Hyundai Motorsport has dropped nine-times World Rally Champion, Sebastien Loeb, for the upcoming Swedish Rally.
Craig Breen will replace Loeb at the wheel of a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, joining Monte Carlo Rally winner Thierry Neuville and reigning World Champion, Ott Tänak.
“We have taken the decision to add Craig Breen to our line-up for Rally Sweden alongside Thierry and Ott in a bid to field the most competitive package possible for the event with the best available options for road position," Team Principal Andrea Adamo said.
"We opted to bring in Craig based on his performance in Sweden in 2018 when he finished in second place, and the potential he showed in our i20 Coupe WRC last season."
The team has been forced to postpone its planned pre-event test in Sweden, due to take place this week, because of a lack of snow and ice currently in the region.
A revised test is being considered for February 5-7 in the area close to the rally, with all three crews.
Rally Sweden, takes place from February 13-16.
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