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Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Michael Dunlop passed ‘fit’ to compete at UGP

Tyco BMW’s Michael Dunlop has been passed fit to compete at this year’s fonaCAB Ulster Grand Prix after undergoing a medical examination.

Dunlop had competed recently at his local Armoy Road Races with a broken pelvis and also required treatment for a wrist injury after the races.

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Pictures posted by Dunlop showed him in a cast but days later another picture appeared to show him removing the cast with a hacksaw, with the caption ‘enough of this’.

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BUT the Clerk of the Course, Noel Johnston has said,

“I am delighted to announce Michael Dunlop will compete at this year’s Ulster Grand Prix.

“After he sustained injuries in a crash at the Southern 100 on July 11, the UGP organisers wanted to be certain Michael would be fit to ride at Dundrod.

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“A medical examination by a doctor from the MCUI Medical team was requested and carried out today. Michael has passed that examination and will now line up for practice on Wednesday morning on his Tyco BMW.”

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