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 Leo Nulty
Breen on his way to the first Irish ERC win since his hero Frank Meagher back in 1995!
Now in his second season as a Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen arrived in Greece to round three of the championship ERC Acropolis Rally with a hunger for his maiden European Championship win and with it the chance to give the new Peugeot 208 T16 a win on its debut ERC event. On Friday’s qualifying stage Craig and his co-driver Scott Martin... [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...]
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...]
November 11, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen in action in the Swiss Mountains
Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen has clinched his fifth ERC podium of the year on the season ending Rallye du Valais when he and his Belgium co driver Lara Vanneste claimed 3rd place today in Switzerland. This result looked very unlikely after an unfortunate mistake by Vanneste leading to a two minute time penalty (Day-One) and a broken powersteerng... [Read more...]
October 8, 2013 by Peugeot Ireland
The Slattery's Garage 208 R2 ran faultlessly over the weekend!
Tipperary’s Andrew Slattery and his co-driver Shaun Forde, thrilled thousands at this weekend’s Cork 20 International Rally, Millstreet, as their Peugeot 208 R2 came 2nd in class and 13th overall in the event, having set 6 class fastest stage times. The racing duo faced extremely tricky conditions during the two-day race as rain and mud left surfaces... [Read more...]
September 16, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen in action on Day 1 of ERC Rally Poland.
It was a challenging experience for Peugeot Rally Academy driver Craig Breen on ERC Rally Poland as the Irish ace got the second half of his European Rally Championship (ERC) campaign underway. Seventh was his reward at the end of two tough days of gravel rallying. Breen, who had lady co-driver Lara Vanneste calling out the pace notes for the first... [Read more...]
September 6, 2013 by Trevor McGrath
Breen in typical attack mode in his Peugeot Academy 207.
After a two month mid-season break Peugeot Rally Academy’s Craig Breen makes his return to the European Rally Championship next week as the ERC travels to Poland for round nine of the year. Breen at the wheel of a Peugeot 207 S2000 has had a strong opening half to the campaign and currently holds second place in the championship standings. For... [Read more...]