Joey Dunlop’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 25, 1952

Death Date

July 2, 2000

Age of Death

48 years

Cause of Death

Motorcycle Accident


Motorcycle Racer

The motorcycle racer Joey Dunlop died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the greatest motorcycle racers of his generation, he won the Ulster Grand Prix 24 times.

He grew up in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland.



“I’ve always worked on the machines, especially the 125 and 250 which are really difficult to set up.” (Joey Dunlop)


“It was nothing, just the normal thing to do at the time.” (Joey Dunlop)


“One or two of the trips were a bit scary. Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip, locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and out of buildings when I wanted to wash.” (Joey Dunlop)