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In-form William Dunlop is all revved up for success in 2016 Classic TT encounter

By Paul Lindsay

William Dunlop, who won last weekend's Supersport race at the Skerries 100, will again ride for Davies Motorsport at the 2016 Classic TT at the end of August.

The 30-year-old Ballymoney rider will campaign Honda machinery in the Bennetts Senior and Okells Junior Classic TT Races.

The Midlands based team has been a mainstay of the Classic TT since the inaugural event of 2013, with highlights including Dunlop's second place in the 2013 Bennetts 500cc Classic TT race, where he lapped at 109.401mph.

Last year Dunlop was out of luck in both races, retiring on the opening lap of both the Bennetts 500cc and Okells 350cc Races.

Specialising in Honda machinery, technical guru for the team Colin Davies has a wealth of experience at all levels including numerous years as technician to Kevin Schwantz at Lucky Strike Suzuki, where together they won the 1993 500cc World Championship. He's currently working for the Halsall Racing/Bennetts British Superbike Championship team.

Closer to home, Armoy Road Races has secured the services of bespoke tuning company Torquetronix who will sponsor the Superbike Open Race for a second year running on Saturday, July 30.

Last year the Open Race was one of the most popular contests, with Tyco BMW's Guy Martin taking top spot, followed closely by William Dunlop.

For more info on Armoy Road Races visit or search for 'AMRRC' on Facebook and join the fan page. You can also follow the races on twitter at @ArmoyRoadRaces.

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