Dunlop brothers dominate Armoy road races

Michael Dunlop out in front and on his way to winning the Race of Legends on Saturday
Michael Dunlop out in front and on his way to winning the Race of Legends on Saturday

Michael Dunlop won both Superbike races at the Armoy road race meeting on Saturday while his brother William completed a Supersport 600cc double.

MD Racing BMW rider Michael followed up his Open race victory by winning the feature 'Race of Legends' for a sixth straight year on the three-mile course.

William's win in Saturday's Supersport race came after his success in Friday night's opener in the same class.

Derek Sheils was second and William Dunlop third in both Superbike races.

William edged out Michael by just 0.007 seconds in a thrilling opening Supersport race between the Ballymoney siblings on Friday night, with Sheils completing the podium.

Dubliner Sheils moved up a place in the second Supersport race with Michael Sweeney taking third spot.

Englishman James Cowton enjoyed a Supertwins victory, coming in ahead of Sweeney and Christian Elkin after a thrilling seven-lap event.

Elkin won the 125/Moto3 class from Sam Wilson and Paul Jordan, while the 250cc honours went to Ballymena's Neil Kernohan.

Czech rider Michael Dokoupil was the 400cc victor, ahead of Ballymoney's Darryl Tweed.