The WRC and the FIA retired Craig Breen’s racing number 42 following his death in a private testing accident in Croatia. “Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of Craig at this incredibly sad time,” the WRC stated. Breen was interred on 18th April 2023 following a funeral ceremony at The Sacred Heart Church, Ferrybank, Ireland.
Craig wasn’t married; he was dating Irish Olympian Sarah Lavin
Craig Breen wasn’t married, and he didn’t have children. However, he was in a relationship with Sarah Lavin, a high hurdles athlete who represented Ireland in the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Lavin paid tribute to her beloved boyfriend, saying he showed her true love. Alongside a series of Instagram photos of the couple.
It’s unclear how long Breen and Lavin dated as they never posted each other on social media or talked about their relationship.
Breen’s death announcement lists the friends and family he left behind: “Treasured son of Jackie and Ray, he will be sadly missed by his heartbroken sister Killie, brother-in-law Darragh and his godson Bobbie, along with his extended family, cherished friends and all his motorsport family.”