May 8, 2013 by Art McCarrick
As Art predicted, Jennings was victorious! Image from Aidan O'Connor
Garry Jennings is usually an upbeat, chirpy and energetic character but even he seemed almost subdued when he crossed the finish line of the Cartell Killarney Rally of the Lakes. The enormity of the win seemed too much for him to grasp and there were tears in Jennings’ eyes when he spoke at the end of the final stage. “It’s hard to take in, it’s... [Read more...]
May 6, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
The Look of Concentration before SS1
Super 2000 World Rally Champion Craig Breen will look back on this year’s ‘Rally of the Lakes’ and say, “what could have been.” The Waterford driver out for his first appearance on home soil in 2013 produced what has been heralded as a scintillating performance when his rally was cut prematurely short with engine failure as the event ... [Read more...]
May 3, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen obviously had fun testing the Suirway Mk2!
As Paul Mulcahy unloads the Suirway Forklifts/Farm Machinery Mk11 Escort, Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen eagerly waits, eyeing in detail the newly liveried car that he is about to drive for the very first time. The sun visor with the word ‘BREEN’ in capital letter catches his attention and with a cheeky smile he says “I... [Read more...]
May 1, 2013 by Art McCarrick
There is lots of speculation about this weekends rally!
When the first cars pull up to the start line of Molls Gap on Saturday morning, it will have been 3 months since the first round of the Irish Tarmac Championship got underway in Galway. The unusually long wait was due to the unfortunate and neccessary cancellation of the Easter Stages due to heavy snowfall but it makes Killarney all the more important... [Read more...]
May 1, 2013 by Declan McCay
Breen says he has unfinished business in Donegal......
The organisers of the Donegal International Rally Ireland, set for the weekend of 21st – 23 June 2013, have announced preliminary details of this years event. The biggest of its type in Ireland, the three-day rally brings enormous economic benefit to the region and is set to play a major part in ‘the Gathering’, the year-long Government tourism... [Read more...]
April 29, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen at the Wheel of the Peugeot Rally Academy 207
Consistency has defined the start of Craig Breen’s 2013 European Rally Championship campaign. At the beginning of February the Irish driver began his new job as Peugeot Rally Academy number one driver by claiming 2nd overall on Rally Liepāja-Ventspils, a month later he repeated that performance on Rally Islas Canarias El Corte Inglés.... [Read more...]
April 22, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Peugeot Academy Crew to take on Lakes and Donegal
Craig Breen Rallying is delighted to announce that Craig Breen and his Killarney co driver Paul Nagle will take on both the Cartell.IE International Rally of the Lakes, 3-5 of May and the Topaz Donegal International Rally 21-23, of June. The Peugeot Sport Academy crew will compete in the National section of both events driving a class 13 Mk11 Escort... [Read more...]
March 24, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
A fast and consistent performance from Breen & Nagle brought them their runner up placing of 2013.
A dramatic two days in the Canary Islands saw the number one Peugeot Rallye Academy crew Craig Breen and Paul Nagle claim another second place which puts them in the immediate wake of Jan Kopecky in the European Championship standings. The Spanish event saw Craig Breen produce another display of his speed and hallmark consistency in spite of the first... [Read more...]
February 20, 2013 by Peugeot Ireland
Craig with the keys to his brand new Peugeot 208
Rally ace, Craig Breen, Irish International Driver of the Year 2012, has taken delivery of a new Peugeot 208 to celebrate his appointment as a Brand Ambassador for Peugeot Ireland. The new Peugeot 208 Active 1.4 HDi is the perfect partner to the young star. An award winner itself, the stylish new Peugeot 208 is currently Irish Small Car of the Year... [Read more...]
February 4, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Craig Breen (IRL) Dave Moynihan(GBR) PEUGEOT 207 S2000, Sainteloc Peugeot Rally Academy
Craig Breen driving the Peugeot Rally Academy-Saintéloc Team 207 Super 2000 has finished 2nd overall on Rally Liepaja-Ventspils, round two of the 2013 FIA European Rally Championship. Breen the current Super 2000 world champion was out this weekend for his maiden event as a Peugeot Sport factory driver on the Latvian event. After leading on the opening... [Read more...]