August 26, 2014 by Jamie Kent
Breen at the wheel of the Peugeot 208 T16
It’s hard to believe but its way back in the middle of June since Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen last competed on a rally using the Peugeot 208T16. That was on round six of the European Rally Championship in Belgium at the “Geko Ypres Rally” on asphalt and that’s the surface he’ll make his return to the ERC 2014 on next weekend in... [Read more...]
August 18, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Thankfully, doctors have given Breen the all clear to compete in ADAC Rallye Deutscland
Having suffered a back injury after landing heavily over one of WRC Rally Finland’s famous jumps two weeks ago many doubted that Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen would travel to Germany to compete in his third planned WRC event of 2014. But yet again Craig has shown his career long determination and been given the all clear by his doctors... [Read more...]
August 6, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen had been on course for a possible top ten finish before his injury.
Always keen for competitive time behind the wheel of a rally car, Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen went to WRC Rally Finland not only for extra seat time but to challenge himself up against the World’s best on another surface this year. The second of three WRC events planned for 2014 was going to be very different from the snow covered roads... [Read more...]
July 28, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen returns to the Fiesta for the first time since WRC Sweden earlier this year.
When Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen was in his first full season of rallying in 2009 at the tender age of 19, the Kel-Tech team packed up their humble two wheel drive Fiesta ST and set off to take on the world over the mighty gravel jumps of WRC Rally Finland. Since then like every aspiring driver Craig has always dreamed of going back there... [Read more...]
June 16, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen on the Circuit of Ireland in the Peugeot 208 T16.
The town of Ypres in Belgium is no stranger to battles as is well documented in history and this week Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen along with Europe’s other top drivers roll into town to do battle of a different kind at Round 6 of the FIA European Rally Championship (ERC) ,The “Geko Ypres Rally” on June 19th-21st. Celebrating its... [Read more...]
May 19, 2014 by Jamie Kent
Breen had just increased his lead when disaster struck.....
After taking top spot in his Peugeot 208 T16 on the 3.22km qualifying stage, Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen selected to run 12th on the road for the opening three stages of Leg 1 (Thursday) hoping the drivers ahead would sweep the loose gravel from the roads allowing him more grip. Many of the drivers said they found the opening stage very... [Read more...]
May 14, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen is hoping to relaunch his campain with a big splash!
After the heartbreak of suffering a technical failure during round four of this year’s FIA European Rally Championship “The Circuit of Ireland Rally”, Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen is very much planning to get his 2014 campaign back on track this week as the championship moves on to round five at the ERC Sata Rallye Azores, the Portuguese... [Read more...]
April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen was running a strong second and closing on the leader before he retired.
The 208T16’s memorable win in Greece can hardly compensate for the disappointments endured by Kevin Abbring and Craig Breen this weekend in Northern Ireland. This notoriously difficult round of the FIA European Rally Championship proved tough for both Peugeot Rallye Academy drivers. Breen and Kevin Abbring were both intent on shining on the challenging,... [Read more...]
April 7, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Breen in the much talked-about Peugeot 208 T16.
The Fel’s Point Circuit of Kerry Rally was the perfect event for Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen and Peugeot Sport to acclimatize the new 208 T16 to the bumpy tarmac roads of Irish rallying ahead of the upcoming ERC Circuit of Ireland Rally round four of the FIA European Rally Championship 2014. After a day testing in the Kerry Mountains... [Read more...]
March 31, 2014 by Sean Moriarty
Breen will be bringing his 208 straight from a stunning victory in Greece!
This weekend’s Fel’s Point Circuit of Kerry has attracted a top class entry. Over 130 cars are set to contest the nine-stage Tralee based event, boasting one of the strongest entries seen on a round of the Dunlop National Rally Championship since the halcyon days of the Celtic Tiger. Close on 15 World Rally Cars, or equivalent, will set out from... [Read more...]