Craig Breen returns to International Rally Championship in Finland

Craig Breen returns to World Rally Championship in Finland

Eire’s Craig Breen is ready to go back to the International Rally Championship in August.

Breen, who misplaced his position with Citroen on the finish of remaining season, will likely be Hyundai’s 3rd motive force for the Rally of Finland with Paul Nagle as his co-driver.


The 29-year-old has been throughout the top-five in his remaining 3 rallys in Finland and Hyundaui’s Motorsport director Andrea Adamo says that file made Breen a fantastic choice for the race.

“He has demonstrated his magnificence at this occasion up to now and has a large number of enjoy, which will likely be valuable to us.

“We’re ensuring he has sufficient preparation with Rally Estonia, an occasion equivalent in taste to Finland, and the pre-event take a look at.”

Irish Tarmac Championship chief Breen is extremely joyful to get the danger to compete within the occasion.

“It is been an extended and affected person wait, having to look at everybody else pressure this 12 months, I’m honoured to have this one-off alternative with Paul as my co-driver.

He additionally admits it is a ‘bittersweet’ feeling following the dying of Manus Kelly on the Donegal World Rally remaining Sunday.

“It’s a bittersweet feeling this morning as I proportion with you the entire information that Paul and I are getting our go back again into the International Rally Championship.

“After I discovered that this was once going to occur, you can’t start to perceive the thrill, it was once an unbelievable feeling to understand all our exhausting paintings was once in any case being recognised and we had been getting our wreck once more.

“Clearly, after remaining weekends occasions, it’s tricky to be too excited, I do know probably the most first messages I might be receiving with none doubt can be from Manus.

“Alternatively, we must be very grateful. I’ve had unbelievable make stronger from such a lot of folks right through those remaining tricky months. Paul and I are decided to do the most productive activity and we can not wait to get began with our new group.

Thanks, everybody, for making this occur!”

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