Azman delight after debut win as Chris Dittmann Racing secures first ever one-two in BRDC British F3 at Brands Hatch

Nazim Azman took his debut win on a brilliant weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing that saw their first ever one-two in the BRDC British F3 Championship. The Malaysian driver kept his cool to secure maximum points under constant pressure from teammate Ayrton Simmons in the second race at Brands Hatch. And Ayrton’s second-place finish ensured he left with an important points-haul that keeps him in the title race with just six races to go. But it was the way the whole team pulled together that really stood out for Team Principal Chris Dittmann. He said: “We were competitive in testing[…..]

Simmons in sensational form at Spa as Chris Dittmann Racing dominates in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons was in sensational form as he took a victory and a second-place finish for Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 at Spa Francorchamps this weekend (20-21 July). After mixed fortunes at Donington, the British driver was back to his very best at the Belgium circuit, delivering a dominant second win of the campaign in the final race. A second-place finish in the first race on top of a double pole in qualifying, saw the Epping racer close the gap at the top of the standings and put the pressure back on his title rivals. Principal Chris Dittmann said: “Ayrton was superb[…..]

Another podium for Ayrton Simmons caps all-round pacy display by Chris Dittmann Racing at Donington Park in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons secured a brilliant podium after another strong weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 at Donington Park this weekend (21-23 June). The Epping racer finished second in the first race to remain in the title hunt at the half-way stage of the Championship. However, the driver didn’t have it all his own way, with an unfortunate disqualification in the second race. But after Nazim Azman put in his best performance of the season to finish P5 in Race 3, it ensured the weekend finished on a positive note. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a[…..]

Brilliant weekend for Chris Dittmann Racing at Silverstone as Ayrton Simmons takes first win in BRDC British F3

Ayrton Simmons took his first win of the season after a brilliant showing in BRDC British F3 at Silverstone for Chris Dittmann Racing this weekend (8-9 June). The Epping racer was in stunning form, not only securing a well-deserved victory but finishing third and fifth – the second race, a superb drive from his P17 starting position. A P6 for Nazim Azman ensured there were even more points for the team on the board by the end. But it was Ayrton’s performances that once again took centre stage and saw him accrue the biggest points haul of the weekend, leaving[…..]

Simmons breaks record during another strong showing from Chris Dittmann Racing in BRDC British F3 Championship

Ayrton Simmons achieved the fastest ever recorded lap time in a BRDC British F3 car at Snetterton during another strong showing for Chris Dittmann Racing in the British F3 Championship this weekend (18-19 May). The Epping racer – recently 18 – wrote his name into the record books after an impressive stint during testing on Friday. While Ayrton and Nazim Azman both narrowly missed out on podiums, some excellent performances and three Top 5 finishes between them ensured the former remains well in the title hunt. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a mixed weekend. After two podiums on[…..]

Two podiums for Ayrton Simmons gives Chris Dittmann Racing an Easter Treat on exciting British F3 opener at Oulton Park

An Ayrton Simmons double podium saw Chris Dittmann Racing get their 2019 BRDC British F3 campaign off to a cracking start this Easter weekend (20-22 April). The Epping racer showed he would be one to watch across the season with a second and third place finish at Oulton Park. And two Top 10 finishes on Malaysian driver Nazim Azman’s British F3 debut ensured the team left in good spirits – and with more points on the board. Team principal Chris Dittmann said: “It was a great start to the season for the team and both drivers. “Ayrton showed what he[…..]

Nazim Azman moves up to BRDC British F3 with Chris Dittmann Racing

Malaysian Nazim Azman will step up to the BRDC British F3 Championship in 2019 with Chris Dittmann Racing, as he continues his ascent of the international motorsport ladder. The Peak Performance Management protégé is gearing up for his first taste of racing in the UK, having contested the Italian F4 Championship last season, and will bring continued support from the Ranhill Group. Azman racked up a string of top-ten finishes in his debut season in the highly-competitive Italian F4 series with Jenzer Motorsport and, along with parallel campaigns in Spanish F4 and the MRF Challenge, the 17-year old racked up[…..]

Ayrton Simmons targets title in first full BRDC British F3 campaign with Chris Dittmann Racing

Ayrton Simmons has confirmed he will return to the BRDC British F3 Championship in 2019, joining the Chris Dittmann Racing team with whom he contested selected rounds last year. The all-time highest points scorer in British F4 history competed in British F3 at Spa Francorchamps, Donington Park and Silverstone in 2018, making an immediate impression with fourth on the grid at the legendary Belgian circuit, just 0.142s off pole position despite no testing beforehand. He went even better at Donington Park with third on the grid, while race results were also very strong with a best of fourth at Spa[…..]

Plenty of positives for Chris Dittmann Racing after solid weekend at Donington in BRDC British F3 Championship

Ayrton Simmons and Cian Carey showed plenty of potential in the BRDC British F3 Championship at Donington for Chris Dittmann Racing this weekend (22-23 Sept). Ayrton, on only his second race weekend in the competition, put on a pacey performance to take P3 in qualifying before going on to two P6s and a P7. Despite his lack of testing, it was unfortunate that two races were interrupted by long safety car periods, or a podium looked on the cards. Meanwhile, Cian, on debut, showed glimpses of his pace to take a Top 10 finish with limited time in the car[…..]

Impressive Ayrton Simmons shows his potential on British F3 Championship debut for Chris Dittmann Racing at Spa Francorchamps

Ayrton Simmons put on an impressive and promising performance on his BRDC British F3 Championship and team debut with Chris Dittmann Racing this weekend (21-22 July). The 17-year-old pushed for a podium until the very end to finish fourth in the second race at Spa Francorchamps. Despite being his first time at the track on his Championship debut and first time with the team having never tested the car, the Epping racer finished fourth in qualifying before taking the same spot in the race later on. And while other races were hampered by the mistakes of other drivers, team principal[…..]