DEADLY NEED FOR SPEED

The 2017 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy – the most dangerous motorcycle race of them all – is currently underway, with Michael Dunlop, riding this year for Suzuki, recording the fastest lap so far (average speed 131.062 mph).

Here’s Dunlop in 2016 setting a new lap record, on a BMW S1000RR, of 133.393 mph (214.675 kph). The road course’s less-than-elaborate safety features are obvious.

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