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Michael Dunlop to race factory Honda TT Legends superbike at UGP

Michael Dunlop to race factory Honda TT Legends superbike at UGP

Four-time winner at last week’s Isle of Man TT, Michael Dunlop, has announced that he will bring the Honda TT Legends Fireblade that he rode to victory in the Superbike TT to the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix between 12th – 17th August. Originally contracted to race the special Honda at just the North West 200 and the TT, the Ballymoney man will give his home fans a special treat when he brings the factory prepared bike to the fast flowing sweeps of the 7.4 mile Dundrod circuit.

Meningitis Trust

Meningitis Trust/Meningitis UK chosen as charity partner for Ulster Grand Prix

Meningitis strikes in an instant, but its impact can last a lifetime.

Around 14,455 people living in Northern Ireland could be struggling to cope with the life changing after‐effects of meningitis.

And each year another 261 could find their family life turned upside down by the disease.

World’s fastest rider Anstey helps give a ‘Lidl’ boost to the UGP

HM Plant/Padgett’s Honda rider Bruce Anstey managed to hold on to his podium record at the 2013 North West 200 with second place in the Supersport race, the only one to take place before rain stopped the event.

New Zealand native Anstey holds 23 TT podiums and is the only man to achieve at least one top-three finish at every TT, NW200 and Ulster Grand Prix held in the last 10 years.

UGP organisers back Mervyn Whyte’s call for a review of road closing orders

Organisers of the Metzeler Ulster Grand Prix, the Dundrod and District Motorcycle Club (DDMC), have echoed Mervyn Whyte’s calls for a review of the stringent road closing orders that restrict the days on which bikes can take to the roads.

The Ulster Grand Prix faced an uncertain future after the meeting was abandoned in 2008 due to torrential rain.

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