Will Michael Dunlop and a factory BMW be competitive at the TT?

Published: 08 January 2014

As revealed in today's MCN, sources suggest that seven-time TT winner Michael Dunlop could be on the cusp of signing a deal that would see him return to the TT in 2014 on a full factory BMW S1000RR.

But has the young Northern Irishman made the right move by walking away from the might of Big H and their all-conquering Fireblade?

Will the combination of Dunlop skill and German engineering be enough to beat TT master John McGuinness?