Joey Dunlop

Motorcycle Racer

Birthday February 25, 1952

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Ireland

DEATH DATE Jul 2, 2000 (48)

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One of the greatest motorcycle racers of his generation, he won the Ulster Grand Prix 24 times.

Before Fame

He had five consecutive TT Formula One world titles, along with hat tricks on three different occasions.


After a crash in Estonia ended his life, he government's website was changed to include a tribute to him.

Family Life

He grew up in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland.

Associated With

Tony McCoy, the horse jockey, was another great Irish athlete.