TRC is primarily funded by ad revenue. If you like the content you find here, don't block the ads check them out instead. Thank you.
Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: William Dunlop

  1. #1
    Really Bored joe19's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Oxford
    Posts
    3,659
    Like
    1,390
    Liked 999 in 835 posts

    Default William Dunlop


    TRC is primarily funded by ad revenue. If you like
    the content you find here, don't block the ads check
    them out instead. Thank you.
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/44754057

    "Northern Ireland motorcycle racer William Dunlop has been killed in an incident at the Skerries 100 road races in County Dublin on Saturday."

    F.F.S !!


  2. #2
    Should Get Out More Weeksy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Newbury/Didcot
    Posts
    55,793
    Like
    2,689
    Liked 9,628 in 5,536 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Oh arse. Damn.

  3. #3
    Not Much To Do
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Location
    Solihull ish
    Posts
    398
    Like
    319
    Liked 149 in 95 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Such a tragic shame and loss to the Dunlop family and to the sport. RIP William, I didn’t know you, nor you I, but I have watch your family story and enjoy every moment watching you race.

  4. #4
    Really Bored Nordboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Wales
    Posts
    3,792
    Like
    487
    Liked 951 in 486 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    R.I.P. to another Dunlop.

    One thing you can say about them all, is that they make the ultimate sacrifices doing the thing they love to do.

  5. #5
    Should Get Out More Noggin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    French Alps, La Plagne Dahrlink!
    Posts
    10,375
    Like
    14,377
    Liked 2,995 in 1,481 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Gutted. He was awesome

  6. #6
    Not Much To Do matt's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    327
    Like
    16
    Liked 30 in 26 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Just heard this horrible news, Rip William. As much as I love real road racing,I am really starting to dislike it.

  7. #7
    Should Get Out More Mr OCD's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Kearsley, Bolton
    Posts
    11,405
    Like
    5,897
    Liked 2,073 in 1,246 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Proper shame as really lovely guy. RIP.

    They do know the risks.

  8. The following user liked this post made by Mr OCD:


  9. #8
    Really Bored
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    2,609
    Like
    436
    Liked 595 in 417 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    R.i.p.

  10. #9
    Should Get Out More wheelnut's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Hanging by a thread
    Posts
    5,139
    Like
    780
    Liked 779 in 451 posts
    Blog Entries
    2

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Road racing is a fantastic sport but, Jesus wept, it takes no prisoners.

    I think his partner is pregnant as well.

    RIP William

  11. #10
    At Work knee_boarder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    North Devon
    Posts
    1,277
    Like
    2,797
    Liked 48 in 32 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Very sad RIP William

  12. #11
    Should Get Out More Makman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Barking at the moon.
    Posts
    8,321
    Like
    3,157
    Liked 1,641 in 1,005 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Very sad. RIP William. Peace to your family and fiancee (who is expecting).

  13. #12
    Should Get Out More Tomcat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Where I want to be.
    Posts
    33,877
    Like
    1,579
    Liked 2,172 in 1,111 posts

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    Quote Originally Posted by wheelnut View Post
    Road racing is a fantastic sport but, Jesus wept, it takes no prisoners.

    I think his partner is pregnant as well.

    RIP William
    Indeed, he pulled out of the TT to be with her as she was going through a difficult phase in her pregnancy

  14. #13
    Should Get Out More GiantPygmy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Wiltshire
    Posts
    21,583
    Like
    6,081
    Liked 4,901 in 2,671 posts
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    RIP.
    It seems to be an inevitability with the Dunlops, my only surprise is that William got it before Michael (who, to my eye, seems to be further on the edge constantly than William).

    I hope Mother to-be and new baby Dunlop are cared for, I'd doubt there is any insurance available?

  15. #14
    A Bit Bored
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Newtownabbey
    Posts
    205
    Like
    1
    Liked
    10/1

    Default Re: William Dunlop

    A justgiving page has been set up to raise some money for his wife and child by the owners of Crossans motorcycles who i think were sponsoring him on saturday.

    www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/williamdunlop

    Joey Dunlops ex mechanic Sam Graham (the guy with the lions/tigers in the documentary) was seriously injured in an accident on saturday as well -
    https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/n...-37093825.html

Go Back to Forum My Forum

TRC Affiliates - Help TRC make a small amount of commission