Tour de Corse

11th May 2012 - 12th May 2012

Event Updates

  • Eurosport SS14 Incar

  • Eurosport SS14 Footage

  • Eurosport SS10 Footage

  • iRally interview end of stage 14

  • Home and Dry

    Craig claims 6th,
  • Helishot Heaven SS14

    Incar Helishots Class!
  • Final Stage is Live!

    The last stage is now LIVE! and on Eurosport UK NOW!
  • SS14 Live in 25 min

    Final stage goes LIVE in 25 minutes and is covered on Eurosport UK
  • iRally interview end of stage 13

  • All ok on SS13

    Craig: "We made some good changes to the setup of the car in service."
  • iRally interview end of stage 12

  • Good time on SS12

    craig clear of SS12 but was off again, luckly no damage. With that time he should move back up to 6th.
  • Confidence build on SS11

    After his minnor mistake on SS10 Craig was in confidence building mode through SS11. He set 8:53.4 which was 7th fastest and has dropped back behind Jean Marc Manzagol to 7th O/A but is only 3.8 seconds away from the french man. SS12 next, the rerun of Marinca - Cagnano 28.96 km
  • Service news

    After SS10 action Craig reports only front bumper damage apart from puncture. SS11 next
  • Still 6th after SS10

    Even after the spin Craig still holds 6th. Car looks ok but does have a puncture service next
  • SS10

    Craig Breen 19:59.1: "We had a big spin, and I don't know how much time we lost to the puncture." [Puncture front left]. Time still coming in. Full stage details to follow
  • SS10 Live

    Stage 10 LIVE and live on Eurosport UK
  • Interview SS9

  • SS10 next

    Next stage live on Eurosport and Craig is carrying an onboard incar camera for live TV
  • Up to sixth on SS9

    Craig gains a place straight out of the blocks this morning but he stated “Wasn’t committed enough, way too cautious, must adjust notes for next run. Hopefully the next stage will be better. Next stage incredible, I am looking forward to it.”
  • final Day Live

    Weather forecast today, dry and mostly sunny, with top temperatures this afternoon reaching 25ºC
  • Full Sat Start List

    Full Saturday Start List

  • Sat Start List/Schedule

    Saturday Start List

    Saturday Time Schedule

  • End of Day-Two

    SS8 24.57km Arzeno loses nearly five mins. Milkkelsen punctures again. Kopecky FASTEST, Sordo +4.0, Bouffier +4.1, Campana +4.2, Stage cancelled after Matteis Skoda catches fire. Unknown yet what time Craig will get for the stage, Sordo leads overnight by 29.2sec, 6 Stages tomorrow.
  • Holding Station SS7

    Craig consolidated is 8th overall position on SS7 recording 7th best on the 15.28 km stage. Regroup now and the final stage of the day begins at 18.10 CET.
  • SS 6 Details

    Craig's rise up the leader-board on stage 6 going 6th fastest and gained 3 more places to now lie 8th overall. Craig did have to bleed the brakes afterwards and all is ok now.
  • Solid start to Friday

    Craig has made a solid start on day two of IRC Rally - Tour de Corse.

    Lying 23rd overnight after day one's three stages he has climbed to 11 overall after the opening two Friday morning tests with fifth fastest times on both.
  • SS5 on Eurosport

    SS5 Erbajolo - Pont d'Altiani 1 24.57 km Live on @EurosportUKTV 10am
  • Day 2 Live

    We start day 2 with SS 4 - Le Fangu - ND de la Serra SS length: 27.53 km. Craig has recorded a solid time of 16:28.7 +9.2 to stage winner Andreas Mikkelsen. More times still to come in but at present Craig is 14th O/A
  • Friday Start List

    Day Two Friday Start List

    Friday Time Schedule

  • Broken Drive-Shaft SS2

    A broken drive shaft on SS2 has put pay to Craig's early pace. He managed to nurse the Sainteloc Peugeot through the remainder of the second test and SS3 but dropped a major amount of time. The car will be repaired in service tomorrow morning and Craig will hope for better luck tomorrow. Full day one report and photos to follow...
  • SS2

    Craig down to 9th after SS2
  • SS1 times

    Craig sets a cracking time on the opening stage of the Rallying slotting in @ 3th fastest behind G Basso and D Sordo.

    Drivers reporting it to be very hard on Tyres & Brakes, Basso FASTEST, Sordo +3.4, Breen + 3.6, Mikkelson + 3.8, Campana +10.5, Arzeno +12.9, Bouffier +13.3, Craig delighted with his car and is fastest S2000 car.
  • SS1 Live

    21 degrees and sunny as the 2012 Tour de Corse gets underway. The first cars are now on the stage and with Craig being seeded 10th he will get off the startline in the next few minutes. times to follow...
  • Live Result Links

    Live Results

    Mobile Live Results
  • Thursday Schedule

    Here's the stage timetable for Day-1

    All times local = CET

    13.00 Start
    13.15 Service A Ajaccio Airport(15 mins)
    14.13 SS 1 Pénitencier Coti-Agosta Plage 25.89km
 15.21 SS 2 Gare de Carbuccia – Taverna 16.89km
 16.19 SS 3 Sarrola – Plage de Liamone 26.70km

 18.59 Parc Fermé Calvi
  • Day 1 - Start List

    Top 10 Sordo, Basso, Mikkelsen, Bouffier, Kopecky, Wiegand, Arzeno, Campana, Gassner and Craig

    Dani Sordo and Carlos Del Barrio will be first on the road in their MINI John Cooper Works S2000 when the opening stage of the 55th Tour de Corse gets under way at 14.13 local time Thursday.

    The first 10 cars go at 2 minute intervals, then it's 1 minute gaps after that.
  • Sainteloc Racing Event Preview

    Jean-Mathieu Leandri, Mathieu Arzeno and Craig Breen headline in the Tour de Corse
  • 3D Stage maps

    Tour de Corse Stage Maps, Service Area Details and Stage Times
  • Entry List

    Entry List

    Event Website

    IRC Website

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