Circuit of Ireland Victory hopes dashed as Breen retires. Peugeot Academy Update.

April 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

Breen to bring winning Peugeot 208 to Fel’s Point Circuit of Kerry!

March 31, 2014 by Sean Moriarty  

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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...]

Peugeot Rally Academy News- Craig Breen

January 10, 2014 by Leo Nulty  

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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...]

3rd for Breen on ERC Season Finale

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...]

Challengin​g Experience for Breen in Poland

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...]

Craig’s Ultimate Birthday Present

January 29, 2013 by Tony Gregory  

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Craig will re-join Saintéloc Racing for this years FIA ERC Championship

This Saturday as Craig celebrates his twenty third birthday and will receive his ultimate birthday present as he contests FIA ERC Rally Liepāja-Ventspils in Latvia, round two of the 2013 European Rally Challenge and his maiden event as a ‘Works Driver’. Last weekend as Craig’s basked in the glory of winning the Park Hotel, Supreme... [Read more...]

Peugeot 208 R2 for Ireland!

January 26, 2013 by Andrew Slattery  

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Andrew hope to use the car in the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship in 2013

Andrew Slattery, 26, from Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, has purchased a new Peugeot 208 R2 from Peugeot Sport, France with a view to entering the National Irish Tarmac Championships next year. Andrew competed in his 205 GTi in the Irish 205 Challenge for 2 seasons, 2008 – 2009, winning the Novice Award in 2008 and gaining some vital tips and advice under... [Read more...]

Breen selected as Peugeot Sport Factory Driver

January 22, 2013 by Peugeot Ireland  

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Craig tasted plenty of Peugeot miles in 2012 with Sainteloc Racing

Waterford man, Craig Breen, Super World Rally Championship winner 2012, will race in eight European Rally Championship (ERC) events this year and has landed the new Peugeot Sport Factory Rally Driver title. Craig’s first rally event for 2013, competing in the colours of Peugeot Sport, will be at the Rally Liepaja-Ventspils, Latvia 1- 3 February. Craig,... [Read more...]