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Buckmaster thrilled with Dunlop Supersport victory

'Michael is riding on top of his game and he has the right tools for the job; he's going to be difficult to beat this week at the TT' - Simon Buckmaster
PTR World Supersport team boss Simon Buckmaster hailed the heroics of Michael Dunlop following his domination of yesterday's Supersport and Superstock races.

Dunlop is the name on everyone's lips at this year's Isle of Man TT races after taking three wins from three starts and claiming his first premier class TT win in Sunday's Superbike race on the Honda TT Legends machine.

The 24-year-old's Supersport victory yesterday was the first for the Louth-based PTR outfit and Buckmaster feels Dunlop will take some stopping this week as he bids to emulate Ian Hutchinson's 2010 record of five wins in a week.

“Well done to Gary Ryan and all of Michael's boys as well as the staff of PTR in helping to win this race, we are delighted to score our first TT victory, not long after our first North West 200 victory,” he said.

“Michael is riding on top of his game and he has the right tools for the job; he's going to be difficult to beat this week at the TT.”

Dunlop's hat-trick his now raised his total of Island wins to six and he still has three races to come including tomorrow's second Supersport event plus the Lightweight and Senior races on Friday.



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Michael Dunlop on the Honda TT Legends Fireblade
Michael Dunlop at the Southern 100
Michael Dunlop at the Southern 100.
Senior TT race winner Michael Dunlop, runner-up Ian Hutchinson and John McGuinness
Sidecar crew Ian and Carl Bell
Michael Dunlop on the Hawk Racing BMW in the Senior TT.
Ivan Lintin won the Lightweight TT on the Devitt RC Express Kawasaki.
Bruce Anstey, William Dunlop and Daley Mathison were the top three in the SES TT Zero race.
Bruce Anstey won the SES TT Zero race on the Mugen.
Ian Hutchinson o the Team Traction Control Yamaha R6 at the Isle of Man TT.
Ian Hutchinson on the Team Traction Control Yamaha in the second Monster Energy Supersport race at the Isle of Man TT.
Ian Hutchinson on the Tyco BMW Superstock machine at the Isle of Man TT.
Ian Hutchinson on his Tyco BMW Superstock machine at the Isle of Man TT.
Michael Dunlop on the Street Sweep Yamaha R6 at the Isle of Man TT.
Ian Hutchinson on the Team Traction Control Yamaha at the Isle of Man TT.
Michael Rutter on the Bathams SMT BMW at the Isle of Man TT
Paul Shoesmith was killed in a crash during a practice lap for the Isle of Man TT.
Michael Dunlop on the Hawk Racing BMW at the Isle of Man TT

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