Breen second in Circuit of Ireland

Published Friday, 18 April 2014
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Co Waterford driver Craig Breen is second after the first 10 stages of the International Circuit of Ireland rally.

Breen second in Circuit of Ireland
Craig Breen and Scott Martin in action at the Ards TT sector (© Presseye)

Breen and co-driver Scott Martin are behind Finnish driver Esapekka Lappi, who is in the lead in his Škoda Fabia following the first competitive day of the race on Friday.

Breen, 24, had set the best time during Thursday night's practice in his Peugeot 208.

Robert Barrable and co-driver Stuart Loudon are in third, while Sepp Wiegand and Frank Christian are in fourth place going into the final day of the event, which is round four of the FIA European Rally Championship.

More than 100 competitors are taking part in the Co Down and Co Antrim rally.

On Friday the stages took place in the Dromara, Downpatrick and Newtownards areas.

The Lisburn Stages take place on Saturday before a finish at the Titanic Belfast venue in the evening.

Where can I see the Rally?

Times approximate for first car - two-hour convoy thereafter.

Saturday 19 April

0745: Service out at Titanic Belfast.
1100: Hillsborough Castle Regroup.
1130: Lisburn Power Stage.
1230: Service in and regroup at Titanic Belfast.
1530: Banbridge Regroup (The Cut).
1715: Service In at Titanic Belfast.
1730: Finish ceremony at Titanic Belfast.

© UTV News
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