Craig Breen's heartbroken team-mate begs 'someone wake me from this nightmare' after rally car driver's tragic death | The Sun

CRAIG BREEN’S teammate admits he’s been left heartbroken by the rally driver's death, saying: “Someone wake me from this nightmare.”

Breen tragically passed away on Thursday at the age of 33 following a fatal crash.

The Irish racer collided with a pole while testing his car ahead of next week’s Croatia Rally.

And Hyundai teammate Dani Sordo has now paid tribute to Breen after revealing his emotional devastation.

Sordo posted on social media: “Someone wake me up from this nightmare.

“I can’t believe the call from a few hours ago, saying you’re leaving us forever.


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“I’m in Germany tomorrow to tune up your Croatia car. It’s not possible.

“Rest in peace Craig, friend. You are loved very much and you know it.

“Good luck to family and friends.”

The news of Breen’s tragic death shocked the motoring world earlier today.

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A statement from Hyundai read: "Hyundai Motorsport is deeply saddened to confirm that driver Craig Breen today lost his life following an accident during the pre-event test for Croatia Rally.

"Co-driver James Fulton was unharmed in the incident that occurred just after midday local time.

"Hyundai Motorsport sends its sincerest condolences to Craig’s family, friends and his many fans.

"Hyundai Motorsport will make no further comment at this time."

FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem added: "On behalf of the FIA, I extend sincere condolences to the family & friends of Craig Breen following his passing during a private testing accident.

"Our thoughts & prayers are with his loved ones & the Rally community at this difficult time."

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