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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]