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2013 IOM TT: Honda's Awesome Tribute to Joey Dunlop

Here's a truly moving video showing just how big Joey Dunlop was for Honda, and we must admit our eyes watered a bit watching it.
A well-kept secret until iconic TT legend and former team mate of Joey's, John McGuinness stepped out of the Honda tent, the tribute is as glorious as it could ever be: the Fireblade's livery is THAT Honda red with the black wings, and Dunlop decals, while McGuinness is wearing red leathers with the Dunlop badge and a yellow helmet.

And even more, what better way to commemorate 30 years since Joey's first TT victory than seeing McGuinness breaking the absolute record of the Mountain Course?

Great to see team manager Neil Tuxworth and McGuinnes speaking about Joey and their project in his honor. Joe Dunlop was the rider with the longest career in Honda's history, and his 26-victory record in the Isle of Man (24 on Honda machinery) is yet far from being broken.

 
 
 
 
 

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