Dunlop withdraws from Armoy after ‘unfair treatment’

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Michael Dunlop and the MD Racing team have withdrawn from the weekend’s Armoy Road Races, citing ‘unfair and unequal treatment.

Armoy is Dunlop’s home race - it’s 20 minutes door to door - and he has raced there on and off for more than q decade.

“All of the MD Racing machines were prepped and ready to take part in Armoy road races this weekend when the team was informed that it was not being treated on an equal and fair basis with some of the other teams taking part in the event,” he said in a statement.

“As a result, we have decided to withdraw from the meeting. This decision has been taken reluctantly after so many years of enjoyable and successful racing at Armoy, my home race, we can’t explain our level of disappointment with the situation with the club after 10 plus years of commitment to the event.”

It is not clear was has not been fair and equal in the team’s treatment.