The 26-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Citroen
Waterford driver Craig Breen is to drive for the Citroen team for the next two years in the World Rally Championship.
The 26-year-old has been competing in WRC events since 2009, but his move to Citroen is the first time he will drive for one of the main constructors in the World Championships.
Breen drove for Abu Dhabi Total World Rally this year. The team is linked to the main Citroen rally team, where the Waterford driver will join Ballymena's Kris Meeke next year.
This season, Breen has had four top-ten finishes in the World Rally Championship. He made his podium debut in Rally Finland in July, finishing in third place. Last weekend, he had a fifth placed finish in Corsica.
Breen and his co-driver Scott Martin will complete the season with the Abu Dhabi Total World Rally team this year in the three remaining rallies. Next season's campaign begins in January in Monte Carlo