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...]
March 24, 2014 by Jamie Kent
The new generation Peugeot 208 T16
When Craig Breen took up his role within the newly formed Peugeot Rally Academy at the beginning of the 2013 season it was a two year plan. His first season was always intended to be a learning year, to gain knowledge of new events and with it the responsibility of being the lead development driver of the new generation Peugeot 208 T16 in preparation... [Read more...]
February 9, 2014 by Jamie Kent
FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 2014 -Sweden Rally - (SWE) - PHOTO : ANDRE LAVADINHO
Within a few hours of stepping off the podium at ERC Rally Liepāja in Latvia Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen was on a plane en route to his next event WRC Rally Sweden and with only a couple of hours sleep Craig and his co-driver Scott Martin began recce the following morning at 6am. The event got underway on Wednesday evening and began with... [Read more...]
January 27, 2014 by Jamie Kent
Craig Breen in the PEUGEOT 207 S2000
Peugeot Rally Academy star driver Craig Breen and his new co-driver Scott Martin will get their new partnership and their 2014 season underway next weekend by taking part in the first of two different rallies, in two in different countries and in two different cars. First up, Craig will get behind the wheel of his regular Peugeot Rally Academy 207 S2000... [Read more...]
January 10, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Craig Breen will contest eight rounds of the FIA-ERC, beginning with the Rally Liepaja (Latvia) in a 207 S2000 before the 208T16’s competition debut on the Acropolis Rally
The Peugeot Rally Academy, which was created in 2013 with a programme founded on the FIA European Rally Championship, is looking forward to its second season of competition in 2014. Designed to provide a framework for the promotion of talented drivers and models like the 208 T16 and 208 R2, this year’s Peugeot Rally Academy line-up will once again... [Read more...]