ERC - Breen to contest European Rally Championship in Peugeot

The Saintéloc Peugeot Rally Academy will enter three cars in the European Rally Championship in 2013, including one for Irishman Craig Breen.

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Craig Breen

Breen will tackle eight events in a 207 Super 2000, Jérémi Ancian will take part on six rounds in another 207 S2000 and Stéphane Laferbvre make four appearances in a 208 R2.

ERC general co-ordinator Jean-Pierre Nicolas was excited at the news.

"This is very exciting news for the ERC,” said Nicolas. “Craig Breen is a real up-and-coming driver and it’s important to have a driver like him in the ERC.

"I think he will do very well and it’s a good package for him. His team-mates also have a great deal of potential."

The team will register for the prestigious ERC teams' championship.

Forty years ago Nicolas who won the Tour de Corse, which was part of the ERC.

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