision, reflected on the man behind the road racing legend with previously unseen interviews and photos from the Dunlop family albums, contributions from friends, relatives and fellow racers, plus several extraordinary anecdotes about the 26-times TT winner.

“With interest in Joey Dunlop remaining so strong and the quality of this film, we aren't surprised it has been so well received by critics and customers worldwide,” said Duke Managing Director Peter Duke. “I am delighted we have been able to make this donation from the proceeds of sales to the Foundation created in Joey's memory to help its important work continue.”

Foundation Treasurer and Trustee Kevin Quirk added: “Joey's charity is now well established and enjoyed a very successful first year welcoming guests of all ages and disabilities to the Island.

“Although our facilities are unique, we were inundated with requests and unfortunately many potential visitors were left disappointed when we could not provide accommodation.”

“Although discussions are in the early stages, we do hope that with ongoing fund raising that we can either extend at Braddan Bridge or acquire a second property. The JDF committee are extremely proud of these facilities, we now have a truly remarkable facility in memory of Joey Dunlop.

“Thank you to all concerned for supporting JDF via royalties from No Ordinary Joe, and I would strongly recommend that if you have not purchased this DVD then place it at the top of your shopping list at TT2012.”

For those not at the TT, No Ordinary Joe is also available from the official Duke Video website: CLICK HERE for more information.



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Proceeds from `No Ordinary Joe` DVD handed to Joey Dunlop Foundation
Guy Martin on the Honda Fireblade at the Isle of Man TT.
Dean Harrison, Dan Kneen and Michael Dunlop at the Southern 100.
Derek Sheils in action at the Walderstown road races.
Michael Dunlop at the Classic TT
Derek Sheils on the Cookstown B.E. Racing Suzuki at the Skerries 100.
Dean Harrison on the Silicone Engineering Kawasaki in the Senior TT.
Peter Hickman in the Senior TT on the Smiths BMW.
Michael Dunlop on the Bennetts Suzuki in the Senior TT.
Bruce Anstey on his way to victory in the TT Zero race.
Guy Martin on the Honda Racing Superbike.
Alan Bonner was killed in an incident at the 33rd Milestone.
Jochem van den Hoek.
Michael Rutter took victory in the Lightweight TT on the Italian Paton.
Dan Kneen celebrates with his team after sealing his maiden Isle of Man TT rostrum in the Superstock race.
Ian Hutchinson celebrates his Superstock victory.
Ian Hutchinson on his way to victory in the Superstock TT on the Tyco BMW.
Davey Lambert in the RST Superbike race.

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