Joey Dunlop’s iconic RC45 Honda, which he rode to a major Superbike success at the Ulster Grand Prix in 1999 was raced at the Faugheen 50 Road Races by Irish road race front runners Derek McGee and Derek Sheils.
Reigning Irish road race champion Sheils, said that the chance to pilot his childhood hero’s machine, via his Facebook page:
“It’s not everyday you get asked if you want to ride your childhood hero’s bike. What an honour to have a run on Joey Dunlop’s iconic RC45 at the Faugheen 50 road races.
Huge thanks to Gary Dunlop for the opportunity..!”