Craig Breen Funeral: When Is Craig Breen Funeral? – Craig Breen was an Irish rally driver who last competed part-time for the Hyundai team in the World Rally Championship
Craig Breen started karting in Ireland in 1999 and then rallying in 2007, mixing the two throughout Europe in 2008. He was born on February 2, 1990.
He switched to rallying full-time in 2009 and competed in the Irish, British, and International Fiesta Sporting Trophies, taking home victories in all three competitions.
Breen went on to win the Fiesta Sport Trophy International Shootout, collect the Billy Coleman Award, a 12-month contract with M-Sport, and be named the Young Irish Rally Driver of the Year.
In the British Rally Championship and the Irish Tarmac Rally Championship in 2010, he made his Ford Fiesta S2000 debut.
He took his first BRC victory on the 2010 Ulster Rally and went on to finish 2nd overall in the ITC. He also finished 17th overall in the car at the 2010 Rally Finland and 12th overall at Wales Rally GB.
In 2011, Breen competed in the WRC Academy driving a Ford Fiesta R2. He won his first WRC event at the Rallye Deutschland and his win at Wales Rally GB made him the inaugural WRC Academy Cup champion.
He won the 2012 Super 2000 WRC, scoring class wins in the Monte Carlo Rally, Wales Rally GB, Rally France, and the Rally of Spain.
In 2012, he progressed to the S-WRC championship driving a Ford Fiesta S2000. He also won the opening round at Monte Carlo and led the championship after the second round in Sweden.
In 2013, Breen and co-driver Paul Nagle were signed by Peugeot to lead their ERC campaign called ‘Peugeot Rally Academy’.
Craig Breen Funeral: When Is Craig Breen Funeral?
At the time of this report, the family was planning her final funeral arrangement and the details are yet to be finalized. We will keep you updated.
How Did Craig Breen Die?
According to accounts, Breen was killed after the front left of his automobile slammed with a post on a road between Stari Golubovec and Lobor around 12:40 p.m. local time.
He was confirmed dead at the spot on Thursday, April 13 2023 at the age of 33. He was driving his Hyundai i20 N Rally1 rally car in a testing session for the 2023 Croatia Rally. However, his co-driver James Fulton was uninjured
Craig Breen Age
Craig Breen celebrated his 33rd birthday in February this year (2023). He was born on February 2, 1990, in Slieverue, Ireland.