Carl Phillips gets Michael Dunlop backing for British Superstock 1000cc series

Carl Phillips and Michael Dunlop
Carl Phillips will receive backing from Michael Dunlop for 2017

Michael Dunlop's racing team has signed Lisburn rider Carl Phillips to contest the 2017 British Superstock 1000cc Championship.

Phillips finished second in the British Superstock 600cc championship last season.

Dunlop, who is set to reveal his own plans for the season soon, will assist in preparation of the machinery, and oversee the team, attending many races.

The first round of the series will be held at Donington Park on 2 April.