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Dean Harrison Receives the Geoff Duke Trophy

Mike & Kirsty Duke

Dean Harrison winner of the Duke Road Race Rankings Championship 2017 and retaining his title first gained a year previously received the coveted Geoff Duke Trophy during a special presentation at the Southern 100 Racing Club’s Annual Dinner recently.

The uniquely designed trophy was presented to Dean by Geoff’s younger son, Michael and Mike’s daughter Kirsty.

The presentation took place whilst Dean, who was one of the guests of honour – being the 2017 Southern 100 Solo Champion – was interviewed by Manx Radio’s Tim Glover.

Dean said: ‘I am delighted to have retained the Duke Rankings Championship for a second year, although it wasn’t an easy win being chased hard by James Cowton during the 25 rounds.’


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