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Craig Breen, an Irish driver, has died in a crash in Croatia while testing

Craig Breen
Source: Sky News

A popular Ireland rally driver, Craig Breen, died in the accident. This tragic accident happened during a pre-event test for the Croatian round of the world championship. All this information was provided by the Hyundai team in an official statement on Thursday. 

Craig Breen

Source: LBC

No specific information was provided about the incident by the Huundai team, but they just said that James Fulton, co-driver of Breen, was unharmed in this accident. 

According to other media reports, amid the pre-event test, his car went off the road and collided with another object. 33-year-old Irish famous driver has all set to participate in the upcoming really, and he was preparing for this.

The statement released by Hyundai Motorsport is as :

“deeply saddened to confirm that driver Craig Breen today lost his life following an accident during the pre-event test for Croatia Rally”.

Know more about Craig Breen:

Craig Breen was an Irish rally driver who made a name for himself in motorsports. Breen began his career in karting at a young age before moving on to compete in rally driving. He quickly proved his skill behind the wheel and became a rising star in the Irish motorsports scene.

In 2012, Breen debuted in the World Rally Championship (WRC) as part of the WRC Academy. He was impressed immediately, winning his first event in Portugal and finishing the season in second place. This success earned him a spot in the WRC for the following year, where he continued to show his talent.

Career Timeline: Craig Breen

Over the years, Breen had many successes and setbacks in the WRC. He often struggled to secure consistent results, but his talent was never doubted. He achieved his first WRC podium finish in 2016, finishing third in Rally Finland. This was a significant milestone for Breen and cemented his place as one of the top drivers in the championship.

In addition to his success in the WRC, Breen competed in the European Rally Championship (ERC) and Irish Tarmac Championship. He achieved great success in both, winning multiple events and championships.

Craig Breen

Source: Telegraph

Breen’s driving ability was not the only thing that made him stand out. He was also known for his affable personality and dedication to the sport. Fans and fellow drivers alike admired his hard work and determination.

Despite facing challenges throughout his career, Breen continued to push himself and improve as a driver. He retired from the WRC in 2020, but his impact on the sport will be remembered for years. Craig Breen’s passion, talent, and dedication to motorsports have earned him a special place in the hearts of Irish and rally fans worldwide.

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