Joey Dunlop: His Authorised Biography

Joey Dunlop: His Authorised Biography

by Mac Mc Diarmid (Author)

Synopsis

When Joey Dunlop, undisputed master of the Isle of Man TT, was killed in July 2000 he was awarded what amounted to an Irish state funeral, uniting a troubled country in grief. The service, attended by cabinet ministers and no less than 50,000 well-wishers, was broadcast live on national television - for the mourning motorcycle road race fans the modest Ulsterman was akin to royalty. This official commemorative biography - written in association with the Dunlop family and Honda UK - will be launched at the 2001 TT week in the Isle of Man, where Dunlop won a record 26 times.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 218
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Published: 21 May 2001

ISBN 10: 1859608221
ISBN 13: 9781859608227

Author Bio
Mac McDiarmid, who witnessed Dunlop's first Isle of Man win in 1977, is a former TT racer himself. He has written nine marque histories, and is the TT correspondent for Motocourse. He lives in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire.