Craig Breen Passes Away in WRC Croatia Pretest

April 13, 2023Ramon Jones

This morning Hyundai Motorsports delivered some very unfortunate news. WRC rally Championship driver Craig Breen passed away today in a pre testing accident in Croatia. Hyundai released the following statement via twitter:

The 33 year old driver was scheduled to race part time this season after a second place finish at WRC Sweden. His journey to WRC was a legacy of hard work and dedication having come up through the WRC Academy, Junior an dWRC2 ranks staring in 2011. FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem expressed the FIA’s condolences by stating, “Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and the Rally community at this difficult time.’ Not further comment from Hyundai will be made at this time. Our prayers and condolences go out to Craig Breen’s family, friends and fans during this unfortunate time.

Craig Breen; Photo by Mcklein