Joey Dunlop (Yamaha) winning the 1980 Classic TT
Giving away precious seconds to the works Honda at the refuelling stop, Joey Dunlop won the 1980 Classic TT after a mighty battle with Mick Grant (Honda), setting the first 115 mph lap. Honda took note of his capabilities and signed him for 1981.
1980 Classic Tt, Joey Dunlop, Yamaha
Joey Dunlop, Union Mills 1984 Formula One TT
The second Honda win for 'Yer Maun' came in the 1984 Formula One race after a race-long battle with team-mate Roger Marshall. The No. 3 was to be seen at the top of the winners rostrum for many years to come.
1984 Formula One Tt, Honda, Joey Dunlop
Joey Dunlop (Benelli 6) 1979 Formula One TT
For 1979 Joey was contracted to ride 'The Plumber's Nightmare', this Benelli Sei with its intricate exhaust setup. A big brute of a machine, he retired it after a single medioce lap in the 1979 Formula One Race. Better things were about to happen...
1979 Formula One Tt, Benelli, Joey Dunlop