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Michael Dunlop kicked off TT 2024 in style, securing his 26th victory on the Isle of Man in the opening Supersport race, drawing level with his late uncle Joey at the top of the all-time winners’ list. The road racing icon followed up with another dominant Supersport win, building a comfortable lead and fending off challenges from the likes of Dean Harrison and Davey Todd.

Motorcycle racing legend Michael Dunlop has secured a record-breaking 27th Isle of Man TT victory, cementing his status as the most successful rider in the event’s history. Dunlop’s impressive run was challenged by a quartet of top riders, including Peter Hickman, Davey Todd, and Dean Harrison, who have dominated the high-powered Superstock and Superbike classes.

Michael Dunlop made history at the Isle of Man TT Races by securing a record-breaking 27th victory, surpassing his uncle Joey’s long-standing record. Dunlop dominated the Metzeler Supertwin TT Race 1, leading from start to finish and crossing the line 20.4 seconds ahead of runner-up Peter Hickman in a race-record time. Dominic Herbertson claimed an impressive maiden TT podium in third place.

Road racing sensation Michael Dunlop has achieved a remarkable milestone, matching his legendary uncle Joey Dunlop’s 26 TT victories and breaking his all-time record in the Supertwin race at the 2024 Isle of Man TT. This historic feat cements the Dunlop dynasty as road racing’s most enduring, with Michael’s latest success taking on a poignant tone given the tragic losses in his family.

In a stunning display of resolve, road racing champion Michael Dunlop was captured on footage pulling over to the side of the road during the Isle of Man TT Superbike race to repair his helmet’s visor, a crucial moment that would ultimately decide the fate of the competition. Despite the setback, Dunlop’s valiant effort and record-breaking lap time showcased his unwavering determination and the thrilling unpredictability of motorcycle road racing.