Ireland and the isle of man are two of the few places in the world where the sport still survives. Meet the dunlops, northern irelands original road warriors. Motorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all motor sports. Road a documentary about northern irelands roadracing dunlops fires on all cylinders. The documentary is narrated by liam neeson and will be launched in cinemas on 11 june 2014. A decade after his tragic death, family, friends and fellow racers reveal the man behind the. This is the adrenalinefuelled tale of a family who have dominated the sport for over thirty years. This is an exceptional film about the legendary dunlop road racing family. Closer to the edge and documents the story of two sets of dunlop brothers. William joseph joey dunlop, obe, irish masonic history. The dunlop family have raided the family archive to find new pictures never shown before even on the joey website. William joseph dunlop obe 25 february 1952 2 july 2000 was a northern irish motorcyclist from ballymoney. Joey dunlop isle of man tt dvds, downloads and more.
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His career started as part of the ulsterbased armoy armada, racing against the ray mcculloughled dromara destroyers, as detailed. A 20 documentary about tt legend joey dunlop entitled joey the man who conquered the tt not to be confused with the 2014 documentary road which was also about the dunlop clan and was narrated by liam neeson. Dunlop is pleased to announce its elite team dunlop lineup for the 2014 season, which has grown from 18 to 20 young stellar amateur motocross racers. Joey dunlop is a motorcycle racing legend, 5 times world champion and 26 times isle of man tt winner. Choose from 148 pictures in our joey dunlop collection for your wall art or photo gift.
Though joey dunlops name will be familiar to most punters, only the committed will have. I was really blessed to produce this piece of art of tt legend joey dunlop that is endorsed by his family. One in which men compete at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour on closed country roads. Documentaire film geregisseerd door michael hewitt en dermot lavery. Total film dermot lavery and michael hewitts documentary does for. Illuminating the talents of legendary brothers joey and robert, and of roberts sons william and michael, its a study of determination and obsession tinged with daring and madness. Now, a new movie based on the life of the legendary northern irish road racer, joey dunlop, has been confirmed as in production. Multiple world champion joey dunlop, his brother robert and roberts sons, william and michael. Joey dunlop, robert dunlop, william dunlop, michael dunlop. Jim dunlop joeys younger brother is the sole surviving member of the armoy armada after joey tragically lost his life in estonia in 2000. Michael hewitt codirector, dermot lavery codirector.
Quiet men from a rural village in northern ireland but racers who risked everything to win. See more of joey dunlop the official page on facebook. After all, its no spoiler to note that joey dunlop lost his life to a racing crash in estonia in 2000, with his brother robert dying in a road race in northern ireland eight years later. Robert and joey dunlop, quiet men from a rural village in northern ireland but. Road movie returns to cinemas mcn motor cycle news. Armagh, in 1969 but preferred and was even more successful at road racing, which, given the nature and terrain of the courses, raced over at speeds well in excess of 100 mph, could be highly. The exhibition is part of the isle of man classic tts joey dunlop road racing legend tribute theme, which also includes a parade lap featuring his greatest rivals and an 80s themed fancy dress.
Road 2014 stream and watch online joey, robert, william and michael dunlop experience victories, bumps and crashes while dominating road motorcycle racing. Dunlop announces its elite team dunlop squad for 2014. Joey dunlop was a motorcycling world champion, a hero, a family man and a dedicated humanitarian whose life was cruelly cut short in a racing crash. There is tragedy within the film, but there is so much more. Without doubt, one of the biggest highlights of the 2014 classic tt presented by bennetts will be the unique joey dunlop road racing legend the rivals parade lap sponsored by the isle of man steam packet company, which will feature some of his. Selfcatering holiday accommodation for disabled visitors to the isle of. Home joey dunlop joey dunlop gallery available as framed prints, photos, wall art and gift items. This brilliant 10 minute video features commentary by joey dunlop himself, talking you through the isle of man tt circuit all the way back in 1983. Singing predominantly in scottish gaelic, she performs folk music, song and dance in a contemporary style rooted in the tradition. You really get a feel for the astonishing speed due to the surprisingly vibrationfree onboard camera, ive watched this a few times now and it gets me whiteknuckling every time, the velocity. Dunlop racing dynasty film road shown on bbc one ni. William joseph joey dunlop remains one of the biggest stars in motorcycle racing history, with multiple world championships and a record 26 isle of man tt wins. Now dermot lavery and michael hewitts documentary road returns us to. Family of joey dunlop in appeal for return of championship.
Reviewed in the united states on november 30, 2014. Ireland is one of the few places in the world where road racing still survives. Ever since senna stunned with its heartbreaking look at the tragic side of f1, there seems to have been a whole starting grid of racing movies ready to drive onto our screens. The two generations of dunlop brothers william and michael, robert and joey are the subject of road, a thrilling new film written, produced and directed by. Joey and robert, michael and william, but in all truth, this film is more about joey and robert and their tragic deaths that it is about the younger siblings. Tt3d introduced audiences to the world of road racing, a sport fraught with even more peril. A film exploring the fast and furious lives of the two pairs of brothers, joey and robert dunlop, and roberts sons michael and william, has. Joey dunlop the rivals parade confirmed wednesday august 2014. Narrated by liam neeson, this film is the heartbreaking and adrenalinefuelled tale of a family who have dominated road racing for over thirty years. Joy dunlop is a scottish broadcaster, singer, step dancer and educator from the village of connel in argyll, who now lives in glasgow, scotland. Dunlop has featured in documentary films regarding his career. In addition we have looked in our film archive for more racing footage of joey including the nw200,ulster grand prix and races in ireland. Popular choices include framed prints, canvas prints, posters and jigsaw puzzles.
Joey dunlop competed in both arenas his first ever race was on a short circuit organised by the motor cycle road racing club of ireland at the maghaberry airfield circuit near moira, co. Road, the new film about the dunlop road racing dynasty, will make a special return to selected cinemas next week, after widespread fan appeals to see the exceptional tale of irelands most. A documentary about northern irelands roadracing dunlops fires on all cylinders. The family are seeking the return of one of joeys f1 championship medals, taken from joeys bar in ballymoney over 25 years ago and a necklace that. Joey dunlop 19522000 joey dunlop was born on february 25, 1952 in ballymoney, county antrim, northern ireland as william. This is not the first time the champion has been the. Reviewed in the united kingdom on 25 november 2014. Find road joey dunlop northwest 200 motorcycle racing dvd narrated by. A short documentary about joey dunlop is now available to stream for free and is worth an hour of your time. Joey dunlop documentary well worth a watch 20s joey the man who conquered the tt is now available to watch free online.
Joey dunlop was born on february 25, 1952 in ballymoney, county antrim, northern ireland as william joseph dunlop. Launching soon is the film road, a documentary that looking at the racing careers of robert, joey, william and michael dunlop. Road dunlop documentary released in cinemas the h duct. Among the top five movies of 2014, road poignantly profiles the dunlop motorcycle roadracing dynasty from ballymoney. Two generations united by success and united by loss. In 2016 he was voted through motorcycle news as the 5th greatest motorcycling icon ever, behind valentino rossi. The statistics of joey dunlops career have been well documented. A stunning collection of joey dunlop race machines will be exhibited in the race paddock at the 2014 isle of man classic tt races presented by bennetts. V four victory 1983, joey the man who conquered the tt 20 and road 2014. With joey dunlop, robert dunlop, carl fogarty, phil mccallen. A film will tell the life story of joey dunlop, the british road racing legend who died while racing in estonia in 2000 at 48 years of age.91 1404 596 728 1263 1196 495 1284 359 884 617 709 1498 1363 1256 595 4 185 1569 754 227 1392 756 574 1620 1172 803 193 980 1185 1441 554 1593 996 1197 1292 319 525 318 12 1231 1007 86