Author: Oli Rushby Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Fans’ favourite Guy Martin has enjoyed a positive start to life as a BMW rider with three race victories under his belt already.
The Lincolnshireman stormed to an impressive double at this weekend’s Cookstown 100 on the Tyco BMW S 1000 RR in superstock trim. Martin held off a late-charging Michael Dunlop on the Milwaukee Yamaha to take victory in the Superbike race.
Dunlop was also Martin’s biggest challenger in the feature race, before dramatically crashing out leaving the TV star to take the win comfortably ahead of Kawasaki’s Derek Shiels.
The Cookstown double comes just two weeks after Martin’s Spring Cup Triumph at Oliver’s Mount, the Scarborough-specialist taking victory on the Saturday before a fourth-placed finish in treacherous conditions on the final day saw him clinch the overall prize.