Joel Pearson on the road to recovery after worrying incident at Croft

Chris Dittmann Racing travelled north to Croft circuit in Yorkshire at the weekend (25/26 June) for rounds 13, 14, and 15 of the F4 British Championship season, as local racer Joel Pearson aimed to continue his development. After a tough weekend last time out at Oulton Park, the focus remained on Joel as he learns and improves every time he climbs behind the wheel. The weekend was to end with a worrying incident involving the 16-year-old, but thankfully after checks at the medical centre, he was cleared to head home to recover. With a number of tight corners, the narrow[…..]

Hat-trick of top ten finishes for Chris Dittmann Racing at Snetterton

Chris Dittmann Racing claimed a hat-trick of top ten finishes in the GB3 Championship at the weekend (June 25/26) as McKenzy Cresswell and Branden Oxley battled a close and competitive field at Snetterton. After a promising test at Silverstone before the race weekend, where the team confirmed that the cars have good pace, things continued in pre-event testing at the Norfolk venue, especially on older tyre runs. Sadly, come qualifying on Saturday morning, with the field so closely matched, despite both drivers being within 0.8s of pole, they would line up 12th and 14th. It was McKenzy, in 14th, who[…..]

A difficult F4 British Championship weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing at Oulton Park 

Coming from the high of two top ten finishes last time out, Chris Dittmann Racing headed to Oulton Park for rounds 10, 11, and 12 of the F4 British Championship, where ultimately, it was disappointment for Joel Pearson and the team as bad luck ensured they left empty handed. Grid position on the narrow 2.2-mile circuit would set the tone for the weekend and as such, qualifying would prove crucial for the young drivers. Mechanical issues in the first half of qualifying meant Joel was unable to get the car up to speed before contact between two drivers brought out[…..]